Source: Michael Vick out Sunday vs. Tampa

Source: Michael Vick out Sunday vs. Tampa
October 7, 2013, 1:00 pm
Share This Post

Michael Vick, on the bench during Sunday's game against the Giants, threw for 105 yards and rushed for 79 before injuring his hamstring. (USA Today Images)

Updated: 3:38 p.m.

Michael Vick, who injured his hamstring Sunday against the Giants, is out for Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay, according to an NFL source.

Vick left just before halftime of the Eagles’ 36-21 win at MetLife Stadium and didn’t return, as backup Nick Foles took over and finished off the win. 

Foles will make his first start of the season in Tampa, where last year he authored a buzzer-beating win over the Bucs to snap an eight-game Eagles losing streak with Vick sidelined by a concussion. It’s still Foles’ lone win as an Eagles starter.

In his press conference Monday afternoon, head coach Chip Kelly said Vick is "day to day" with what an MRI revealed was a "pulled" hamstring and hasn't been ruled out for next Sunday.

"We have not made any decision on who our starting quarterback is next week," said Kelly, who also addressed the question of whether Foles could win the starting job if he plays well enough in Vick's absence (see story)

Vick completed 6 of 14 passes for 105 yards for a passer rating of 69.0 and ran seven times for 79 yards before exiting the game. He suffered the injury after going out of bounds on a 13-yard scramble late with 5:05 to play in the second quarter.

Vick initially stayed in the game but left after the first play of the next series and never returned. Foles completed 16 of 25 passes for 197 yards and threw touchdown passes of 25 and five yards. He compiled a passer rating of 114.9 on eight-plus possessions.

Foles, a second-year pro, will make his seventh career start on Sunday at Raymond James Stadium. The 2012 third-round pick out of Arizona is 1-5 as a starter.