Vick injured vs. Giants, replaced by Foles

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Vick injured vs. Giants, replaced by Foles

October 6, 2013, 3:00 pm
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Michael Vick passed for 105 yards and ran for 79 yards before leaving Sunday's game against the Giants with an apparent hamstring injury. (AP)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Michael Vick on Sunday left the Eagles' 36-21 victory over the Giants just before the end of the first half with an apparent hamstring injury.

Vick had passed for 105 yards and ran seven times for an additional 79 yards before handing the ball off to backup Nick Foles, who marched the offense to a field goal drive that helped the Eagles go into halftime up, 19-7, at MetLife Stadium.

Vick was listed as questionable to return but did not play in the second half. He came back onto the field to start the second half with his helmet off and continued to get worked on by team doctor Peter DeLuca on the sidelines.

Foles, who completed seven of his first eight passes on the drive he relieved Vick, took over the offense to start the second half.

Vick survived a rocky first quarter, in which he didn’t have a passing yard, to lead the Eagles to 10 second-quarter points and a 13-7 lead when he pulled up lame after an 13-yard scramble to the Giants’ 18.

He stayed in the game and completed two more passes before Alex Henery’s 29-yard field goal put the Eagles up 16-7. Vick came out to start the next drive but scrambled to his left on the opening play and threw the ball out of bounds while absorbing a big hit from Pro Bowl defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul.

He came out after the play, with 1:25 left in the half, and in came Foles, who drove the Eagles 75 yards to the Giants’ 18, where Henery’s 36-yarder with four seconds to go built the lead to 19-7. Foles completed a 21-yard pass to DeSean Jackson to get inside the Giants’ red zone.

Foles has appeared in three of the Eagles' five games this season and entered Sunday's game against the Giants 3 of 5 for 49 yards and a touchdown.

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