The Philadelphia Eagles are regretting their decision not to keep Mike Vick out of Sunday's game against the New York Giants. Vick was cleared to play the Giants after suffering a concussion in last week's game against the Atlanta Falcons.
In the game against the Giants, the troubled quarterback promptly injured his non-throwing right hand following what he says was a late hit. X-rays later revealed that Vick had a broken hand. He will be forced to miss 3 to 4 weeks.
This came as bad news to beleaguered Eagles fans and the team's front office who thought Vick was worth the $100 million contract they threw at him.
After the game, Vick, his right hand heavily bandaged, blamed the refs and the Giants' defense for late hits.
"I was on the ground constantly," said Vick, who threw for 176 yards and one interception. "Every time I throw the ball, I'm on the ground, getting hit in the head. I don't know why I don't get the 15-yard (flag) like everyone else (does). But hey, I'm not gonna complain about it. I'm just making everybody aware of it."