Michael Vick continues to work back from what he described as a “bad” hamstring pull.
With the Dallas game just five days away, Vick does not sound like he is close to full health. Signs point to Nick Foles getting his second straight start.
“I’m just trying to work every day to get myself back into a position where I can come out here and run full-speed down the field,” said Vick, who was limited Tuesday.
“When I try to burst, the knot is there. I think another week of rehab could put me in a position where I can start gaining some confidence and doing things that I normally do.”
Vick mentioned that his hamstring injury is “up high” on his leg which, according to the QB, increases the chances of re-aggravating it. He stressed that he needs to take the proper precautions so he does not suffer a setback. The 33-year-old signal-caller sat out Sunday’s win over Tampa. With James Casey sidelined with a groin injury, Vick dressed and served as the team’s emergency quarterback.
He was asked: What are you able to do and what are you not able to do?
“If I had to go in the game I could just sit in the pocket and throw the football,” said Vick. “That’s like playing seven-on-seven, but seven-on-seven is unrealistic on Sundays because you’ve got people coming at you. Being an emergency guy, that’s just what I’m going to be — emergency guy — if that’s the case.”