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Injury roundup: Michael Vick (hamstring) exits game

Michael Vick was knocked out of Sunday's win over the New York Giants with a hamstring injury, but the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback says it wasn't that serious.

Vick told reporters he could have returned to the game if backup quarterback Nick Foles had gotten hurt.

"Yeah, I would have gone in and just made sure I could sustain for the team," Vick said.

Vick said it was a coach's decision to keep him out of the game after the injury, and he supported the move.

"The coaches understood, why have me in the game when I'm not 100 percent when you have a healthy quarterback on the sideline?" Vick said.

Vick was hopeful that he would play next week at Tampa Bay, noting he's had an injury like this before. Vick said he missed one week of action the last time he had the injury. The quarterback is scheduled to have an MRI on Monday, The Patriot News reportedFoles showed Sunday that the Eagles can survive with Vick on the sideline.


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Here are the other big injuries from Sunday:

1. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported Green Bay Packers linebacker Clay Matthews has a broken thumb, per a source informed of the injury. However, it's unclear if he'll be able to continue playing with it.

2. The Jacksonville Jaguars lost the No. 2 overall pick in April's draft, Luke Joeckel, to a season-ending broken ankle. Joeckel was playing his first game at left tackle following the trade of Eugene Monroe.

3. Joeckel's injury will make life tougher for Jaguars quarterback Blaine Gabbert, who exited Sunday's loss in St. Louis with a hamstring injury. Chad Henne replaced Gabbert.

4. Denver Broncos cornerback Chris Harris suffered a concussion during the team's game in Dallas.

5. New Rams starting running back Zac Stacy insisted after Sunday's win that the rib injury that knocked him out of the game was only him "getting the wind knocked out."

6. New York Giants running back David Wilson got knocked out with a neck injury and did not return during the team's loss to the Eagles. Wilson said after the game he didn't think it was serious.

7. Chicago Bears defensive tackle Nate Collins left the team's loss to the New Orleans Saints with a knee injury. It did not look good, and the Bears already are thin at the position following Henry Melton's injury.

8. Packers linebacker Brad Jones injured his hamstring and did not return against the Detroit Lions.

9. The New England Patriots lost running back Leon Washington (ankle) and defensive tackle Tommy Kelly (knee) to injuries during the team's loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.

10.  San Diego Chargers running back Ryan Mathews exited the Chargers-Raiders matchup early in the second quarter with a concussion. Also, Chargers outside linebacker Jarret Johnson and Raiders running back Rashad Jennings were both forced out of the game with hamstring injuries.

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