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Michael Vick gets concussion; Philadelphia Eagles lose

The Philadelphia Eagles are going to get a look at rookie quarterback Nick Foles for some regular-season action, but they didn't want it to happen like this.

Michael Vick was taken to the locker room during Sunday's 38-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys and and was diagnosed with a concussion. Vick also has an eye injury after being slammed to the turf by Cowboys nose tackle Jay Ratliff.

Eagles coach Andy Reid said after the game the team doesn't know the severity of the concussion and that Vick will be re-evaluated this week.

The Eagles only had Foles ready to go at quarterback, as third-stringer Trent Edwards was inactive and wide receiver Jason Avant, who serves as the emergency QB, was out with a hamstring injury.

Foles lit up the Eagles with a huge preseason performance. It remains to be seen if Vick will be available to play next week against the Washington Redskins, but this might be Foles' chance to grab the starting job for good. It's remarkable it took this long for Vick to leave a game this season considering the punishment that he's taken.

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