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Eagles injuries: Michael Vick still not cleared, DeSean Jackson to have MRI


As losses continue to mount for the Eagles, so do the injuries. DeSean Jackson and Fletcher Cox, two of the few bright spots this season, left last night's game and will require further scans today to determine the full extent of their injuries.

After the game Andy Reid described DeSean Jackson's as a rib cartilage injury and said he would have a CT scan and an MRI this morning. Fletcher Cox will have a CT scan on his lower back after suffering a contusion.

Perhaps the most concerning injury news from last night involves players who weren't even in the game. Michael Vick took another IMPACT concussion test yesterday and was unable to pass. When asked whether Vick is close to returning, Andy Reid said their primary concern was getting him healthy.

"We have to get him healthy here to see where he's at," Reid said. "He took another test today and he didn't pass it. I'm not going to put him at risk. I'm not going to do that. That's not where we're going with this thing."

The test is designed to match a players brain activity with a baseline they set in the offseason. That Vick has not yet reached this baseline three weeks out from his initial concussion is a concern. However, it is worth nothing that Vick is symptom-free according to Eagles trainer Rick Burkholder.

LeSean McCoy also miss last night's game with a concussion and, like Vick, has also not yet passed a baseline test.

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