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Vick Could Miss 3-4 Weeks: Eskin

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    LONDON - JANUARY 04: A man walks to work in freezing conditions on January 4, 2010 in London, England. Much of the UK is in the grip of freezing weather with snow and ice disrupting transport across the country as people return to work after the Christmas break. The MET office confirmed that the Christmas period has been the coldest for 25 years with temperatures as low as -17C being recorded in Scotland. (Photo by Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

    UPDATE: News came out Monday afternoon that Vick's hand wasn't broken but that his status for the San Francisco game remained uncertain.


    It looks like the Eagles will have Vince Young or Mike Kafka under center the next few weeks.

    Eagles insider Howard Eskin reports that Michael Vick would miss at least three to four weeks with a broken right hand, he reported on Football Night in Philly.

    Vick was hurt after being thrown to the ground late in the third quarter of the Eagles 29-16 loss to the Giants Sunday. X-rays showed a fracture in Vick’s non-throwing hand.

    Even though the team has yet to even get Vick an MRI, Eskin says they already know to prepare for some games with their Pro Bowl QB.

    One of Vick’s targets WR Riley Cooper left Sunday’s game with a concussion. Cooper will be out at least one week and possibly tow, Eskin reports.

    As for Eagles No. 1 (he has more receptions and yards than DeSean Jackson so far this season) Jeremy Maclin, he has a strained hamstring. There is a good possibility that Maclin could play next week, team sources tell Eskin.