NFL notes

Posted: December 25, 2012 at 4:32 a.m.

EAGLES Vick likely to start PHILADELPHIA — Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles has a broken right hand, and Coach Andy Reid said Michael Vick will likely start against the New York Giants in Sunday’s season finale. Reid said Monday that Foles broke his throwing hand in the second quarter of a 27-20 loss to Washington, but returned to the game after X-rays at the stadium were negative. Vick hasn’t played since suffering a concussion during a loss to the Cowboys on Nov. 11. He was recently cleared to return. “There’s a pretty good chance Michael will be the starter,” Reid said. “That’s what we’re looking at right now. That’s the direction I’m going as we speak right now.” The Eagles (4-11 ) went 1-5 with the 23-year-old Foles as the starter. “I banged it up a little in the first half,” he said. “It didn’t affect my throwing at all.” A magnetic resonance imaging taken Monday revealed a hairline fracture, Reid said. Reid added because it’s a nondisplaced fracture, Foles should be 100 percent in abou

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