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Michael Vick gets starting nod in Philly

Updated: September 22, 2010, 11:53 AM ET
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PHILADELPHIA -- The Philadelphia Eagles have named Michael Vick the team's starting quarterback, coach Andy Reid said Tuesday.

"When someone is playing at the level Michael Vick is playing, you have to give him an opportunity," Reid said. "This isn't about Kevin Kolb's play. You're talking about Michael Vick as one the best quarterbacks in the NFL right now."

Kolb missed the last six quarters because of a concussion, and Vick played well in his absence. Kolb was cleared to practice ...

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