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Reid: Michael Vick "Deserves To Play"

Andy Reid met the media today to explain why he decided to name Michael Vick as the permanent starting quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles.

Reid stressed that the move had nothing to do with Kevin Kolb’s injury. He said that Michael Vick’s “accelerated play” prompted him to make the move. When a QB is playing at the level Vick is right now, Reid says he deserves to play.

Reid said that Kolb is in the unfortunate situation of being behind an “ex superstar that has now regained his abilities.”

The press conference is ongoing…