Well, at least that was the case as of the latest reports from mid-afternoon Monday, with a source telling CSN Philly's Reuben Frank that Andy Reid had yet to make a decision. The longer that lingers, the more likely Vick is to get the starting nod Monday night in New Orleans.
But that could all change today or tomorrow. Reid didn't fire Juan Castillo until the Tuesday after Philly's last game, so he could be delaying this announcement with the Eagles not returning to practice until Wednesday.
On to what else is being talked about in the league's most popular division...
ESPNDallas.com's Calvin Watkins reports that DeMarco Murray's status remains up in the air headed into Week 9.
David Moore of the Dallas Morning News notes that Dan Connor is unlikely to suit up against Atlanta, leaving the Cowboys' linebacking corps extremely thin.
Gary Myers of the New York Daily News suggests that a Manning vs. Manning Super Bowl could be a distinct possibility this year.
Victor Cruz tells ESPN's Josina Anderson that contract talks are "moving in the right direction."
Sam Donnellon of the Philadelphia Daily News looks at the risks associated with going to Nick Foles at this stage.
Frank looks at Jason Babin's sack drought.
From Mike Jones of the Washington Post: Shanahan regrets the play call that saw Robert Griffin III take a pass interference call as a wide receiver.