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If Michael Vick isn't allowed on the field, which is the only way he wouldn't play, the Eagles have two capable backup quarterbacks.
If Vick doesn't play, the second-string Vince Young, who was inactive because of a hamstring issue Sunday, will likely return to be the starter in his regular season debut with the Eagles.
Young doesn't put up eye-popping statistics, but he does know how to put up the one statistic that counts—wins.
Even without Young the Eagles are in good hands with Mike Kafka, who may deserve the backup job.
Kafka looked impressive in his short stint on the field Sunday. He threw for 72 yards and completed seven of nine pass attempts against a good Atlanta Falcons defense trying to buckle down at the end of the game.
Kafka put the team in a position to win and should have only missed one pass. With 1:45 left in the game, on fourth down, Jeremy Maclin dropped a pass that hit off of his hands and would have sustained the drive.
Obviously, Vick gives the Eagles the best chance to win, but with either of the team's two solid backups, the Eagles shouldn't be written off against the New York Giants.
Without Vick the team's Super Bowl chances are nonexistent, but the Eagles are definitively talented enough to put up some wins if Vick couldn't play a few.