Michael Vick likely to start in Week 17, Nick Foles has broken hand: Fantasy implications

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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles has a broken hand, an injury that could lead to Michael Vick starting in Week 17. We break down the fantasy implications.

Michael Vick could start one final time at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles because Nick Foles has a broken throwing hand. Foles played the second half of Sunday's loss to the Washington Redskins with the injury, coach Andy Reid said on Monday. Reid said there was a "pretty good chance" Vick starts on Sunday against the New York Giants.

Vick began the season as Philadelphia's starting quarterback but came under criticism for a number of turnovers early in the season. Foles got his first start in Week 11, after Vick suffered a concussion in the first half of a loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Vick was cleared to return earlier this month but Foles has remained the starter. Vick and Reid will likely not be back in Philadelphia next season.

Fantasy Impact: No one wants Foles to be injured but there is something poetic about Reid and Vick possibly teaming up one final time. Fantasy owners fielding a team in Week 17 should stay away but it will be interesting to watch.

Foles continues to have value in dynasty formats.

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