Riding the Hot Hand: Vick or Kolb?

The question of who to start as quarterback never gets answered in Philadelphia. Six months ago it was “McNabb or Kolb;” now we’ve moved on to “Kolb or Vick.”

Six weeks into the season, we’ve seen great play from both Kevin Kolb and Michael Vick. And while Kolb is still likely the long term franchise QB, it’s no longer clear who gives the Eagles the best chance to win on any given Sunday. The question may be moot this weekend when Vick likely will not have recovered fully from his rib injury, but after the Eagles’ by in week eight, head coach Andy Reid will have to make a choice.

Perhaps we can get a leg up on this decision by examining how well the two quarterbacks have done so far …