Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will miss Sunday's game against the Washington Redskins because of a concussion.

Rookie Nick Foles, who replaced Vick during a 38-23 loss to Dallas on Sunday, will get his first NFL start.

Eagles coach Andy Reid made the announcement Friday at the team's practice facility. It was only because Vick had not completed the league-mandated concussion testing earlier in the week that Reid did not officially rule him out until the team's final practice.

"That was one of his goals, obviously, to stay healthy all season. He's a very considerate guy, and he feels like he lets people down, and his teammates down," Reid said of Vick. "And that's not the case, he's hurt. But he's one of the most competitive, toughest guys I've been around."

Foles, a third-round pick out of Arizona, was 22 of 32 for 219 yards with a touchdown and an interception against the Cowboys.

"He's comfortable with what we've been running," Reid said of Foles.

Fines: Jacksonville defensive tackle Terrance Knighton, Kansas City linebacker Tamba Hali and New England linebacker Brandon Spikes were fined $25,000 each by the NFL for hits in recent games.

Knight was fined for making helmet-to-helmet contact with Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck, Hali was docked for striking Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Byron Leftwich with his helmet, and Spikes was punished for hitting Buffalo Bills quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick with his helmet.


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Referee Tony Corrente was fined one game check by the NFL for uttering obscenities with his microphone on during a Nov. 4 game in Indianapolis between the Colts and the Miami Dolphins.

Ditka suffers minor stroke: Hall of Famer Mike Ditka, an ESPN analyst, was hospitalized because of a minor stroke, according to the network.

Ditka told the Chicago Tribune he was feeling "good right now and it's not a big deal."

Patriots: Tight end Aaron Hernandez will sit out against the Colts on Sunday because of an ankle injury that has bothered him most of the season.