Michael Vick runs with first team

Updated: July 26, 2013, 4:32 PM ET
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Michael Vick received the initial chance to play with the first-team offense during practice Friday in his battle to win the Philadelphia Eagles' starting quarterback job.

Nick Foles opened with the second team to start while fourth-round pick Matt Barkley was with the third team.

According to multiple reports, Foles did eventually run with the first team.

New Eagles coach Chip Kelly said Tuesday that Vick and Foles would split the reps at the beginning of training camp and that he would have a starter named by the time he's planning for Philadelphia's Week 1 game against the Washington Redskins.

Vick, who spoke to reporters Tuesday, said he has gained four pounds of "all muscle" during the offseason. He also said that if he doesn't emerge from training camp with the starting job that he would still support the team.

Foles, meanwhile, said he doesn't believe any of the quarterbacks have an edge on the competition entering training camp.

Foles started six games last year after Vick was injured, going 1-5 on a team that finished 4-12. He completed 60.8 percent of his passes for 1,699 yards, six touchdowns and five interceptions.

Vick has missed 11 games because of injuries over the past three seasons. He finished last year with 2,362 yards passing, 12 touchdowns and 10 interceptions and lost five fumbles.

As expected, Friday's practice was run at fast pace with the offense usually taking three to four seconds between plays.

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