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There is a quarterback battle brewing in Philadelphia, and all the competitors think they can win.
Nick Foles praised Michael Vick as a rookie, and talked about learning all he could from him. This year on the eve of the Eagles 2013 training camp, Foles is singing a different tune, and it has nothing to do with learning from anyone.
Vick spoke with Birds 24/7 about the Eagles quarterback job, and made it clear he wasn’t in Philly to be a backup.
Nick Foles: "I’m not here to be a backup. I’m here to be the guy." More from @SheilKapadia: http://t.co/N2NWWtdmGf
— Tim McManus (@Tim_McManus) July 22, 2013
“I have all the confidence in the world in my ability,” Foles said. “But I still respect the players around me and I know what they’re capable of doing. But at the end of the day, I’m not here to be a backup. I’m here to be the guy. I don’t think we play this game to sit on the bench. We play it to play, and I’m here to play.”
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