The Philadelphia Eagles face off against the Cleveland Browns tonight in their third contest this preseason. While the third game is typically the most important for teams, with starters seeing their most playing time until the start of the regular season, that will not be the case for the Birds tonight.
As the Browns will be Philadelphia’s Week 1 opponent, plans to keep their cards close to their chests. Starters will play a quarter at most and the rest of the game will be an opportunity for the rest of the team to fight for their chance to make the team.
I know, it doesn’t sound terribly exciting. So why should you watch?
1. Another challenge for Foles. With Mike Vick sitting out this game and likely the remainder of the preseason and with Mike Kafka still out with a broken hand, all eyes are on rookie Nick Foles. Friday will mark his biggest challenge to date, for the first time going against a starting NFL defense. Andy Reid plans to play Foles for a half and Trent Edwards wi...