Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/30/14
Eagles coach Andy Reid said Monday that quarterback Michael Vick has a "pretty significant" concussion, making it likely that rookie Nick Foles will get his first pro start Sunday against the Washington Redskins. Foles, the Eagles' third-round pick out of the University of Arizona, replaced Vick early in the second quarter of Sunday's 38-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys after Vick was hit by Cowboys linebacker Ernie Sims. Vick fell backwards and hit his head on the ground, apparently causing the concussion. Foles did a decent job considering that he hadn't had any reps with the first-team offense since the preseason. He completed 22 of 32 passes for 219 yards and a touchdown. He also had an interception, which was returned 47 yards for a touchdown by Brandon Carr. "He did a nice job of keeping his eyes down the field," Reid said. "He was under pressure and made a couple of nice plays there. There are a couple of plays he'd like to have bac...
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