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Eagles QB, Mike Kafka
Nick Foles Fever has officially swept the city of Philadelphia. The noise on sports talk radio has turned from contentions that Foles should be Mike Vick’s backup to assertions by some that he should be the starter. While the Eagles are left to deal with a potential QB controversy in the making, the other two candidates for the third and final QB roster spot have flown under the radar a bit.
Mike Kafka was anointed Vick’s backup in the offseason. At the time, it seemed like a reasonable option. After the departure of Vince Young, Kafka was the only QB besides Vick on the roster that knew and understood the Eagles offense. Eventually the team added veteran Trent Edwards to the mix, but still stood by Kafka. Then they drafted Foles.
When Mike Kafka broke his non-throwing hand in the first preseason game against the Steelers, it clearly opened the door for Nick Foles. It may have opened the door for Trent Edwards too.
The precarious nature of carrying a rookie as ...
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When the Philadelphia Eagles selected Nick Foles in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft the logic was unclear. Was the Arizona QB brought in to be developed for future trade potential or did the Eagles intend to bring him along in hopes that he would eventually emerge as their future starting quarterback? During the NFL preseason Foles let his play on the field answer that question...
Ray Didinger is a man that needs no introduction, particularly not to Philadelphia Eagles fans. He literally wrote the book on the franchise’s history, co-authoring the Eagles Encyclopedia in 2005. His books and writing for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Daily News landed him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He has won multiple Emmy awards for his role in writing and producing...
Rookie quarterback Nick Foles, filling in for injured starter Michael Vick, threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-10 victory over the mistake-prone Cleveland Browns on Friday night.
With Vick sidelined with bruised ribs, Foles stepped in and played impressively for the Eagles (3-0), who open the regular season in Cleveland on Sept...
Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles outplayed Cleveland Browns rookie Brandon Weeden on Friday night, and it wasn’t all that close.
Weeden struggled against the Eagles
Weeden fumbled twice while completing just 9 of his 20 pass attempts. Weeden also did not appear to be on the same page as his No. 1 receiver, completing just one of fourpasses aimed at Greg Little...
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Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles faced an NFL first defense for the first time in his career on Monday night and if he was nervous about it he certainly didn’t let on.
In the 27-10 victory by the Eagles over the Browns, Foles finished the first half 12/19 for 146 yards with 2 touchdowns and 1 interception for a 99.9 passer rating. At...
Michael Vick is the starting quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles. Let’s just get that one out of the way right now.
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No. 7 has earned that role with stellar, dependable play no one could have expected when the Eagles signed him in 2009.
However, as his inability to stay on the field has been displayed in each of the Eagles’ preseason...
CLEVELAND (AP) -- Rookie quarterback Nick Foles, filling in for injured starter Michael Vick, threw two touchdown passes in the first quarter to lead the Philadelphia Eagles to a 27-10 victory over the mistake-prone Cleveland Browns on Friday night.
With Vick sidelined with bruised ribs, Foles stepped in and played impressively for the Eagles (3-0), who open the regular season in...
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The Philadelphia Foles..err, Eagles, defeated the Cleveland Browns 27-10 in Game 3 of the 2012 preseason.
new most popular player in Philadelphia, Nick Foles, continued his
preseason shock-and-awe show by completing 12 of 19 passes for 146
yards, 2 TDs and one interception.
Foles was picked-off on his
second pass attempt after launching a bomb...
The roster gets cut from 90 to 75 players after this preseason Game 3, so a lot is riding on this one for many young careers---and some fading careers, too.QB Nick Foles is expected to play little more than 1 quarter for the Eagles---then it's the Trent Edwards Show the rest of the way.
TV: 6ABC (Local Philly area)Radio: 94WIPGame Time: 7:30 EDT, August 24, 2012...Cleveland...