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If I didn’t know any better, I’d swear that Philadelphia Eagles QB Nick Foles was already a five-time pro-bowler and Super Bowl MVP.
Fortunately, I know that he’s just a rookie who has attempted a mere 38 passes in two preseason games during his 15 day career as an Eagle.
But wow, what a 38 pass attempts it has been!
He has completed 24 (63.2%) of them for 361 yards, four TDs, one INT and has a QB rating of 118.4 — tops in the NFL right now.
While that is a great start to Foles’ career, let’s not go overboard here.
The majority of the hype and excitement over Foles in Philly is for him to be the clear-cut winner of the backup QB competition. However, I’ve also seen and heard numerous people saying that he should be the starter this year and will certainly be the starter in 2013 and beyond.
And to that, I say…slow your roll big guy.
Listen, I’m as excited as anyone about the potential Foles appears to have. However, two preseason games does not...