The Philadelphia Eagles said that the injury suffered by quarterback Michael Vick was “significant,” following his concussion that took place in last week’s loss. It now appears as if that designation was exaggerated by the Eagles, simply to make things look better in case Nick Foles had a big game on Sunday against the Washington Redskins.
If Foles had come in and played a great game, then the Eagles could have said that Vick’s injury was still “significant,” meaning they could keep playing the rookie while Vick continued to sit on the bench and watch. This would have squashed some talk of a quarterback controversy.
After all, Philadelphia has had enough talk about quarterback controversies and coaching dilemmas in 2012. It has been another nightmarish season for the Eagles.
After watching Sunday’s game, a 31-6 loss at the hands of the Redskins, it does not appear as if things will be looking up any time soon either.
Foles, who made his first career start, did not look that great. ...