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The Philadelphia Eagles routed the Tampa Bay Buccaneers 31-20 on Sunday with Nick Foles turning in an impressive performance while filling in for injured QB Mike Vick. Vick suffered a hamstring injury last week against the New York Giants and Foles replaced him, guiding the Eagles to a victory. Should Nick Foles remain the Philadelphia Eagles QB, even if Mike Vick is healthy and can play next week? Vick took a pay cut this season in order to remain with the Eagles this season, playing under rookie head coach Chip Kelly. Soon after Kelly was announced as the Eagles new coach, many speculated that Foles would be traded because he wasn’t a mobile quarterback and seemingly didn’t fit into what many believed the Philadelphia offense would look like this season. Foles has actually proven to be a better manager of Kelly’s offense in limited action this season than Vick. He has completed 38 of 56 passes for 493 yards and five touchdowns. More importantly, no interceptions. Foles also showca...
  • Vick is the Eagles starting QB and will start when healthy! Hopefully Vick will be ready for Cowboys and ends all this annoying concocted controversy. Foles had protection and looked good, however he wasn't under any real pressure except when he was sacked! His trade value went up and he's a great back up QB for right now and eventually will be a starter in the NFL! With that said Vick is still the man and gives Eagles the best chance to win!!
  • It's only a matter of time before Vick get hurt worse because he refuses to slide when scrambles. That stubborn attitude willbe his downfall in the end.

Eagles vs. Bucs Week 6 WTF and WTG Awards

Nick Foles led the Philadelphia Eagles to their third win of the season in beating the Bucs at home, 31-20.  There were plenty of positives to take from the game yesterday, but there were still some nagging negatives. Let’s get right to it… Things that made me say WTG! (the positives) – AP Photo/Chris O’Meara Of course we have to start with Nick Foles.  For the most part...

Nick Foles taking first team snaps for Eagles

getty images Nick Foles was spotted taking the first team snaps for the Philadelphia Eagles on Tuesday. Similar to last week Foles is taking the first team snaps with Matt Barkley operating second and Michael Vick third. This is not exactly a surprise after Vick said he still away from being 100 percent. Drills are same as last week: Foles first, Barkley second, Vick third. #EaglesTalk...

Eagles Nick Foles Scores A Rushing TD on QB Draw (Video)

Who said Nick Foles couldn’t run the ball? Michael Vick is on the sidelines in Tampa boiling right now as the Buccaneers allowed Nick Foles and the Eagles to drive all the way down the field. Foles capped the drive with an unread option like quarterback draw. H/T Bleacher Report

Michael Vick Could Miss Multiple Weeks

  Last Sunday, Philadelphia Eagles starting quarterback, Michael Vick, sustained a left hamstring injury in the second quarter of the Birds win over division rival New York Giants. Despite attempts by head coach Chip Kelly to downplay the severity of Vick’s injury, it appears as though the twelve-year veteran could […]The post Michael Vick Could Miss Multiple Weeks appeared...

Bucs give up halftime lead to Eagles, remain winless

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Nick Foles threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth, leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a 31-20 victory over the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Foles finished a long first-quarter scoring drive with a 4-run and threw TD passes of 12 and 36 yards to DeSean Jackson. With the injured Michael Vick active but not playing, Foles made his seventh...

The Great Debate: Michael Vick or Nick Foles?

The Eagles have had a number of problems this season. However, they finally have a good problem. They have two very capable quarterbacks who can win football games. The only issue is which quarterback to go with moving forward. It used to be an unwritten rule that you couldn’t lose your job due to injury. I hope Michael Vick doesn’t believe that. Let’s remember that Vick took...

Philadelphia Eagles: Nick Foles Shines In Philly’s Second Straight Win

Nick Foles leads the Eagles to a 31-20 victory,the team’s third win of the season, the second of his career, and his second in Tampa Bay. Philly became just the third team in the history of the NFL to accumulate over 400 yards of total offense through their first six games of the season (the Broncos would become the fourth later that afternoon).  They moved the ball well in spurts...

Michael Vick: Still feel knot in hammy

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick described his hamstring injury as a "bad pull" Tuesday and said he was only at "60 65 percent" last week. He would not put a percentage on where he is now. He did not go as far as saying he can't play Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys but he sounded like a man resigned to missing his second consecutive start. "I feel...

Vick back at Eagles practice

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick practiced on a limited basis Tuesday, but there is no word on his status for Sunday's game vs. Dallas. Vick suffered a hamstring injury against the New York Giants two weeks ago and missed last Sunday's game at Tampa Bay. He threw passes on Tuesday, did some light jogging, and worked in individual drills for Philadelphia (3-3). But he did...

Week 7 Waiver Wire - Add, Watch or Flier

QBAdd– Nick Foles – Foles is the perfect bye week fill in for Drew Brees owners and those looking for much needed points from the QB position for a crucial week 7 win. Last week on the road in Tampa Bay Foles threw for 296 yards and 3 TD’s, and this week he faces the Dallas Cowboys at home and they are allowing the MOST fantasy points to QB’s after 6 weeks.Flier – Josh...

Eagles’ Injury Report: Michael Vick, Nick Foles, Jason Peters, Connor Barwin

The Philadelphia Eagles march into Raymond James Stadium this Sunday to take on the winless Tampa Bay Buccaneers who are coming off of their bye week. The game was in jeopardy of being postponed when it was revealed that three players on the Bucs were diagnosed with MRSA. Now that we know the show will go on as planned Sunday, let’s take a look at the Eagles’ injury report for...

Eagles Versus Bucs: Staff Predictions

As scary thing occurred as the Eagles Faithful staff made their predictions. Everyone but the noble Mike Burke chose the Eagles. That tends to be a bad omen for the Birds. Let’s see how this plays out… Hal Greenblatt As I wrote in the game day preview, this is the definition of a trap game for the Eagles. The Birds are flying high after a win over the division rival New York...

Vick 'optimistic' for Sunday

Eagles quarterback Michael Vick, who has missed the last two games with a hamstring injury, is hopeful he'll be able to play Sunday against the New York Giants. Vick was injured in Philadelphia's first matchup with the Giants this season, a 36-21 win on Oct. 6. The Eagles have gone 1-1 without him. ''I'm optimistic about it,'' Vick said after practicing...

Michael Vick ruled out vs Tampa Bay

TAMPA, Fla. — Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Michael Vick has officially been ruled out against the Buccaneers due to a hamstring injury. Vick was injured late in the first half last week against the New York Giants, and was replaced by Nick Foles who is expected to start next week. Vick tried practicing through the week […]

Podcast Ep 9: Dallas Week!

On this edition of the Eagles Faithful Podcast, Steve and Hal recap the Philadelphia Eagles win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, look ahead to their game against the Cowboys next week, and discuss the starting quarterback situation between Nick Foles and Michael Vick. Eagles Faithful Podcast Episode 9: Dallas Week! You can listen to the episode by following the link above, or by...
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