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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 one point it appeared that Foles had scored his third touchdown in under 6 minutes but the long haul to fellow rookie Damaris Johnson just missed being a score, as Johnson failed to get his second foot in the endzone.
For those keeping count, that’s 6 touchdowns in 3 preseason games for Foles, the most of any QB in the league.
Trent Edwards did his part to make the battle for backup QB even more interesting with an impressive showing in the second half. The former Bills starter went 14/17 for 127 yards with 1 touchdown for a whopping 117.4 rating. Edwards had luck on his side, as his first pass in the game w...