Whatever your position at the beginning of the season regarding who was the best choice to start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles, it cannot be denied that Nick Foles has been good for the team. Great, even, as the team sits with an impressive 8-5 record . His numbers and performances have continued to astonish and the intrigue surrounding Foles has helped the Birds secure a spot in prime time, when their scheduled 1 pm game against the Bears on December 22 was moved to an 8:30 kickoff, overtaking the Patriots and Ravens for the coveted Sunday Night Football slot.
The NFL’s biggest story of is now also the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated.
Nick Foles, cover boy. Image via The 700 Level
The text surrounding the image provides a narrative for the Eagles’ season prior to Foles taking over for the injured Mike Vick.
“A dreadful start, No home wins before November, another winter of discontent looming in Philly. And then Nick Foles happened.”
The striking image is, of ...