Found August 12, 2012 on Philly Sports Muse:
Mike Kafka Well, whaddya know. After being the talk of Thursday night’s preseason game against the Steelers, Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles is now in the #2 QB spot. But it’s not due to any controversy at the position. It’s because Mike Kafka’s left (non- throwing) hand was stepped on and broken during the game. Kafka is expected to be out for 2-3 weeks. While he is participating on a limited basis and taking part in some drill, he will not be able to take snaps. Kafka’s injury means that Foles will now take snaps with the second team. It’s what many Eagles fans wanted to see following his strong showing against the Steelers–he was 6-of-10 for 144 yards and two touchdowns–and Foles’ confidence has not been rattled by he increased speed he’s seen from the promotion. I feel really comfortable. In different drills and different things, there is a mixture of different players. I’ve been with different o-lineman. Whether it’s in the cafeteria, in the dorms, or in the meet

Is Nick Foles the Philadelphia Eagles’ New Backup Quarterback?

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Mike Kafka Injured, Nick Foles to Step in as Number Two Quarterback

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Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles QB impressed in his debut with the team. But can he be called the future after one quarter of pre-season play? I’ll be the first to admit that watching the Eagles’ first team play in their first Pre-season game was as entertaining as watching paint dry. They looked pretty bad. Michael Vick was ineffective and the defense looked frighteningly like...

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Philadelphia Eagles: highs and lows of the Steelers game

While the score of the game doesn’t matter, the Philadelphia Eagles are now one step closer to the 2012 regular season after a 24-23 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the pre-season opener Thursday night. During the pre-season, I will be breaking down the games with a “highs and lows” section. This will show what players/units shined and which still need work before the season...

Thanks to the Backups, Eagles Edge Steelers in Preseason Opener

            AP Photo/ Michael Perez In a game dedicated to Garrett Reid, it was the Eagles' third and fourth-stringers who saved the day.  If we didn't know any better, we would have thought Nick Foles and Trent Edwards were the first and second string quarterbacks. Michael Vick and Mike Kafka were dreadful as the first and second team offenses failed to score...
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