Nick Foles is off to an unbelievably quick start as the Philadelphia Eagles’ starting quarterback. After watching the Eagles in preseason play, it’s hard to believe the same Nick Foles that looked completely out of his depth when compared to Michael Vick has now staked a claim on Vick’s job.
Statistics don’t often tell the whole story, and Nick Foles’ case is no different. Still, the stats are impressive enough to warrant some consideration. Considering Foles is completing over 60% of his passes and has thrown 13 interceptions to no interceptions this season, it’s easy to see why Foles is now the favored quarterback in Philadelphia.
Although Foles is currently on top, he’ll have to stay there over the course of the rest of the season to truly force the Eagles’ into a decision. Because Michael Vick is in a contract year, the Eagles will have to make a long-term decision in the near future.
If Nick Foles can continue to impress in Chip Kelly’s offense, Michael Vick will be gone....