Found July 28, 2013 on This Given Sunday:
The Eagles are moving forward with training camp, as are the other 31 teams in the NFL, but the Eagles still aren’t sure who will be taking snaps at the beginning of the season. According to John Gonzalez of, Michael Vick and Nick Foles split first-team reps again. Vick completed, unofficially, 9 of 14 passes while Foles completed 9 of 16. Gonzalez notes that neither quarterback did anything to separate himself. Matt Barkley was the only quarterback that did anything impressive at all, completing 9 of 11 passes in 15 snaps, including a deep pass to Greg Salas, according to the report. For the incumbent, Michael Vick, time may be running out. The longer he fails to impress his coaches, the greater the possibility that another quarterback will step up to the plate in a big way. While Nick Foles is the only man that could unseat Vick right now, a few good outings in preseason action by Matt Barkley could at least get him in the conversation. Considering th...

Report: Vick-Foles in real battle

Is Michael Vick fighting for more than just his starting job? According to Geoff Mosher of, the battle between veteran Vick and Nick Foles for the starting quarterback job goes much further - it could also be a fight for a spot on the Phildelphia Eagles roster. According to the report, the Eagles are prepared to have Matt Barkley as the backup and Dennis Dixon as...

Report: Loser Of Vick, Foles QB Battle Could Be Cut By Eagles

The quarterback battle between Michael Vick and Nick Foles has career ramifications to it, with the winner probably taking all. Pro Football Talk via CSN Philly, is reporting that the loser of the quarterback battle between Vick and Foles could be cut by the Eagles. In this scenario, the winner would be the starter, with rookie Matt Barkley being the backup, and Dennis Dixon as the...

Eagles 2013 Preseason Preview: Top 5 players to watch

The first game of the Philadelphia Eagles 2013 preseason is against the New England Patriots, and it’s a perfect opponent to kick off the Eagles’ preseason. The Patriots are the type of defense and offense to truly give a challenge to the Eagles. And while preseason games are always chalked up as meaningless to football pundits, there is more going on in these games than what...

Eagles may get rid of loser of Vick-Foles battle

Geoff Mosher of was a guest on PFT Live and indicated that the Eagles might get rid of the loser of the Michael Vick-Nick Foles quarterback compeittion. Mosher also believes there’s a chance rookie Matt Barkley could win the job and then the Eagles would make Foles the back up and Vick would be gone.  It looks like no matter what, Barkley and Dennis Dixon will be...

Nick Foles:Matt Barkley is "really beyond his years."

As reported in our training camp report, the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback battle is far from over. Neither Nick Foles nor incumbent Michael Vick has stepped up and claimed the spot as their own thus far. One name that is simmering and watching in the background is rookie Matt Barkley who has the upside of an NFL starter. When Players View spoke with Foles on Saturday,he praised...

PV Report: Philadelphia Eagles look lopsided at training camp

The Philadelphia Eagles are moving into the advanced stages of their new offensive system. Saturday was the last day without pads to iron out the details. Players View was at the NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia to examine how things are shaping up. Pros: Head Coach Chip Kelly’s new offense is fast. Throughout the entire afternoon there was never a huddle. From the sideline...

Ban College Football? Compare it to Dog-Fighting? Are You Crazy?

There is actually a guy out there that thinks college football should be banned. To illustrate his point he compares the game to dog-fighting (I'm sure Michael Vick's past had nothing to do with that) in that the game is just as brutal (just not to the death). A writer for the New Yorker has bee trying to make the case. Call it a hunch, but I do't think he'll get...

Eagles to retire McNabb's number

Eagles chairman and CEO Jeffrey Lurie announced on Monday that the team will retire Donovan McNabb's No. 5 jersey at a game on Sept. 19.

Eagles Training Camp: Quarterback Battle a Lackluster Performance In Front of Fans

In the first practice at Lincoln Financial Field and in front of a couple thousand fans, the Eagles quarterbacks didn’t relish in the opportunity to take control of a competition that likely will linger for some time. With Nick Foles aiming to beat out Michael Vick, rookie Matt Barkley getting serious reps in the now three way battle, and the option-reads and footwork being...

Eagles’ Offense Will look Like Oregon, Unless Nick Foles Is The Starter

The Chip Kelly era is underway here in Philadelphia, and the number question that people ask Kelly and his new regime, is what will the offense look like? When Kelly was hired, he hung on to longtime Eagles tight end coach Ted Williams, who has been with the Eagles since 1995. Williams told Birds 24/7 that he’s spent a lot of time learning the Oregon Ducks read option system that...
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