Originally written on MyTeamRivals.com  |  Last updated 11/5/14
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 opener at Cleveland. Highs: QB Nick Foles: Rookie quarterback Nick Foles showed last night why the Eagles used their third round draft pick on him. Foles completed six passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns, including a 70 yard touchdown to wide receiver Damaris Johnson. K Alex Henery: The second year place kicker started the pre-season off with a bang when he hit a 51 yard game winning field goal. WR Damaris Johnson sprints towards the endzone for a 70 yard touchdown pass from QB Nick Foles. Henery, who set an NFL accuracy record for rookie kickers last season, seems to have picked up right where he left o...
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