Originally written on Philly Sports Muse  |  Last updated 11/20/14
The Philadelphia Eagles just completed their first organized team activities (OTAs) of the 2012 offseason and are preparing for their second this week. The practices are, as head coach Andy Reid says, an opportunity for the team to “knock off some of the rust” accumulated from the offseason and provide an early glimpse into who may be a factor during the season. The importance of Mike Vick’s backup cannot be overstated, as history shows that there is a strong likelihood that the player in this role will start at least a couple of games during the course of the season. With Vince Young now with the Buffalo Bills, the fight is on between Mike Kafka, Trent Edwards and Nick Foles for the number 2 spot. And it seems that Kafka is taking an early and decisive lead. Reid liked what he saw from Foles, but it’s understood that the rookie out of the University of Arizona has a lot more to take in to begin understanding the Eagles’ offense. But Foles has displayed intelligence and an eagerne...
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