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It was a very smart of Andy Reid to “rest” Michael Vick the rest of the way. He’s not making the playoffs, but he can still save his job if Nick Foles goes say 4-3. He can blame their slow start on Vick and his history developing quarterbacks will probably convince management to let Reid stick around and develop the promising young quarterback he drafted. If he Foles can’t show anything, Reid will probably be gone and a new coach will come in and probably bring in his own quarterback.
Given the history of non-1st round pick quarterbacks in the NFL (only 9 of 32 week 1 starting quarterbacks this year weren’t drafted in the first round), I say it’s more likely that Foles flops and Reid goes. It’ll be a shame. I’ve always said that for all of Reid’s faults, his work his quarterbacks outweighs them. He’s almost always fielded competitive teams. That being said, eventually a change just needs to be made, so I can understand letting him so, and if Reid decid...
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Michael Vick isn’t expected to play tackle football this weekend, as the Eagles turn to Nick Foles while Vick attempts to recover from a concussion.
It’s uncertain when — or even if — Vick will return this season. If he doesn’t, there’s a chance that he doesn’t even return to Philadelphia. He’s shown flashes of brilliance at times in Philly, but the overall body of...
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Did Philadelphia Inquirer cartoonist Rob Tornoe perfectly capture the innermost thoughts of Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles? My guess is yes, but I suppose we’ll never know.
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Actor Bradley Cooper plays Pat Solitano in his upcoming movie Silver Linings Playbook alongside Robert De Niro, who plays Cooper's obsessed Philadelphia Eagles father in the movie. Cooper said he and his father, who has since passed, were huge Eagles fans, which helped with his role in the movie.
"Anytime you can make a connection with your own life and your role, it...
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick will miss Sunday's game vs. the Washington Redskins due to the effects of a concussion.
Rookie Nick Foles, who replaced Vick during the 38-23 loss to Dallas on Sunday, and who practiced with the first team all week, will get his first NFL start in a battle of 3-6 teams fighting to save their seasons.
Philadelphia head trainer Rick Burkholder...
Nick Foles practiced with the first team this week and stuck around for extra film work.
He's ready to make his first career NFL start for the Philadelphia Eagles.
All he needs now is to officially and publicly be named the starter. The Eagles again practiced another day without injured quarterback Michael Vick. The veteran has sat out since suffering a severe concussion in...
When Michael Vick got concussed in the second quarter of the Eagles’ 38-23 loss to the Dallas Cowboys, first it is a real shame for such a gamer.
It might be a blessing in disguise for Philadelphia Eagle fans.
Not that Nick Foles will definitely be a World Beater, but the dude is 6’6”, 243 pounds, compared to Michael Vicks’ 6-0, 215 pounds.
Foles in size and stature is closest...
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Since Philadelphia Eagles rookie QB Nick Foles is slated to make his first career start this Sunday, and perhaps play the remainder of the 2012 season, I’ve had a few people bring up the David Carr debate as a reason not to let him play yet.
What do I mean by that? In case you didn’t know or need a memory refresher, David Carr was the No. 1 overall pick...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports the Eagles are planning to start Nick Foles in Week 11. Barring a miracle turnaround from Michael Vick (concussion), Foles will make his first career start against the Redskins. Foles was already slated to take all the first-team reps in Wednesday’s practice, while Vick’s “significant” concussion is widely expected to sideline him for weeks...
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Eagles QB Michael Vick, who was knocked out of last Sunday's loss to the Cowboys with a concussion is very unlikely to play against the Redskins this Sunday. Rookie QB Nick Foles, a third round draft pick, gets about as welcome an introduction to the NFL as you can get -- Washington's 30th-ranked pass defense.
Injured WR Pierre...
Eagles quarterback Michael Vick did not practice on Wednesday,
but has not yet been ruled out of Sunday's game vs. the Washington
It comes as no surprise the Philadelphia Eagles will start rookie quarterback Nick Foles on Sunday when they tangle with the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field.
Foles takes over for Michael Vick, who will not play after suffering a concussion last week in a loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reported Vick will not play.
Eagles coach Andy Reid said it was...
The Washington Redskins aren’t taking Philadelphia Eagles rookie quarterback Nick Foles lightly, Redskins cornerback DeAngelo Hall said Wednesday.
“This kid is in this league for a reason,” Hall said in the locker room at Redskins Park. “He’s waiting for his chance to get out there and play. It just so happens to come against us…. Our coaches coached him in the Senior...
23-year-old Nick Foles now has the opportunity of a lifetime--- a starting QB gig in the NFL. It's an amazing development, considering previous QB#1 Mike Vick had taken a huge beating at the hands of opposing defensive pressures, but was not knocked out on a TKO until Sundays' tough loss against Dallas.
Now at 3-6, what do we have to lose? The Eagles' Brain Trust...
This Given Sunday is examining the biggest injury questions before each week of the NFL season. Here are the top-five health-related storylines entering Week 11.
It turns out the belief when McFadden was injured on Nov. 4 was that he'd miss 2-4 weeks, which means he's a huge question mark for Sunday after missing practice to start the week. Expect...
It's the battle of the NFC East's bottom teams for this matchup.Both teams showed a lot of promise at the beginning with Robert Griffin III leading the Redskins to a 2-2 record and Michael Vick leading the the Eagles to 3-1 record.However, a lot has changed since then as both teams currently stand at 3-6 and barely clinging to any hopes of making it to the playoffs.Come Sunday...