What They’re Saying About the Eagles

Here’s a roundup of what the national media are saying about the Eagles this week.

In his MVP Watch, Dan Graziano of ESPN.com puts LeSean McCoy sixth:

There’s a little-known clause in Chip Kelly’s contract that says he’s allowed to go back to Oregon and play quidditch in Phil Knight’s backyard if McCoy isn’t on the team anymore. A little bit further down, in the fine print at the bottom of the page, it says that Kelly’s actually not required to coach any game prior to which McCoy exhibits cold symptoms. Kelly’s got a heck of a contract lawyer.

Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com puts Nick Foles in the “worse than the numbers indicate” category of the QB Index:

Luck matters. Nick Foles didn’t have a great game in Green Bay despite his incredible box score line. He held the ball too long at times. Two long touchdowns both came off poor throws that could have been picked off. Give Foles credit for pulling the trigger on vertical tries.

The Eagles lead the league with 61 explosive pass plays, which is defined as plays of 20+ yards. That’s 16 more than any other team. From Brian Billick on NFL.com:

While Philadelphia doesn’t have the best offense in the league, it does have the most explosive one. The Eagles have 16 more explosive plays on offense than any other team in the league, and seem to be rounding into form with Nick Foles as quarterback. If the defense can play better, Philadelphia should be favored in the NFC East.

Pete Prisco of CBSSports.com has the Eagles 16th in his power rankings:

Nick Foles is playing at a high level and the Eagles are a playoff contender. Two road victories can do that to a team.

ESPN.com has the Eagles 14th:

Someone has to win the NFC East. The Cowboys looked awful Sunday, the Redskins lost to the Vikings and the Giants are two wins behind. Is this your division “favorite?”

Chris Burke of SI.com has the Eagles all the way up to No. 11:

And speaking of heaving the ball up to a receiver … Riley Cooper bailed out Nick Foles a couple times Sunday en route to 102 yards receiving. Cooper is now averaging 19.8 yards per catch, behind only New Orleans’ Kenny Stills (23.0) in the NFL ranks.

Burke looks at soon-to-be free agents, including Jeremy Maclin:

Jeremy Maclin: Falling. That’s a retroactive “falling” designation for Maclin, who tore his ACL in late July. He should be healthy for the 2014 season, but he’ll also waltz into free agency with nothing to show for ’13. His best bet might be to stick in Philadelphia, if Chip Kelly’s team can use him. The offense remains a nice fit for him, and he could regain his footing in a familiar setting.

Brian Billick of FoxSports.com has the Eagles 14th in his power rankings:

Usually when you say a team is totally different on the road, it’s a bad thing, but not for the Eagles. They are 5-1 on the road with a plus-8 turnover differential and 0-4 at home with a minus-6 turnover differential.

Elliot Harrison of NFL.com has the Eagles 17th:

Hope Michael Vick isn’t prone to splinters. Yes, Nick Foles got away with a few throws, but given the way this team is playing, how could Chip Kelly make a change at quarterback, even when Vick does get healthy?

Frank Schwab of Yahoo Sports’ Shutdown Corner has the Eagles 16th in his power rankings:

I don’t think this is a roster with .500 talent. Chip Kelly must be doing something right.

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk has the Eagles 15th:

If they could win their home games, they’d be 9-1.

Football Outsiders had Foles’ performance ranked fifth-best last week:

Foles had a good day overall, but a lousy day on third downs. In seven dropbacks, he only completed two passes, both for first downs, for 33 total yards. Otherwise, he had two incompletions and was sacked three times, with one fumble.

Len Pasquarelli of the National Football Post offers this note on Foles:

Although Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly has publicly refused to close the door on the chances of Michael Vick starting again this season, Eagles players privately suggest only an injury to Nick Foles will get him back into the lineup. Kelly plans to ride Foles, who threw for a record-tying seven scores last week, the rest of the way, to determine if he’s the man moving forward of if the club needs to look elsewhere for a quarterback.

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  • Chris

    What they’re saying: “We’re sorry for the things we’ve written the last two weeks, most of us don’t have a clue what’s going on and are paid to postulate but not analyze. Now that they’re winning, PLAYOFF CONTENDERS!”

    • BQNinja

      I dunno, a lot of what I’m hearing is: “We’re still right, give it some time and he’ll prove us right.”

      • Chris

        Sure, some of the more prideful writers are, others have flip flopped already

        • cliff henny

          flip flopped on their flip-flopping. every single one of them are trying to get back on the bandwagon with an ankle that was broken jumping off after dallas game.

          • GEAGLE

            Haha silly fools…

            The problem is “analyst” are lazy…unless you feel like putting in the time to watch film on most of a teams players and how they have performed over the course of time you really aren’t going to have ANY CLUE what’s the really going on, which is why you have seen predictions for this team be so completely off..

            This isn’t basketball where one player can impact the whole game, and where you can watch the game live and have a good idea of how every player played..this is the ultimate team game, where a mistake from one player can have a drastic impact on the entire unit…
            ….
            Take for example Free agency. After free agency, hold on my boss just walked in lol..will edit
            ..
            After free agency the consensus opinion on the guys we got was:
            ..
            Barwin, Meh..one good year, then last year had 4 sacks, nothing special…what a bunch of BS. In order for a paid analyst to open their mouth and pass judgment they should have to go back and at the very least watch every single snap that Barwin took last year in every other game. You should have charted how he was being used, how he was performing in all the various tasks an OLB is asked to perform, and you should have the analyzed how he improved from one week to the next. You should have to do this for every single player you have an opinion on if your opinion is the way you make a living, but you DEFINITELY have to do this for players who are being used in a different way then how they were used the previous year…Now after you put in all that work, then you need to factor in these Human element, adjustment period, injury setbacks and recover time…this isn’t a video game where you sign a guy with an 85 rating, stick him on a new team, and instantly he is playing at his 85 rating level…With good coaching guys who work at their craft every day are going to improve, especially as they get more comfortable at what they are doing, and they start learning the tricks an nuances. Young players are bigger and stronger the year before. They diagnose and react faster than they did the year before…

            Unless you put in the work an opinion is utterly worthless. the problem is no one holds analyst accountable. They can be wrong every single time and it doesn’t mean a single thing, which all leads to football being the worst covered sport in the world…where absolutely clueless people get paid to just make fans more clueless..

            just think, out of all the people in the country getting paid to have an opinion on football, what percentage of them have ever even tried to do a version of “all-22″ like TM and SK? I doubt it would even be 50%. 22 players on the field at once, every single one of them important to the outcome of most plays..I don’t get where people come off polluting fans with bad opinions without taking a look at all 22 frame by frame still shots, and going back to look at what the majority of the guys are doing on a given play..

            it’s pretty obvious what a glaring difference there is between the quality of analysis you get from a lazy Les Bowan and TM and SK who actually take the time, put in the work to be able to provide their readers a worthy analysis..

  • G_WallyHunter

    Lol Billick “if their defense gets better, they should be favoured in the East”…. what the hell has he been watching haha

  • G_WallyHunter

    Florio thanks again for your valuable input, don’t forget ur dumb one-liner next week

    • Michael Deen

      His Math skills are impeccable….

      • G_WallyHunter

        Haha ya ridiculous… thanks florio… guess what florio? if the eagles won their last 10 home games they’d be 10-0 instead, mind boggling I know..

  • Max Lightfoot

    Y’know,with Foles being a lucky, rag-arm, not-a-top-16-quarterback, not to mention being a fundamentally unsound player, I’m kinda glad we have him right now.

    • nicksaenz1

      Everyone but the Vick lovers/Vickologists is.

    • GEAGLE

      He just keeps getting lucky, defenders keep falling, WR keep “bailing” him out…all the way to the top QB ranking in the NFL..Kevin Kolbs two games were a fluke, the friggin kid is 4-1 now…Vick got so much praise earlier for being half the QB FOles has shown to be..since the redskins game, the most Vick has provided has been opening up the run game a little but more for shady lol…wait til FOles dissects another two defenses how opposing run defenses start parting like the Red Sea…As Eagles fan, the coverage we get is pretty friggin brutal

  • theedevilsadvocate

    these fools never have much of anything positive to say about foles or the eagles in general i really really hope kelly foles and the rest of the team keep proving them wrong all the way to a surprising superbowl appearance and win!

    • Joe from Easton

      They won’t have something positive to say until he wins a ring or leads the league in passing for a whole season because he was a third round pick that no one projected to play as well as he’s been able to in only 10 career starts. No one likes eating crow.

  • jabostick

    Tremendous insight, Florio! Big bucks earned.

  • Adam

    I’d like to say lay off the comedy and stick to football analysis Graziano, but he’s even worse at that.

    • G_WallyHunter

      I think I stopped reading his blog partly because of this, and probably more because of this site.
      Compared to Sheil and Tim ,Dan shouldn’t even write Eagles blog posts

      • nicksaenz1

        He usually doesn’t anymore. They hired Sheridan for that. Graziano gets to be a homer vaGiants blogger. I, too, left the ESPN writing for this over a year ago. Thank God.

        • G_WallyHunter

          Ha good to see others who did the same thing. Sheridan? Really? Cmon… shows how long it’s been since I went there.
          I remember I’d be so pumped for breakfast links every day lol, now it’s just wake-up calls here. You can rely on the Wake-up Call every morning by 7, over at ESPN those breakfast links could be anywhere from 8 to 11am, screw that..

          I left the site right when I started seeing all the different contributors… it just doesn’t even compare to here, was time to move on.
          They should shut down the Eagles portion of their “blog” and just redirect them here, but maybe not, that would give Sheil and Tim way too much exposure (bad exposure so poachers approach)

          • Andy124

            I always though Sheridan was a pretty good wordsmith, just kind of an asshat.

          • theycallmerob

            upvote for proper use of asshat

          • Andy124

            Is there an improper use?

          • theycallmerob

            well, should one place a fedora on their derriere in the literal sense, I would imagine it would look quite silly. And they would also be deserving of such a name, i reckon

    • BlindChow

      I actually think his MVP posts are comic brilliance. The Eagles one was lacking, but man, his weekly Drew Brees entry is gold.

      • GEAGLE

        What happens if FOles keeps up this pace and people have to put him in the MVP convo? Hahahahahaha

        • BlindChow

          Yeah, Graziano hates Foles, so it’ll kill him to have to acknowledge superior play from someone he’s called “just a guy.”

          I’m sure there’ll be a lot of “Football Gods” excuses on that one!

  • nicksaenz1

    Dear Billick: In regard to those 6 TOs at home, I have two words: Mark Barkley.

    • Andy124

      I counted 16 words.

      • nicksaenz1

        Lol… In the entire post, yes. After I noted that I have only two words, I stated exactly two words. Names, if you want to play the semantics game.

        • Andy124

          Shhh, don’t ruin it.

    • Ron Swanson

      Who’s Mark Barkley?

      • cliff henny

        thought it was bark markley

      • Jason

        I don’t know, but I’d rather have him then the current Barkley we have.

    • BlindChow

      That’s exactly what I was thinking. We need to asterisk that stat!

  • Andy124

    Greg Rosenthal:

    Two long touchdowns both came off poor throws that could have been picked off.

    Most of us have agreed that while Foles had a really good game against GB (some would say much worse than really good), it wasn’t as good as the numbers. So I have no issue with that part. But implying that the TD to Cooper could have been picked is bizarre.

    • Matty Boy

      I agree. The one to Jackson should have at least been a break up (likely due to the wind), but the deep ball to Cooper was put in a place where only the receiver could make a play. Hats off to Cooper for tracking it and bringing it in, but it was not a bad or lucky play by Foles.

      • GEAGLE

        I was looking forward to watching FOles shred the cardinals because i thought it would shut people up. But apparently their is NOTHING Nick can do unless he beats a good offense lol..
        ….
        I will be at the Linc Sunday and if Yous hear 60,000 people chanting FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES thru your TVs at the beginning of the game, Yous will know GEAGLE was successful in starting a FOles Riot filled with more FOles mayhem than petey Pablo in that North Carolina prison when he took his shirt off and spun it around his head like a helicopter
        ..
        Time for the smelly skins to meet Mr. Mayhem :)

        • G_WallyHunter

          Please do this. PLEASE, I will feel some sort of weird connection to the stadium if you do. Up here in Canadia land we look for any sort of connections like this..

          If I hear a FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES FOLES chant through the TV I’ll LMAO knowing that a blogger I know started it. Will make my sunday (along with an Eagles win, of course)

          • GEAGLE

            I swear to you I’m going with the sole intention of starting a FOles RIOT at the beginning of the game..if you don’t hear 60,000 people screaming FOles thru your tv in Canada, I’m a failure who sucks at life

          • G_WallyHunter

            Where are your seats? haha, I’ll be keeping my eye out

          • GEAGLE

            I’ll be on the field, look next to Beasly Reece, tall Italian dude with a Hot short girl either wearing a white Cary jersey or a black Celek..haven’t decided yet. I hate Celek, but that jersey has been “lucky”…

          • G_WallyHunter

            On the field? I don’t get it, first row?

          • GEAGLE

            Some charity auction,,”Beasly Reece on field experience” like I don’t have tickets! I will be on the sideline

          • G_WallyHunter

            What! Damn, that’s sick. I can only dream of one day making it to the Linc, gotta catapult myself over the wall first, or sew myself into a car seat

          • GEAGLE

            Lol my boss is like a 93yr old billionaire with Parkinson’s who donates absurd amounts everywhere and he gave them to me. Like I wouldn’t be surprised if he didn’t even know what he was bidding on at the time lol..was really excited, now getting a little nervous

          • cliff henny

            think the little girl in celek jersey should be nervous if foles kills it. she might be in for a long LONG night

          • GEAGLE

            Lol no, those would be the jerseys I wear! haven’t decided which. She will be in a light grey with green letters Eagles hoodie, I know because it’s the only piece of eagles clothing she has,..and she has known me long enough to know that she won’t get touched if we lose, and that she better run if FOles hangs another 7 on the board lol

          • cliff henny

            especially after 3 solid hrs of tailgating.

          • GEAGLE

            Wish i was going with one of my crazed guy friends but she insisted

          • cliff henny

            hope it’s 42-0, on an incredible foles toss to d-jax with 1:40 left in 1st half…and nation tv will pick up a girl in green eagle hoodie racing across the field looking for the nearest exit.

          • GEAGLE

            Hahahahahahahaha I can’t laugh like this at work. Now Yous will get me in trouble

          • GEAGLE

            I will be in the parking lot, tailgating at 10am to try and spread the Gospel of Saint Nick and get everyone prepared to hatch my evil plan on the skins and the national media…if my plan works, the skins will think they just stepped onto a field to face broadway joe

          • G_WallyHunter

            My god, if you start a stadium wide chant, I will LOSE it in my seat, I wish you good luck. I hope to hear it ..

            FOLES, FOLES, FOLES, FOLES, FOLES
            damn that’d be funny

          • GEAGLE

            Thank you brother

          • Andy124

            DO IT. Uncle Viking would be proud.

          • GEAGLE

            Lol dude, it can’t even be that hard. tailgating everyone is so friendly and in unicen before games, I got 3 hours to get someone in every section to be prepared to get this thing going at the beginning of the game…how hard can It be? I will call a few radio shows the next two days and try to and make it catch on….it cant be hard..if I’m gonna do it, might as well do it right..especially since everyone there will be starving for a win…I know people who have been at every one of their losses lol..dudes are gonna be foaming at the mouth Sunday to support their team ATleast at the beginning of the game :)…this can’t be that hard

          • Andy124

            I didn’t see you in the All-22 Foles Deep ball thread. I think you’d have had some fun in those comments. Particularly with the reposting of some Foles commentary from the past. Oh, and Dustin is your new best friend.

          • GEAGLE

            When comments get over 100, this site starts acting funny on my iPad so I try and get in quickly on the new threads???same thing happens when I’m on blitz

          • Andy124

            I blame disqus. Might be worth your time to brave it though. :)

          • GEAGLE

            Lol if you put it like that, how can I resist…I guess I’m gonna try and start it when we line up for kickoff to set the tone. If you guys see anyone post that they are going to the game make sure they are aware of my diabolical plan and have them ready to set their section off when we start lining up to kickoff

        • Chris

          man i lost it at Petey Pablo

        • OregonDucker

          At the game GEagle kill anyone who boos our team. The BooBirds need to be taught a lesson!

        • Joe from Easton

          First off, I want to hear that chant. Second, a petey pab reference?! hahahaha that’s fantastic.

    • Matt

      Yes, I saw that too. The throw to Cooper was not near being picked off, rather Foles was leading Cooper, putting it where only he could get!

  • Adam

    So is 2014 the year when Vick finally changes his ways? Can we start that discussion?

    • GEAGLE

      I dunno man…he might need a year to “learn the offense”. I say 2015 is when it finally clicks for him

    • G_WallyHunter

      I think after recovering from these injuries he will be 100% healthy and he should be able to maintain that health for the 2014 season, should trade Foles

      • GEAGLE

        At this point, trading FOles is the only obvious thing to do..

        A part of me wishes we traded him away, to see how stupid this city would feel lol..we still can’t get over not drafting Earl Thomas..imagine how this city woulda felt watching FOles hang 7TDs for Andy Reid this year aahahahaha…Andy woulda fleeced us worse then when al Pacino left the sharks and took willie beamen with him

        • cliff henny

          foles and eagles 1st could get them top 5 pick. if bridgewater drops…i know that’ll get you going

          • GEAGLE

            Lol..I’ll go get my custom eagles “Teddy” for this weekend

          • nicksaenz1

            I downvoted this. If Foles finishes the year 75% as good as he’s been and we trade him and our 1st for one of these overrated QBs in the draft I’ll flip shit.

    • theycallmerob

      He’ll be healthy and motivated. 35 is the peak for QBs like him

      • G_WallyHunter

        Exactly, look at Peyton and Jeff Garcia, it’s a no-brainer to bring Vick back

        • nicksaenz1

          Foles should be cut as soon as Vick’s hammy is healed. It’s clear Foles will have no trade value.

          • OregonDucker

            Yeah, Foles is a loser!

    • cliff henny

      this is like hunting for bears in the winter…all the vick fanboys are hybernating till spring, ie training camp

      • BlindChow

        No, they’re like panthers, silently concealing themselves amidst the underbrush, waiting for Foles to display weakness. Then they’ll pounce, smugly gloating about how they were right about him all along…

        • Andy124

          All you guys are going to get me fired. I should not be laughing this much at work.

          • cliff henny

            do the george castanzo, just look angry and fustrated, everyone will think you are working hard

          • GEAGLE

            How could a Chip Kelly offense ever work with a QB who’s strength is passing the ball?

            We should make a montage of all the ridiculous statements that experts said about this team.

          • cliff henny

            he’s just a college coach, only a matter of time till all the nfl brilliant minds put him in his place and he cowardly crawls back to college, with his gimmick offense. this is damn near word for word something jaws said…then last week, see him on pti?

          • GEAGLE

            Yea jaws and baldi are flip flopping jokes…defense just doesn’t have the talent to compete…

            After FOles was thrust into his first NFL game, baldi had the balls to declare that he won’t be able to play in the NFL..like seriously, what the hell is wrong with people? And jaws is a friggin former NFL QB..how are these people so fan boyish? Like I can literally get a more accurate analysis reading you guys on a message board, then I can get from former players, who watch a ton of film and get paid to analyze games? Like I don’t even understand how that happens other then a direct result from the NFLs concussion problems

          • cliff henny

            it’s a little frightening what i would do down here in SC without sheil/tim and tommy for my eagles fix. i’d almost rather listen to cataldi and what’s the annoying broads name, reah hughes(?), than the nfl network or espn. actually, i’d probably move back

          • nicksaenz1

            If it weren’t for your awesome beer hookup, you should have already.

          • OregonDucker

            GEagle, these fools have a hard time seeing the light when their heads are up their asses. Not much visibility in tight spaces.

          • Mr. Wu

            you listen to Jaws? lol

          • cliff henny

            pti, only national tv sports show worth listening too.

          • Mr. Wu

            I never take anything he says seriously….or most former players…but Jaws especially is of the opportunist variety

          • cliff henny

            i didnt seek out jaws, just catch show on occassion, and on that occassion jaws was on…to furiously piss me off. f u jaws…f u!

          • Mr. Wu

            hahahaha….but he gives such great advice on where to purchase water heaters from.

          • OregonDucker

            “Chip has to have a running QB to execute his offense”, blah blah blah! SMH, LOL. Harrrharrrharrrharrr You damn fools!

          • nicksaenz1

            This is a comment I make to myself almost daily at work.

        • livingonapear

          Oh, I see you’ve met GermanEagle

    • Richard Colton

      Everybody knows a QB needs two years to truly learn Chip Kelly’s system. Besides, he’s the only QB we have who can execute the running game.

      • Andy124

        Once defenses have a year of tape to study, you’re not going to have those wide open receivers running around and wide open spaces for Nick to lope through. You’ll need a guy with an NFL arm to fit it in tight spaces and threaten all parts of the field and good speed to get the edge before the defense can react.

        With another year of smoothie training, Vick will be that guy and will be able to stay healthy.

        • Richard Colton

          Chip Kelly needs a mobile QB. I really don’t understand why you people don’t get that.

          • cliff henny

            shady needs a mobile qb. he’s bottom 5 rb without vick, this is common knowledge

          • Corey Dawson

            No he doesn’t, he needs a QB that can get 5 yards on a read option, which most QBs can do. They just need to be a threat so the D has to account for them. The more mobile the better though. As we’ve seen with Foles the unblocked man can half crash on shady because it doesn’t take a ton to adjust back to chasing Foles down. With a RG3, Wilson, or Kaepernick, that person needs to fuly commit to the QB, which leaves a better cutback lane for the RB.

            More important than mobility is making good decisions on which option to take on each play, and getting the ball out quickly and ACCURATELY to the short throws. That comes above mobility any day of the week, and if you have a choice between a mobile quarterback whole is less talented in these areas and one less mobile who makes better decisions, is more accurate, and uses his check downs instead of holding the ball forever, you chose the later.

          • Adam

            You must be new here

          • Richard Colton

            Your point is, of course, 100% correct Corey. We were just teasing each other about some of the things the Vick-first Eagles-second crowd used to say on the board. As expected – they’ve mostly disappeared.

          • Corey Dawson

            I’ve been around since the start, just don’t get a chance to read the comments much. It’s hard to tell who’s being sarcastic and who’s just being a Vick homer without knowing people.

          • Joe from Easton

            I did the same thing when I was newer to this site. They were just making fun of the Dutch’s and Aub’s of the world.

      • John J. King

        Actually, in 2008 Dennis Dixon was a Sr. at Oregon when Kelly became ‘O’ coordinator.DD was not very good for his previous three years. He was nominated for the Heisman that year. Masoli was a freshman when Kelly took over as Head Coach in 2009. They went to the Rose bowl but Masoli was kicked off the team in 2010 so Darren Thomas took over and Oregon went to the BCS championship. Thomas ran the ‘O’ in 2011 but left for the NFL before 2012. Marcus Mariota, another redshirt Freshman, took over and they had a 12-1 record, the best in school history. The little secret is that Kelly does not need much more than an athlete who can think & learn.

        • Richard Colton

          yes. agree. see my response below.

  • cliff henny

    thank you frank schwab, whoever you are. he’s basically taken 80% of reid’s players and won more games and has team’s trajectory moving upward regardless of what happens these last 6 games. playoffs, great…frankly this season is already a success. i was hoping for ’15 to be deep playoff run team, kelly has moved that up a yr.

  • mrparabolic

    Did anyone else get some wicked deja vu reading this article?

    For some reason I feel like I read a lot of those quotes weeks ago. And then, to make things even trippier, Sheil includes two Billick quotes.

    Am I reading to much NFL news? Should I follow the white rabbit?

    • Andy124

      Only if it’s traveling along a path described by y = x^2

    • cliff henny

      nope, i’d be like joey pants, put me back in

  • Will

    “Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk has the Eagles 15th:
    If they could win their home games, they’d be 9-1.”
    “Len Pasquarelli of the National Football Post offers this note on Foles:
    Although Philadelphia coach Chip Kelly has publicly refused to close the door on the chances of Michael Vick starting again this season, Eagles players privately suggest only an injury to Nick Foles will get him back into the lineup. Kelly plans to ride Foles, who threw for a record-tying seven scores last week, the rest of the way, to determine if he’s the man moving forward of if the club needs to look elsewhere for a quarterback.”

    • Justin

      I’ve read that like 20 times, and I still don’t know what my response to it should be.

      • Will

        Well Nick Foles has a chance to prove he is a franchise starting QB to lead the Eagles, this upcoming Washington Game, followed by Arizona, and Detriot all home games over the next 4 weeks…if he stays healthy and starts will say a lot about if he’s the guy….If so next years draft picks could be used to fill out other areas of need for this football team….Like Kelly said early on the QB situation will play itself out on the field till it’s obvious who the starter should be…

  • jonathan g

    Here is my write up of Greg Rosenthal of in “worse than his writing indicates”:

    Luck matters. Rosthenal didn’t write a great article this week despite his incredible article clicks. He doesn’t watch the All-22. Two of his paragraphs came from not even quoting players or even watching the games live. Give Rosenthal credit for pulling the trigger on writing while intoxicated.

  • Brent E. Sulecki

    Nick needs to keep getting better. better accuracy and getting the ball out quick like it was pointed out in the above. better on 3d. and not taking those sacks. learn from his mistakes and move forward. if he does it and shows improvement week to week his play will speak for itself and no question he will stay at starter. keep working Nick.

  • livingonapear

    Obviously the first TD was luck, and Foles had another pass that looked like it was about to be picked off. But the second TD was not lucky, that’s actually where he meant to throw it. It wasn’t a great throw, and Cooper had to make an adjustment, but it also wasn’t luck.

  • Bird of Prey

    Gregg Rosenthal — What must he thought of Billy Kilmer? It’s fun to watch them again, and a win at home against the “Dead Skins” will make it even more fun. They’ve got to win at home sooner or later(preferably sooner, like Sunday maybe…). Foles is what our record says he is, maybe they should give him some credit for not giving any interceptions. Go EAGLES!

  • Jerry C. Allen

    Could I met an injury lawyer do I have hire him? My answer is No. Most of the personal injury attorney rarely charge for an initial meeting with a potential client,

    Hiring a Personal Injury lawyer is a several step, with consulting many lawyers to find one who makes you comfortable