In Philadelphia’s Quarterback Mess, Nick Foles Is Still the Better Option

October 22, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

One day, the Philadelphia Eagles are going to experience the luxury of not having to anguish over their quarterback situation. But it's becoming apparent that we're still far removed from that day, because the weekly quarterback debate is only growing stronger in the City of Brotherly Love. 
Michael Vick is the gifted one, but he's injury-prone and mistake-prone. Oh, and he's 33 years old. The best option for right now? Maybe. The best option for the long-term future? Probably not.
Nick Foles is the strong-armed pocket passer, but he's had some astonishingly bad moments and is coming off of the worst performance of his two-year career. It's not a good sign that the 24-year-old fell flat on his face right when he had a chance to establish himself as a cemented starter Sunday against Dallas.
Matt Barkley is the rookie with a big-time college resume, but his interception-riddled performance in relief of Foles late Sunday indicates he's far from ready. In fact...

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