Philadelphia Eagles vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers: Live Score, Highlights & Analysis

October 13, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Eagles are looking to get back to .500 in Tampa Bay on Sunday, but likely without Michael Vick under center. The Buccaneers, meanwhile, are still searching for their first victory of 2013 here in Week 6.
With Vick battling a hamstring injury, the 2-3 Eagles are expected to turn to second-year quarterback Nick Foles. During last week’s 36-21 win over the Giants, Foles completed 16 of 25 passes for 197 yards and two touchdowns in a relief appearance, sparking some talk of controversy in Philadelphia. Foles was narrowly beaten out for the job in training camp, and should he perform well again, the drumbeat will only grow louder.
The 11 players standing across from Foles will not be happy to oblige. The Bucs may be winless, but they’re tough thanks in large part to a defense that’s held opponents to 17.5 points per game. Three of their four losses were by a combined six points. If rookie Mike Glennon—making just his second NFL start—can eliminate...

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