Recent History Shows Philadelphia Eagles Need to Start Nick Foles

October 16, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

I feel like we've been here before. 
Wasn't it just a few years ago—2010 to be precise—when the Philadelphia Eagles were mired in a quarterback controversy? One that featured Mike Vick and an upstart, high draft pick? 
Sound familiar?
Back then, it was Kevin Kolb that filled the "other" role, winning the starting job coming out of the preseason. Kolb struggled a bit and then got injured.
Vick started the following game, turned in an impressive performance and, although Kolb was expected to reclaim his role once healthy, Vick was named starter again. 
I'd say the rest is history, but they would flip flop roles a couple more times—because of injury as well as performance—and Vick would prevail in the end, leading the Eagles to the playoffs. 
Three years later, and it's deja vu all over again. 
This time, it's Vick as the incumbent and Nick Foles as the upstart who may or may not be the future of the franc...

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