What to Expect from Nick Foles, Philadelphia Eagles Offense in Week 16

December 18, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Philadelphia Eagles’ Week 16 game with the Chicago Bears took an interesting twist last week. By virtue of the Dallas Cowboys losing to the Green Bay Packers (in stunning fashion, no less), this Eagles-Bears game is no longer a must-win for Chip Kelly’s squad.
Philadelphia (8-6) can actually afford to lose this matchup and still win the NFC East crown at Dallas the following week. The Cowboys (7-7) can beat Washington next Sunday, but even an Eagles loss would still make the two clubs tied at 8-7 and squaring off with the division title on the line, a la 2009.
A Cowboys loss would give the Eagles the opportunity to win the division on prime-time football as a win over Chicago coupled with the Dallas loss would give Kelly a division title and assure the Week 17 game to be meaningless.
But, regardless of what happens in the early game between Dallas and Washington, count on Kelly to play to win the night game. The Eagles saw their five-game winning str...

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