Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - During his customary day-after press
conference on Monday, Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid proclaimed
rookie signal-caller Nick Foles will be the starter for the remainder of the
Foles finished Sunday night's 38-33 loss in Dallas 22-of-34 for 251 yards and
The Arizona product and third-round pick in this year's draft has acquitted
himself well in four games (three starts) under center despite his club's free
fall, going 81-of-133 for 793 yards, two TDs and three interceptions.
"This was my decision," Reid said when asked if there was any external
pressure driving his choice. "If there's one great thing about the Eagles
organization...it's that they've allowed me to make the decisions."
Philadelphia, which has dropped eight straight games following a 3-1 start,
has four games left: at Tampa on Dec. 9, home against Cincinnati four days
later, home vs. Washington on Dec. 23 and the season-finale on the road
against the Giants one week later.
Original starter Michael Vick is still dealing with the after-effects of a
concussion suffered on Nov. 11 against Dallas.
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