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Jay Gruden Could Be A Fit For the Eagles - Birds 24/7
The focus may be on the wrong Gruden. While plenty of fans are clamoring for the more famous brother, Jon, to climb down from the broadcast booth to take over the Eagles in 2013, the chances of that becoming a reality are slim. But hiring his younger brother, Jay, just might make some sense.
Mentoring Foles a rewarding process for Edwards
Lately, Trent Edwards has been less a backup quarterback and more a mentor for Eagles' rookie QB Nick Foles.
Reid changes short-week preparation after Seattle debacle
Last season's Thursday night debacle in Seattle has caused Andy Reid to change his team's short-week preparation for the Bengals.
Eagles' quandary: What to do about underachieving starting cornerbacks?
The second-biggest decision is what to do about their two underachieving Pro Bowl cornerbacks, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Nnamdi Asomugha. Rodgers-Cromartie, 26, will be an unrestricted free agent after the season. Asomugha, 31, who is in the second year of the 5-year, $60 million deal he signed last summer, is scheduled to earn $15.3 million next season.
Rookie QB rankings: Eagles' Nick Foles on top this week - NFL.com
Foles' performance had some Andrew Luck-like characteristics. He absolutely was hammered by the Tampa Bay pass rush, but he kept firing. He showed terrific pocket movement to keep plays going. He made a number of "wow" throws on plays that looked over, especially on third down. He even scrambled for two key first downs and a touchdown. Foles had more passing yards (381) than the Eagles had total yards. Think about that.
PFF Team of Week 14 | ProFootballFocus.com
Quarterback: Nick Foles, PHI (+6.1) You read this right. You know Nick Foles, the guy who has looked pretty terrible so far. Well, this was Nick Foles the guy who could have a future in this league. He took more sacks than you’d like and still made some horrible throws, but he also made the kind of plays that make him an intriguing guy going forward.