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The Linc - Is Foles the future?

News & notes from around the web for November 18th


Time is now to see whether Foles is QB of the future
The Eagles think Nick Foles can be their quarterback of the future, but they don't really know.

Eagles Wake-Up Call: The Foles-Kelly Connection - Birds 24/7
When the 2012 regular season wraps up roughly six weeks from now, the Eagles will have to make decisions at coach and quarterback – almost certainly in that order. Chances are, we’ll have some idea by that time of what Nick Foles might be able to do in the league. Meanwhile, at coach, Oregon’s Chip Kelly is a name already generating quite a bit of buzz. So it’s at least worth noting that the pair have a bit of a history.

Didinger's Eagles-'Skins scouting report
Ray Didinger breaks down the Eagles' matchup against the Redskins, including how the Birds' success could hinge on defending the read-option attack.

Start 'em, Sit 'em, Smash 'em | National Football Post
DeSean Jackson, WR, Philadelphia Eagles (at Redskins): We can understand your apprehension in regards to starting Jackson with rookie Nick Foles under center, but this pick is based on a calculated gamble. D-Jax is a home run threat and we’re betting that against a defense that is surrendering an average of 30.0 fantasy points per game to opposing wideouts (second-most in NFL), Foles and Jackson hook up for at least one big play. Keep in mind that Jackson is averaging 11.0 fantasy points per game over his last three starts against the ‘Skins.

Film Breakdown: Nick Foles and The Quick Passing Game. - Hogs Haven
Nick Foles is set to start for the Eagles against the Redskins this coming Sunday. We look at his struggles against the Cowboys last week and how he could be defended this week.

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