By Mike Burke
Nick Foles will make a return to the starting lineup come Sunday in Oakland, allowing the Eagles to avoid starting their third different quarterback of the season. He will look to redeem himself after a very poor showing against the Cowboys.
After being beat out for the starting job in Training Camp, Foles was able to crack the starting lineup after injuries to quarterback Michael Vick. He looked solid against the Giants before getting his first start of the year against the Bucs. Again, he looked good in that performance but people still had questions about how he’d play against a better opponent. Foles got the opportunity to play against a better opponent when the Eagles hosted the Cowboys with the victor earning an outright lead in the division.
For some reason, Foles fell apart. Leading up to the Cowboys game, Foles was incredibly accurate with the football. His accuracy was so on point that most Eagles fans preferred him as the starter even if Vick was fully healthy. However, Foles was incredibly inaccurate against Dallas, seemingly missing his targets in every way possible. I don’t know if we can attribute this to pressure, injury, trying too hard, or just a bad …read more