By Mike Burke
The Eagles have had a number of problems this season. However, they finally have a good problem. They have two very capable quarterbacks who can win football games. The only issue is which quarterback to go with moving forward.
It used to be an unwritten rule that you couldn’t lose your job due to injury. I hope Michael Vick doesn’t believe that. Let’s remember that Vick took over the starting job after Kevin Kolb was hurt. He played at a very high level and Andy Reid couldn’t remove him from the lineup. The same type of thing happened in San Francisco last year. Alex Smith was playing very well but lost his starting job when he got hurt and Colin Kaepernick came in and dominated.
So here we are. Vick went down during the Giants game. Nick Foles came in and played well. He made his first start of the season against the Bucs and played very well again. So as Vick moves towards being deemed “ready” this week, will that launch him back into the starting lineup? Can Chip Kelly sit the hot hand?
At this point, I think you have to stick with Foles. He has been extremely efficient, completing over …read more