• Eagles sign Barkley, lay foundation for future quarterback controversy controversy

    Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jun 13, 2013
    The Eagles are the first with a quarterback controversy controversy, with the locker room divided not over who the quarterback should be but when the head coach should let them all know. Which would be called a post-quarterback controversy controversy. The Philadelphia Eagles announced that fourth-round pick Matt Barkley has signed his contract, which is not really news, since everybody knows all the draft picks will eventually sign and it's not as though they can sign anywhere else. But it gives us a reason to bring up Barkley and discuss the extent to which he will or could factor into the Eagles' quarterback picture for 2013. The Eagles are expected to try to insert offset language in Johnson’s deal, which could set the stage for a possible holdout. I still believe Kelly will go with Vick to start the season, but we've all seen Vick turn the ball over and get hurt, and there are legitimate concerns about whether he can consistently unload the ball as quickly as Kelly will want him to.
    • Can Matt Barkley get into Eagles' QB race?

      The Philadelphia Eagles announced that fourth-round pick Matt Barkley has signed his contract, which is not really news, since everybody knows all the draft picks will eventually sign and it's not as though they can sign anywhere else. But it gives us a…
      Source: ESPN.com

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