• For Foles, a second shot at a big moment

    Summary of 13 articles · Updated Nov 18, 2013
    One would think Foles' performance so far this season would be enough. But there is something to be said for the way Foles is running Kelly’s offense right now. "One thing could be there's a lot of pressure at a young age to play football," Foles said. Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles said Sunday he wanted to play quarterback at the level established by the likes of Peyton Manning Drew Brees and Tom Brady No one gets into that club without a Super Bowl ring, but the numbers say Foles is playing at that level. Foles, 3-0 on the road this season with two NFC Offensive Player of the Week awards, gained his only 2012 victory - home or away - at Tampa last Dec. 9. None of them are remotely like Nick Foles Kelly didn’t heavily recruit Robert Griffin III , but he talked to the current Washington quarterback on the phone when Griffin was a high school senior. He took his shots downfield, and he took his shots in his own backfield, and he took some shots with those PGA feet of his, lumbering with the ball nine times for 47 yards including a touchdown, outgaining the more celebrated and admired quarterback on the other side of the field.
    • Eagles Notes: Foles is starter for bye week, Kelly jokes

      During the preseason, coach Chip Kelly felt the need to meet with both Michael Vick and Nick Foles to let them know his decision on the starting quarterback.
      Source: philly.com
    • Foles’s Resilience Fortifies What Was a Fragile Position

      Just when it appeared Philadelphia had no one capable of leading Coach Chip Kelly’s high-octane offense, Nick Foles, 24, asserted himself with surprising force.
      Source: nytimes.com
    • Nick Foles is slow, but he’s just fine in Chip Kelly’s offense

      When Chip Kelly arrived as the Eagles’ head coach, there was talk that Nick Foles was a bad fit. Foles, after all, is painfully slow — his 5.14-second 40-yard dash is the slowest at the Scouting Combine in the last four years — and Kelly made his mark a…
    • Foles' native Texas becoming new cradle of quarterbacks

      A picture of Nick Foles taken a few weeks after his January 1989 birth shows him holding a football with the same grip he uses today as the Eagles' starting quarterback.
      Source: philly.com
    • Foles hopes to pass into win column at Linc

      Nick Foles gets another shot to win a home start when the Eagles host the Redskins on Sunday.
      Source: philly.com
    • 'Fleet of mind' Foles a quick study for Kelly

      PHILADELPHIA -- Whenever Chip Kelly talks about the quarterbacks he recruited or considered while he was at Oregon, it’s hard to miss a certain common thread. None of them are remotely like Nick Foles. Kelly didn’t heavily recruit Robert Griffin III, bu…
      Source: ESPN.com
  • BCS or NFC East, Kelly takes same view

    PHILADELPHIA -- At this time of year, Eagles coach Chip Kelly is used to preparing for his last couple of conference games and waiting to find out which bowl Oregon will play in. This NFL thing, which has the Eagles in the mix for the NFC East title, is…
    Source: ESPN.com

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