• Nick Foles throws second interception of season

    Summary of 7 articles · Updated Dec 18, 2013
    "I definitely missed some throws," Foles said. Nick Foles threw his second interception of the season to end a drive that had some degree of promise. Foles spent six weeks as the Eagles' starting quarterback last year. Foles threw a third-quarter interception on a deep pass to DeSean Jackson in which Jackson was open, but Foles underthrew his speedy receiver and was late making the throw. To this point, Foles has been better than Brady was in his second season, better than Eli has been in any regular season and far better than anyone, including Kelly and the Eagles, expected him to be. Foles' performance cannot be categorized as a poor one - he excelled at times throughout the game - and it's hard to win any game when the defense allows 48 points. It is terrific to throw seven touchdowns in a Week 9 game at Oakland and it's wonderful to throw 19 touchdowns to start the season before throwing a single interception, but quarterbacks in the NFL are measured more in terms of big wins than great personal accomplishments.
    • Foles' struggles short-circuited Kelly's plan

      PHILADELPHIA – Nick Foles has been so much better than anyone had reason to expect, it seems harsh to point out when the Philadelphia Eagles quarterback isn't very good. Two weeks ago, when everyone was screaming that Chip Kelly ran the ball too much wi…
      Source: ESPN.com

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