The endless genius of the NFL can’t be completely quantified. But part of pro football’s popularity is burning its image in our culture and our consciousness. While baseball and basketball have their July 4 and Christmas brands, they are afterthoughts, or leftovers, compared to the NFL’s hallmark roll call.
Nick Foles’ performance on Sunday was record-tying, and the Football Hall Of Fame is going to make sure it’s not forgotten.
The Eagles’ offense emerged to smash the Oakland Raiders 49-20 Sunday, behind an NFL-tying seven touchdown passes from Nick Foles.
The quarterback situation has been a constant story for the Eagles this season. This week Nick Foles worked his way back and practiced in full practices this week. With Foles available the Eagles avoid having to start rookie Matt Barkley.
This is a critical game for the Eagles, who have lost back-to-back division games. Despite being 3-5, the Eagles are just one game out of first place in the NFC East.
Chip Kelly knows Nick Foles will be his starting quarterback on Sunday in Oakland. That’s all the information the coach will give about the future of the position.
Peyton Manning slapped his hands together five, six, seven times and barked out the signals. A few seconds later, Wes Welker was all alone, cradling the quarterback’s latest touchdown pass.
Fans of the Oakland Raiders know the phrase “quarterback competition” almost more than any other in the English language. That is no different for the 2013 season, but Matt Flynn hopes that the competition ends his well-traveled career and ends with him.
Former Penn State quarterback Matt McGloin signed a three-year contract with the Oakland Raiders.
Michael Vick, the NFC’s starting Pro Bowl quarterback a year ago, returned to practice Monday after missing three games with two broken ribs, and will play this weekend as last-place Philadelphia (4-8) meets the Miami Dolphins (4-8).
Chris examines the end of the Phillies season and discusses it with Manager Charlie Manuel. He also talks to Comcast Sportsnet’s Ray Didinger about the Eagles loss in Buffalo and to Jeff Roe and Michael Bronstein on the Monday Morning Matchup.