Where is Nick Foles?

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Eagles quarterback Nick Foles. (Yong Kim/Staff Photographer)

So maybe you glanced at the NFL’s individual passing leaders this week and had a question. One such as ... where is the Eagles' record-setting quarterback I heard so much about last weekend?

Nick Foles’ passer rating (127.4) would be leading the NFL but he is eight attempts shy of qualifying. (The standard is at least 14 passes attempted per team’s games played, so he would need 126 ... 9 x 14).

If you tacked on eight incompletions — without an interception, not a stretch since he hasn’t thrown one yet this season — his passer rating would be 119.411, just .027 behind Peyton Manning’s current league-leading mark (119.438).

Of course, they would both be listed at 119.4 when rounded off and seemingly tied for the lead.

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