Friday, April 24, 2015

Andy Reid: 'I'm going to stick with Nick'

Andy Reid named Nick Foles the starting quarterback two weeks ago regardless of Michael Vick's health, but now that Vick is cleared to play, Reid confirmed he's staying with Foles.

Andy Reid: 'I'm going to stick with Nick'

Philadelphia Eagles´ Nick Foles passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
Philadelphia Eagles' Nick Foles passes in the first half of an NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Andy Reid named Nick Foles the starting quarterback two weeks ago regardless of Michael Vick's health, but now that Vick is cleared to play, Reid confirmed he's staying with Foles.

"I'm going to stick with Nick," Reid said.

Foles did not provide an inspiring performance in a 34-13 loss to the Bengals. He threw for 182 yards with one touchdown and one interception. The interception was especially costly and led to a five-turnover barrage. 

"A bad throw,” Foles said. “One I can’t have.”

More coverage
 
Word on the Birds: 2015 mock draft
 
More with Mike & Les: Chip Kelly as general manager
 
POLL: What's the best storyline of the Eagles' season?
 
Game-by-game breakdown of Eagles' schedule
 
VOTE: Who should be the Eagles' third-string quarterback?
 
DOWNLOAD: Philly Pro Football app
 
FORUMS: Where do the Eagles need to improve the most?
 
Latest NFL odds
 
Buy Eagles jerseys and other gear

As for injuries...

**Stanley Havili has a strained hamstring and will undergo an MRI on Monday.

**Evan Mathis has a sprained ankle. It's the ankle that has bothered him before.

**Nnamdi Asomugha had his hand X-rayed, but returned to the game.

**Clay Harbor has a lower back spasm.

**Brandon Hughes has an injury that has not yet been determined.

Inquirer Staff Writer
About this blog
Birds' Eye View is the Inquirer's blog covering all things Philadelphia Eagles and the NFL.

Jeff McLane Inquirer Staff Writer
Zach Berman Inquirer Staff Writer
Latest Videos:
Also on Philly.com:
Stay Connected