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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.”

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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.

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