The Eagles are taking it slowly with Jones, who still might not play this year. But Wednesday was a big step in his return.
Nick Foles has played in 46 NFL games and has played in multiple offenses. But he's not Carson Wentz and he's a backup for a reason. What should be expected now that he's the Eagles' quarterback?
After tearing his ACL against the Rams on Sunday, a flock of current and former NFL players took to social media to send their well wishes to Carson Wentz.
Also, Bryan Braman is back, and Carson Wentz undergoes surgery on his torn ACL in Pittsburgh.
In 2013, Nick Foles had a season for the ages, leading the league in passing, tying the NFL record for TD passes in a game and guiding the Eagles to the playoffs.
Steelers orthopedist James P. Bradley performed the operation in Pittsburgh.
On the latest episode of the Birds' Eye View podcast, Zach Berman and Jeff McLane discuss Carson Wentz's ACL injury, Nick Foles' potential as a replacement, and Sidney Jones' arrival on the field after a long injury layoff.
An NFL spokesman says Commissioner Roger Goodell views the agreement reached on an extension last week as his final contract overseeing the league.
Stefen Wisniewski was at practice but seemed to have limited involvement. Sidney Jones practiced for the first time.
Even with Carson Wentz out, the Eagles should be able to breeze by the 2-11 Giants on Sunday, right? Right? Breaking down the game, detailing the key matchups and picking a winner.
Nick Foles won't run the scout team on Wednesday. He'll be the quarterback with the first-team offense.
Offense won't change much, coordinator says.
Carson Wentz is gone for the season, but Foles is an experienced backup quarterback.