Andy Reid: Nick Foles is Eagles' backup QB 'right now'


We told you last week about "Nick Foles Fever" sweeping the greater Philadelphia area. That post came before yet another sterling performance by Foles, this time as a starter in the Eagles' 27-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns.

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It seemed like only a matter of time before Foles officially passed Mike Kafka on the depth chart. That time arrived Tuesday.

Eagles coach Andy Reid admitted Foles is the top backup quarterback "right now," according to Geoff Mosher of

The only real question left is when Eagles fans and sports talk radio shows start pushing for Foles to start over Michael Vick. Our guess: The first two-game losing streak of the Eagles' season.

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