Nov 17, 2013 at 6pm UK at ​Lincoln Financial Field
Washington Redskins
16-24
Philadelphia Eagles
FT
0
Q1
7
Foles (2:48)
0
Q2
10
McCoy (14:31)
0
Q3
7
McCoy (9:41)
Young (12:56), Robinson (5:57)
16
Q4
0

Chip Kelly not ready to name long-term quarterback

Head coach Chip Kelly of the Philadelphia Eagles looks on from the sideline in the second half against the Carolina Panthers on August 15, 2013
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly refuses to name a long-term starting quarterback despite the recent form of Nick Foles.

Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has once again refused to commit to naming a long-term starting quarterback.

Kelly began the season with Michael Vick as his number one choice, but a series of injuries to the veteran has opened the door for Nick Foles to stake his claim for a starting role.

Foles has thrown 16 touchdown passes without an interception this season, including 10 in his last two games, but Kelly is adamant that he will not make his decision until Vick returns to full fitness.

"When that day comes, we'll have a discussion. That day's not here. It's who's up, who's available," Kelly told reporters.

"I've had guys go down on Friday, so why does it really matter who I say is the starter for the next Sunday's game?"

Foles will take the fist-team practice reps today and is expected to retain his spot in the starting lineup for Sunday's match against NFC East rivals the Washington Redskins.

Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles carries the ball in for a touchdown against the Carolina Panthers on August 15, 2013
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