Philadelphia Eagles coach Doug Pederson said Monday that Nick Foles will remain the team’s starting quarter at week 16 against Houston Texans.
The Eagles went off saying that their quarterback never felt healthier to say that he might need three months’ rest in a matter of a week so what now?
Inga Carson Wentz, no problem when Nick Foles re-entered this time, the eagles led to a 30-23 upset by Rams in Los Angeles on Sunday night.
Pederson told reporters that the eagles want to give the injured Carson Wentz a week to recover from his back injury and that they will not put Wentz on damaged back then.
Foles, Super Bowl MVP led Philadelphia to an unlikely 30-23 victory over Los Angeles Rams on Sunday night.
He finished 24-of-31 for 270 meters and a whistle that led the eagles to 30 points for the second time all seasons. Although Foles did not find the end zone, he met wide recipient Alshon Jeffery on eight passes for 160 meters.
The defending champs still have 7-7 life. Their chances of making the playoff jumped to 29 percent, according to ESPN’s forecasts for the Football Power Index. A loss would have lost these odds to 5 percent.
Wentz has a stress fracture in his back, which may take three months to recover, according to Pederson, but he has not been ruled out for the season.
ESPN’s Tim McManus contributed to this report.