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With Mike Vick's Concussion Being a 'Pretty Significant' One, Look for Foles to Start Sunday

With Mike Vick's Concussion Being a 'Pretty Significant' One, Look for Foles to Start Sunday

I'm a sucker for nostalgia. So the fact that we can probably now count on both hands the number of times Andy Reid will stand in front of a podium and address the media as the head football coach of the Philadelphia Eagles, I think we should savor these final opportunities to listen to Big Red. We may miss him when he's gone!

Today, he informed us that Mike Vick's concussion is a "pretty significant" one. Anyone who has ever experienced a concussion first hand -- Nucky Thompson, I'm looking at you -- knows that brain injuries are scary as hell. So "pretty significant" tells me we may not be seeing Mike Vick as quarterback of the Eagles for a while.

The Daily News' Rich Hofman believes that, regardless of how long it takes Vick to fully recover, it's time to hand the ball to Nick Foles.

I was among the final passengers still on board the sinking Donovan McNabb ship, and I think I feel similarly in this situation, to stick with the vet juuuust a little bit longer. But then the concussion thing comes in and murks everything up -- literally.

From what Reid is saying today, it looks like Nick Foles will start this coming Sunday. If Mike Vick feels good and is ready to go the following week, do you let him play out the season?

With the NFC East being such a shit show this year, anything is possible. Okay, yes, I did see yesterday's game. Maybe it's time to catch Foles Fever.

I'm admittedly not sure which way I believe they should go. I certainly don't believe we've seen enough out of Nick Foles to say anything with any certitude about his future as the Eagles No. 1 guy. But if there is a time to find out, now would seem like a pretty good one.*

*all caveats about him running for his life with this O-line, etc.

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There's a Chance a change could be coming for Eagles at left guard

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There's a Chance a change could be coming for Eagles at left guard

On Monday, Eagles head coach Doug Pederson said he didn't want to "push any panic buttons" because of his offensive line. 

Turns out, he might be ready to. 

During the portion of Wednesday's practice that is open to reporters, Chance Warmack took first-team left guard reps between Jason Peters and Jason Kelce during individual drills. Isaac Seumalo was no longer working with the first team. It could possibly be a sign of things to come. 

The team portion of practice is closed to media members. 

Seumalo, the second-year offensive lineman out of Oregon State, had a terrible game against the Chiefs on Sunday. He gave up four of the six sacks the Eagles allowed and three of them went to defensive end Chris Jones, who was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week. 

Seumalo, 23, admitted after the 27-20 loss Sunday that he needed to play better (see story). Meanwhile, Pederson pointed out some of Seumalo's issues — dropping his head, late hands, getting off the ball late — but said they were correctable. 

"So we'll evaluate the whole thing," Pederson continued Wednesday after saying he didn't want to push panic buttons. "It's not — again, it's not just one guy. If you're going to point the finger too, you can point it at me; I'm part of the pie, too. We'll evaluate it and we'll keep evaluating it."

Seumalo was handed the starting left guard job at the start of this training camp. The team decided that and was set to release veteran, and previous starter, Allen Barbre until they were able to get a conditional seventh-round pick for him. Looking back, they might have made that move too hastily. 

For the first two games of the season, Warmack has been inactive. It's the first time in his NFL career that he's been healthy and hasn't played. The former 10th overall pick joined the Eagles this offseason on a one-year deal but has since signed an extension to keep him under contract through the 2018 season. Warmack, after the first game of the season, said he was trying not to read into anything (see story)

In Philadelphia, Warmack has been reunited with his college position coach Jeff Stoutland. That was a big part of the reason he decided to join the Eagles. 

In addition to Warmack, the Eagles also have veteran Stefen Wisniewski available to play guard.