Brian Westbrook talks about the chances of Nick Foles becoming starting quarterback for the Eagles and if it would be good for the team. 10/7/13
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I think the bottom line is this that is that they gave both the quarterbacks an opportunity to win that job in camp. And Michael Vick became the starter and he won the competition is so. But at the weight Chip Kelly seemed to think about is simple that it might because the starter going into the season that he'll continue to be a starter even -- when he comes back from injury. The offense is severely limited and things are able to do with -- -- and I think that both did a terrific job yesterday. I don't by any stretch of the imagination think that the Giants were -- great defense the tape but I think the way he handled the football team he moved. The team very well up and down. Football field he completed a lot of passes which is everything that you respect. -- quarterback to do in a second string guy that doesn't get all the reps held more press because of that but. When you look at the offense moving forward. Can you be successful week in week out when teams are game planning to stop this -- But nick both I don't think that he'll be as as effective as Michael Vick in this offense sixteen to 25197. -- -- first team reps -- that's pretty good. Like I said there -- stuff about him that I like and and if any of Chip Kelly had allowed the competition to go one. Another month you know there's a chance that they could want -- I mean it's possible I mean he kind of makes the trains run on time someplace and I like that. But they decided on that and if -- just Ellis and you're you're trying to develop a reputation as a professional coach in my mind. A professional coach does not change quarterbacks unless there's a compelling reason well. I've been a situation in the San Francisco when Mike Singletary with the head coach and he juggled Troy Smith in there Alex Smith then it was it was bad would think. -- you don't know who the leader -- neither one of the quarterbacks played very well either way. And how you talk about your play with the mental game quarterbacks in this position is a myth of the same reason when Donovan got benched and things like that it was quick to say okay dominant starter in the next week because the mental game with a quarterback and so. You can't legal ultimate today and Michael Vick has already in the flats opposition just because his contract year already and so if you're gonna play him and he's going to be your starter you need to think it now so that he can mentally prepare himself for that type of thing. I'm not Vick on the job for a number reason you won an on field legitimately he's also one of the locker. Right and you know you know if you're gonna make that change blocker and got ready -- and the only way to lock him to get ready for -- throughout their way a couple -- --
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