Here’s the thing about declaring an open quarterback competition, as Eagles head coach Chip Kelly did after being hired: It makes people wonder who will eventually land the job.
Dennis Dixon came off the NovaCare Complex practice field and stopped a few yards from the entrance to the facility. The quarterback took off his helmet and held it in his right hand.
As much as Nick Foles tried to downplay it, it was impossible to ignore the reality that he was running the first-team offense when OTAs started Monday.
Another 20 periods of Eagles camp practice is in the books.
The quick, frenetic, laser-like pace of Chip Kelly’s offense and his practices aren’t synonymous with the head coach’s process of finding the right man to command his huddle.