Foles Inspires (Perhaps Misguided) Hope

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Nick Foles is the primary reason you'll keep watching.

The 23-year-old rookie quarterback is the hope for the future, the one man who can make this miserable Eagles season still seem worthwhile.

After doing OK in his first career game action against the Dallas Cowboys, Foles makes his first start against the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon at FedEx Field. That part does make things interesting for a team that too often seems uninterested in the little details like covering punts and lining up with 11 men for field goals, not to mention the bigger details like blocking and tackling.

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