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Nick Foles to start for Eagles vs. Buccaneers in Week 6? Michael Vick nursing hamstring injury

Eric Edholm
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DeSean Jackson and Nick Foles (USA Today Sports Images)

Nick Foles stepped in for an injured Michael Vick against the New York Giants in Week 5 without having taken many practice snaps, and asserted himself quite well.

Now Foles could start this coming Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles face the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, with Vick still ailing, as ESPN's Adam Schefter reported.

Then again, straight from the horse's mouth, Eagles head coach Chip Kelly said he's not sure who will start Sunday.

Foles completed 16-of-25 passes for 197 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in just over a half of work. Last season as a rookie, Foles' one victory in his six starts in replacing Vick came against the Bucs. If Foles starts, it would be a battle of the former third-round picks with Foles (2012 draft) facing off against the Bucs' Mike Glennon (2013), who lost his first career start last week.

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