Doug Pederson confirms Nick Foles will start again, Carson Wentz still not cleared for contact

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Doug Pederson confirms Nick Foles will start again, Carson Wentz still not cleared for contact
Doug Pederson confirms Nick Foles will start again, Carson Wentz still not cleared for contact

The Philadelphia Eagles will roll with the Super Bowl-winning backup quarterback once again in Week 2. At his Wednesday press conference, Eagles coach Doug Pederson confirmed that Nick Foles will start under center Sunday against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Franchise quarterback Carson Wentz has still not been cleared for contact, and will remain on the sideline. Foles -- and by extension the entire Philadelphia offense -- struggled in Week 1 against the Atlanta Falcons. He completed just 19 of 34 passes for 117 yards and an interception. The Atlanta defense is more athletic and has better coverage players than the Buccaneers, however, especially when you consider that the Bucs could be without

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