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08:05 AM ET 02.15 | Though a Thursday report suggested Chiefs head coach Andy Reid would be interested in reuniting with Nick Foles, K.C. fans may not want to get ahead of themselves. [League sources] have told CSNPhilly.com's Reuben Frank that the Eagles have no plans to trade Foles, unless they're blown away by an offer. The Eagles have made quality deals in the past for their quarterbacks. Three times under Reid they traded a QB -- Kevin Kolb, Donovan McNabb and A.J. Feeley -- and each time they acquired a second-round pick. For Kolb, they also received cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, and they also got a fourth-round pick in the McNabb deal. The Eagles now have four quarterbacks on their roster, having signed Dennis Dixon to a two-year deal on Monday.

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February 15, 2013  08:19 AM ET

Then why exactly are they keeping him? Foles doesn't fit the offense and they just picked up Dixon who had over 60% completion percentage under Chip Kelly.

February 15, 2013  08:21 AM ET

Why would Andy Reid want Foles? He needs a starter, not a backup. He's already got 3 backups.

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February 15, 2013  08:49 AM ET

Foles played pretty well for the Iggles last year, and given Vick's history of injuries, this kind of seems like a 'well Duh' story. Sorry, Chiefs fans, but I think Andy has some Karma payback coming as he desperately tries to trade for a new QB.

February 15, 2013  08:55 AM ET

KC should go big and try to acquire Alex Smith, or maybe go medium and try for Matt Flynn. Foles strikes me as a someone with very high potential but who is still in the developing stages. With him at KC, the Chiefs would still be in a rebuilding process, and there is more pressure there to win now.

February 15, 2013  09:09 AM ET
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Foles played pretty well for the Iggles last year, and given Vick's history of injuries, this kind of seems like a 'well Duh' story. Sorry, Chiefs fans, but I think Andy has some Karma payback coming as he desperately tries to trade for a new QB.

Reid will be successful with the Chiefs. He will have more say in personnel decisions.

February 15, 2013  09:10 AM ET
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KC should go big and try to acquire Alex Smith, or maybe go medium and try for Matt Flynn. Foles strikes me as a someone with very high potential but who is still in the developing stages. With him at KC, the Chiefs would still be in a rebuilding process, and there is more pressure there to win now.

Flynn would be a perfect fit as he is proficient in running the west coast offense.

February 15, 2013  09:12 AM ET

My prediction is Vick will get knocked out in the first or second game, Foles will become Dixon's backup

February 15, 2013  09:15 AM ET
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My prediction is Vick will get knocked out in the first or second game, Foles will become Dixon's backup

Dixon is a career backup.

February 15, 2013  09:20 AM ET
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Reid will be successful with the Chiefs. He will have more say in personnel decisions.

Don't get me wrong, Reid is a huge upgrade in coaching for the Chefs, and there is a lot of talent on that team. I think Reid had a lot of say in what happened in Philly and he's screwed over teams that took fliers on his 'emerging' QB's. Nothing wrong with it, this is a Big Boy League. Now that he's the one looking for a QB, however, I think he's going to find out that these almost stars are just that. Almost.

February 15, 2013  09:22 AM ET
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My prediction is Vick will get knocked out in the first or second game, Foles will become Dixon's backup

Dixon couldn't make it as a backup in Pittsburgh or Baltimore. Maybe he is a system QB who hasn't found the right system. Reuniting with Kelley could be just the thing for both of them.

February 15, 2013  09:28 AM ET

Not buying Dixon/Kelly one second. How'd that work out for Shane Matthews and that other guy (Wuerfuel I think) when Spurrier came to the skins? Can't revive the NCAA glory years in the pros.

February 15, 2013  09:30 AM ET

McNabb aside, the second pick on the first round in 1999, what QB did Reid ever draft or trade for that amounted to diddly bop? If KC is smart, cough cough, they will let anybody but Reid pick the next QB there.

February 15, 2013  10:05 AM ET
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McNabb aside, the second pick on the first round in 1999, what QB did Reid ever draft or trade for that amounted to diddly bop? If KC is smart, cough cough, they will let anybody but Reid pick the next QB there.

Reid didn't have the final say concerning draft picks in Philly. He will in KC.

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February 15, 2013  10:31 AM ET

Another head coach blinded by the "talents" of Vick.

February 15, 2013  10:40 AM ET
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Why would Andy Reid want Foles? He needs a starter, not a backup. He's already got 3 backups.

ROFL!!! Niceeeee...

February 15, 2013  10:41 AM ET
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Another head coach blinded by the "talents" of Vick.

A teacher once told me "If you can't dazzle em with your brilliance, then at least blind em by your bull__ " :)

 
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