The veteran quarterback will begin Sunday at Tampa Bay, coach Doug Pederson introduced Wednesday. He added that Carson Wentz nonetheless has not been cleared for contact as he continues his restoration from a torn ACL.
The transfer was anticipated, with reviews final weekend suggesting Wentz would not be able to return till Week three on the earliest, however Pederson hadn’t shed any gentle on the scenario earlier within the week.
Foles was ok to maintain the defending Tremendous Bowl champions afloat of their 18-12 season-opening win in opposition to the Falcons, however hardly spectacular. He accomplished 19 of 34 passes for 117 yards with an interception and was sacked twice.
For what it is price, Foles has had success in opposition to the Buccaneers previously, throwing for 677 yards and 5 touchdowns with no interceptions in two video games in opposition to them.