"I just let it fly a little too far," Foles told the team's website. "It's just that. I've got to be a little more accurate, and I know how to do that. I've thrown a football for a long time, and you've just got to keep your body in the right spot to throw. I was letting it fly a little too far, so I know how to fix it and I'll fix it."
Philly hosts the Rams in Week 5.
Now, LeSean McCoy averaging less than 2 yards per carry -- that's a concern and one that could impact Foles if it continues. But for now, you shouldn't give much thought to sitting the third-year quarterback for Week 5 against St. Louis.
Had he thrown for 300 yards (instead of 195) for a fourth straight game to open the season, he would have joined Peyton Manning, Steve Young, Kurt Warner and Drew Brees as the only quarterbacks to do so, so he's still off to a great start.
After three straight 300-yard passing games,
Foles absorbed several big hits, and they affected his play. Late in the third quarter, Foles got leveled by defensive tackle Justin Smith and his severely underthrown pass was easily intercepted. His second pick came on a desperation 4th-and-24 heave in the final minute.
Foles got no help from the running game or from wideout Riley Cooper, who dropped a perfect throw in the end zone with about three minutes left. Foles will try to bounce back against the Rams in Week 5.
Foles topped the 300-yard mark for the third straight game to open the season, as he racked up 325 yards. He completed 27 of 41 passes in the game, his highest completion percentage of the season, while tossing three touchdowns without an interception.
Foles took a beating in this game, and appeared to play through a couple of injuries. He should be healthy for Week 4 against the 49ers, and he carries a 60.9 completion percentage and 978 passing yards into next Sunday's game.
Foles started one game against the Redskins in Week 11 last year, and it was the last time he failed to throw a touchdown. He still managed 21 Fantasy points with 298 passing yards, 47 rushing yards and a touchdown.
Foles has yet to hit the 20-point mark this year, but he does have at least 18 Fantasy points in consecutive weeks. While the Redskins have been stout against the pass through two games, they've done it against Ryan Fitzpatrick and Chad Henne.
Foles and the Eagles are a tougher test, especially with Philadelphia maximizing
For a complete list of Week 3 options, read my latest Start 'Em and Sit 'Em.
|Bye: Week 7|
|8||10/26/14||@ ARI||4:05 pm|
|9||11/2/14||@ HOU||1:00 pm|
|11||11/16/14||@ GB||1:00 pm|
|13||11/27/14||@ DAL||4:30 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
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