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Nick Foles Remembered For His Time To Shine: Philly Sports Chatter

WARMINSTER, PA —The Magic Man is again as soon as once more to carry out one other magic act.

While the Indianapolis Colts mainly haven’t any shot at making the NFL playoffs, particularly after their monumental collapse towards the Minnesota Vikings Saturday within the largest comeback in NFL historical past, there’s nonetheless an opportunity.

So Nick Foles is coming off the bench out of obscurity to attempt to rescue the Colts and discover a means with a 1 % probability of constructing the playoffs to salvage the group’s season.

We know far too nicely of Foles’ magic act in Philadelphia. The man is and ceaselessly shall be Saint Nick, who got here off the bench in December to take the Philadelphia Eagles from playoff contender to Super Bowl champion.

And since that was the primary championship title in group historical past, Foles will ceaselessly be a reputation that may dwell as a people determine. He’s our Super Bowl hero, not only for what he did through the playoff drive and by beating Tom Brady and the New England Patriots, however for the “Philly Special,” that magic play by the magic man.

It was introduced Wednesday that Foles would change Matt Ryan for the Colts’ final three video games of the season. And why not? The man hasn’t performed all season, however he is without doubt one of the finest insurance coverage insurance policies within the recreation.

While he faltered in Jacksonville after leaving the Eagles, Foles discovered a means as a Chicago Bear to beat Brady once more and got here off the bench to drag off some heroics in a late victory towards the Seattle Seahawks.

And, in case you bear in mind, Saint Nick as soon as once more introduced vacation cheer for Philly followers when he nearly pulled off yet one more magic act by filling in for the oft-injured Carson Wentz.

That was the year of the “Double Doink” playoff win. And, if it wasn’t for that killer drop by Alshon Jeffrey, Foles might have taken the Birds again to the Super Bowl.

So cherish this Nick Foles’ sighting. And whereas we watch from afar, we are going to all be grateful that Saint Nick is getting his shot as soon as once more. It may not quantity to a lot.

But it is going to rekindle the spark within the brain of that magic time for our soccer group.

The time when a backup quarterback, who was as soon as our starter, captured the town’s coronary heart and eventually topped us as champions.

Nick Foles will all the time have a spot in our hearts. Go get em’ Saint Nick.

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