PHILADELPHIA (WTXF) - Quarterback Nick Foles will start in Sunday's game against Washington, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday.
The announcement comes less than 24 hours after Foles led the Eagles to 32-30 win over the Houston Texans Sunday.
Filling in for the injured Carson Wentz for the second straight week, Foles again played like the Super Bowl MVP who led Philadelphia to a victory over New England.
Doug Pederson says Nick Foles is good to go and will start Sunday against the Redskins.— Kristen Rodgers (@KristenERodgers) December 24, 2018
They will keep Carson active. @FOX29philly
“You want a Philly-type team?”— Kristen Rodgers (@KristenERodgers) December 24, 2018
Doug Pederson says the identity of this Eagles team right now is one that embodies the city. They’re resilient, fighting to be physical and get the win. They work. @FOX29philly #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/uyZUtZHnaZ
Foles threw for a franchise-record 471 yards and four touchdowns.
The defending Super Bowl champions (8-7) need a win at Washington (7-8) next week and for Minnesota (8-6-1) to lose or tie or Seattle (8-6) to lose twice or lose once and tie to get a wild-card berth.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.