The crispness in the Eagles' offense was back on Thursday night at Lincoln Financial Field in a 31-21 win over Pittsburgh that just wasn't that close. Quarterback
"I felt like we went out there and got into a rhythm faster and started moving the ball," said Foles.
Foles completed passes to eight receivers in the two quarters and the tempo of the offense was terrific. His touchdown pass was a screen pass to
Foles and the offense have come a long way since the preseason opener in Chicago when Foles threw two interceptions.
"I think Chicago just wasn't a good game," said Foles. "I just stayed focused and didn't freak out and just kept working. I knew that you learn a lot from every day and I learned a lot from that day, moved forward from it, learned from the interceptions and wanted to go through the week and work on those things. This game will be the same thing. We won this game, but there's a lot of stuff we can take from it and improve on. That's the way we have to be each and every day.
"It's very important not to be complacent with your preparation and how you view yourself."
Foles may or may not play in the preseason finale against the Jets. It's historically been a case in the NFL where starters rest. That doesn't mean Foles will take it easy. He's always pushing, always looking for ways to get better. He had starting wide receivers Jeremy Maclin and
"It definitely felt more comfortable, but we have a lot more room to improve and a lot more film study to go, but I feel good about today and I just want to keep improving."
Foles was comfortable in the pocket and he worked through his reads and the spread-it-around philosophy worked.
"We got it rolling. It felt good being out there," said Foles.