Eagles Are Having An Open QB Competition

The big question for Dixon was whether he is in Philadelphia to compete for the starting job or if he’s there because his familiarity with head coach Chip Kelly makes him an ideal player to help school the rest of the team on the offense. When the Eagles announced they’d reached agreement with Dixon on a one-year deal, their release said he’d be competing with Trent Edwards for a backup role.

Zach Berman of the Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Dixon said he’s here to compete for the starting quarterback job with Michael Vick, Nick Foles and anyone else who might turn up with the Eagles this season.

“If everybody buys into what Chip Kelly is selling, the sky’s the limit,” Dixon said.

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