Has Nick Foles' magic run its course after the Eagles' loss to the Saints? | First Take

  • Published on Jan 14, 2019
  • Max Kellerman vehemently disagrees with critics saying that Nick Foles' magic has run its course, adding that he feels there will still be a quarterback controversy in Philly between Carson Wentz and Foles.
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  • KingHassanFilmz
    KingHassanFilmz 2 months ago


  • Mina #9
    Mina #9 4 months ago

    Y'all call yourselves experts? Yous a joke. If that one catch by Alshon was completed , they killed the clock and they got into that end zone, the conversation would be totally different. It's ridiculous because yes that offense fell flat after the first quarter but you would be talking more about the miracle ending. That doesn't erase the bad previous plays but for sesationalists with big salaries, it would make all the difference in the world. I can't stomach watching such insincere BS from people who just love the sound of their own voice.

  • dr troy turner
    dr troy turner 4 months ago


  • gopherilla 97
    gopherilla 97 5 months ago

    Saints lose... Hahahahahahaha!!!!! Where's your ski masks now????? Lol couldn't happen to a better team!!!!! Hahaha Who dat!!!!

  • Tyler Selinger
    Tyler Selinger 5 months ago

    Eagles seem to only be good when they are the underdogs

  • fpineros22
    fpineros22 5 months ago


  • Suicide_King
    Suicide_King 5 months ago

    Wentz is low key sending Alshon a bottle of champaign with a card. "Thank you for my job homie"

  • Mashtanga
    Mashtanga 5 months ago

    Because Taysom Hill is a BEAST!

  • ruben hernandez
    ruben hernandez 5 months ago

    Wentz is more talented but he is also not reliable because off his injuries. Foles is the better leader and rounds up.the troops. Wentz might be the next RG3. Where is RG3 at? That injury will not let wentz be the MVP calliber he was last year. He played like a rookie when he came back and he looked scared.

  • Noel Oommen
    Noel Oommen 5 months ago

    Why are you saying the saints played good? The eagles have been demolished with injuries all year. And they were gonna win the game with that drive if it wasn’t for the dropped pass. I would be scared for New Orleans because they were almost beat by a team with a bunch for injured people. They have not been doing good for the past few weeks. They should be scared of the rams. They need to step up their game.

  • David G.
    David G. 5 months ago

    I love when Molly talks. 😘

  • Eternal Star 2401
    Eternal Star 2401 5 months ago +1

    Foles is about to go on a tear next season with another team! This guy is legit!

  • MrBobaby
    MrBobaby 5 months ago

    Oh, and give Dennis Allen some credit!

  • MrBobaby
    MrBobaby 5 months ago +1

    Even if A.J. Did catch that pass, that would've been it. They weren't going to score again. Saints D done shut them done for 45 min of the game. It's that simple.

  • Marco Conzonere
    Marco Conzonere 5 months ago +1

    Stephen Race Smith ✊🏿

  • Valician
    Valician 5 months ago

    There's no magic, he didn't play good against Chicago. That wasn't magic, that was a shitty kicker getting paid millions to double doink it. Nick Foles will be a starter somewhere for sure, but you take the younger QB going forward and Foles will find somewhere else. Maybe the Bills or Jacksonville? Maybe Oakland?

    KVNG REEK 5 months ago

    We beat ourselves this entire season

  • encinobalboa
    encinobalboa 5 months ago

    Alshon is awesome. One drop should not define who he is. Alshon to his credit apologized to the team, the City of Philly, and the fans. Pederson and Foles embraced Alshon after the game. This is true sportsmanship.

  • Boy
    Boy 5 months ago +1

    4:20 - 4:24 th- th- th- th- th- thats all folks

  • Post Cranial Rectomitis

    I have to say something about the fake punt play the Saints ran. Maybe I am wrong but, during a punt you cannot line up over the long snapper right? So the brilliance of the play is what makes it also unfair as a defender am I right?

  • AL Black
    AL Black 5 months ago +1

    Molly said “ Adam Shefter, he knows things” get her off the damn show

  • Prithvi Tanna
    Prithvi Tanna 5 months ago

    max: eagles would have scored that touchdown, Brady is going to fall off the cliff, trixx aren't just for kids

  • Computerlove 01
    Computerlove 01 5 months ago

    Nick Foles is a good qb. Not great. His magic died in the city of voodoo. Saint's were better last yr, and whipped Shegals 2x this yr to prove it.

  • Computerlove 01
    Computerlove 01 5 months ago

    Alshon....the Saints pimped you 48-7 earlier remember? They then beat you again. Nuff said.

  • zac hannaman
    zac hannaman 5 months ago +1

    Sure Foles will leave the Eagles and Wentz will continue to not be able to complete a full season.

  • Dre Savage
    Dre Savage 5 months ago

    Eagles has been a fluke all year , especially did expect them
    To beat saints by showing no consistency throughout this year

  • Cheapskate Coins
    Cheapskate Coins 5 months ago +1

    Actually the Eagles could keep both. If they don't keep Darby and Mills and keep Maddox, Douglas and LeBlanc, and if a couple key guys actually do retire allowing for the drafting of rookies they would have enough cap space to keep both on Nick's 20 million option deal. Especially if they wait till next year to extend Carson and just have him ride the rookie contract for one more year. If Carson stays healthy all season, great. But if not, you still have your security net in Foles.

  • William Levy
    William Levy 5 months ago

    So tough to trade one of these quarterbacks, but the Eagles don't need a different quarterback. They need a better defensive secondary and more production from the run game. The play calls were a bit stale in that second half seriously. Nick Foles has repoire. His team gets HYPED playing with him ! He's 10 years younger than 2 QBs still playing for a Super Bowl ring. Get some picks or players for Wentz. Jacksonville, Miami, and Denver WISH they had a Nick Foles. Let the man play a FULL season. At least sign him to a starter's deal and let him start the first half of next season to see how it goes. If it goes bad or Wentz is still hurt, make a decision. Sign him to a 3 year deal at 20 million per season give or take with a signing bonus. Trade or cut him if it doesn't work out. That would be a STEAL.

  • Matt L
    Matt L 5 months ago

    Eagles fan here, it's not foles fault, it's not alshons fault, it's not the coaches fault. It was the saints. They were the better team with a healthier roster. No coulda woulda shoulda. Eagles were injured almost across the board. But They still were in this game. This team has heart and I'm hella proud of this team. Gg to the saints. They took advantage of the obvious holes. Something bears couldn't do a full game. GL Saints. I'm rooting for y'all.

  • Connor Bergeron
    Connor Bergeron 5 months ago

    The saints is Foles' kryptonite in the playoffs!

  • Romare Sturdivant
    Romare Sturdivant 5 months ago

    Why the fuck is he wearin that hat

  • Connor Bergeron
    Connor Bergeron 5 months ago

    Game ball goes to Taysom Hill

  • Kisha Hawkins
    Kisha Hawkins 5 months ago +1

    Victor Cruz is a hater he don't like the Eagles.

  • Francisco Bolivar
    Francisco Bolivar 5 months ago

    A question to all of you guys. What team do you think Nick Foles is going to land next season?

  • Stephen Mayer
    Stephen Mayer 5 months ago

    ADAM SCHEFTER, he knows things - Molly

  • Tuan Nguyen
    Tuan Nguyen 5 months ago

    I see Nick Foles is the best fit quarterback for the Eagles. Carson Wentz is a good quarterback; but his injury prone is questionable. Keeping them both for the next few years, no doubt Eagles will be in great position to recapture the title back.

  • vICreepz
    vICreepz 5 months ago

    Why this random Cruz on ESPN lmao

  • Joe's Tales From The Lawn Side

    Well if Cody Parker made that kick. Or if the Saints kicker makes the kick. Eagles get lucky chances all the time

  • Lt. wreck
    Lt. wreck 5 months ago


  • Lt. wreck
    Lt. wreck 5 months ago +1

    Nick Foles will be a great pick up for another team as the eagles have such a hard on for the injury prone Carson Wentz.

  • Itscheeks Gaming
    Itscheeks Gaming 5 months ago

    Eagles head Coach sold us out thanks dickhead We need a new line and new Wide receiver Saints fans they’re not going to the Super Bowl and the Rams going to beat them

  • Jack Meiov
    Jack Meiov 5 months ago

    The Eagles were a loaded machine in 2018 and Frank Reich was their offensive coordinator no offense to whoever was callng the plays this year . Nick Foles had alot more weapons to choose from when the Eagles won the Superbowl .
    This Eagles team wasnt that good this year, and barely made the playoffs . This team was decimated on defense in the secondary , their pound it down the middle running back Blount left for another team so that wa s a major factor in their poor running attack this year , Wentz got hurt again this year . The Saints this year were just better , that's the facts .
    This Eagles team was just a distraction / injury riddled mess this year not alot of starting QBS in the league, even Brady , could have saved really .

  • Kras 4
    Kras 4 5 months ago +1

    Nick Foles 1st quarter .. brilliant. 2nd, 3rd & 4th ? He did NOTHING. Eagles have no one to blame but themselves for the loss. Coulda, woulda, shoulda. Learn how to CLOSE. That ass at home & will be watching the Saints on Sunday.

  • robert goodman
    robert goodman 5 months ago

    these two are idiots but enjoy racist comments back by the white skin,

  • Alpha Sports
    Alpha Sports 5 months ago

    MAX need to do his research ... other than Drew Brees, Cameron Jordan, and Alvin Kamara who are ranked in the 90's most players on the Saints roster is considered average or less ... the Eagles have 7 players or more ranked in the 90s so the Eagles do have better players.

  • Alpha Sports
    Alpha Sports 5 months ago

    Philly fans sound like the Bears fans what if! If the Bears kicker would have made that kick the Eagles would have been at home so stop crying. Its that same thing Bears missed a kick they sat and watched the ... Foles threw an int because thats what it really was ... it was an int ... when the philly player tip the field goal kick did it count as a tip? Did it count as a block no! It was a missed field goal. So Foles threw an int ... I can remember in years past the Saints lost games in the playoffs on a time ball by a defensive player to the offensive player to advance to the playoffs ... here is the facts The New Orleans Saints shut down the Eagles offense for 3 quarters and beat them ... the bears could do that ... I said last week Foles wasn't all that! He only was able to score 16 pts on a Bears beat up secondary and his OL gave him more time vs the Bears D than most teams. It is what it is ... The Saints got to where they are the hard way, they had the #2 hardest schedule in the NFL, and they went 13-3 in the regular season ... the Eagles schedule was ranked #19 and they won the SB ... at #19 and won the SB you suppose to at least win your division.

  • digipimp75
    digipimp75 5 months ago

    Like most Philadelphians, I love Nick Foles and what he has done for this team. But the problem is consistency. You either get MVP Nick or mediocre Nick..... the latter of which showed up this game. It's unfortunate, because the guy really does have a record of playing ridiculously good in key situations. It was a good run for him, and had to end some time.

  • Therian Tapley
    Therian Tapley 5 months ago

    Man Victor Cruz is a loser. Says all that and the Saints only won by 6 damn points

  • Samuel Morse
    Samuel Morse 5 months ago +1

    Trade Nick Foles to the Redskins

  • True That Boxing
    True That Boxing 5 months ago +1

    STFU Molly, put a dick in your mouth and shut up!

  • MrKillian1983
    MrKillian1983 5 months ago +1

    Nick Foles has never had magic. He has a good team. Anything he's done, Carson Wentz could have done.

  • Just Cruz
    Just Cruz 5 months ago +1

    I’m not even an eagles fan, but no, foles hasn’t lost his magic. He had a decent game. Only reason they didn’t win that game was because they’re defense choked, Saints offense caught some fire, and a certain someone missed a catch my grandma could’ve made resulting in a game ending interception. If the Eagles don’t make him their starter and trade him away, I guarantee you Eagles Super Bowl hopes are done for a good while.

  • Joseph Scaduto
    Joseph Scaduto 5 months ago +1

    “Nick Foles’ magic” never existed.

  • YungBasedYogi
    YungBasedYogi 5 months ago

    Thomas had the magic that night.

  • George R.
    George R. 5 months ago

    In the end they lost

  • Zaida S.
    Zaida S. 5 months ago

    Oh yes cause we all know if Max Kellerman doesnt agree with you then youre wrong. GOD MAX KELLERMAN IS ANNOYING, and he has no qualifications or credibility. he does what every middle aged unathletic man who just watches the highlights and goes on google and looks at stats does. Molly literally told him a report from ADAM FUCKING SCHEFTER and Max Kellerman goes to tell you his Expertise.

  • LGP42
    LGP42 5 months ago +1

    Eagles vs saints, out of the 2 meetings the eagles were outmatched and outscored 68-21. Wentz and Foles combined have only 2 TDs (1 pass 1 run), over 400 yards and 5 INTERCEPTIONS. DREW BREES alone has 6 TDS (all pass), over 600 yards and only 1 INTERCEPTION. These numbers prove only 1 thing That Eagles magic was just an illusion and quarterbacks truly suck. WHO DAT NATION STAND UP AND CRY EAGLES CRY, maybe next year But this is the year of the saints

    xxMASTERMINDxx 5 months ago +1

    Max makes himself look so stupid 😂

    xxMASTERMINDxx 5 months ago +3

    That eagles team is definitely different with Foles it’s not that hard to see , if they don’t re-sign him well 🤷🏾‍♂️

  • Chris Esquivel
    Chris Esquivel 5 months ago

    Why does molly have to throw in that last part lol

  • Justin R
    Justin R 5 months ago

    The Eagles scored 14 points in the first quarter and then got shut down. The better team won and now the Saints move on.

  • Mr Baabaablacksheep
    Mr Baabaablacksheep 5 months ago +4

    Build around Foles, you moved heaven and earth... Time to get that back and trade Wentz 🙏🏻

  • Jason Smith
    Jason Smith 5 months ago

    I wanna live in Max's world where you make 20mil to do nothing lol

  • Sergio Muñiz
    Sergio Muñiz 5 months ago

    If the jags are smart they'll do whatever it takes to get foles.

  • ScoutDogg
    ScoutDogg 5 months ago

    Stfu moley

  • Eric
    Eric 5 months ago

    It’s amazing how the fact that Fletcher Cox getting injured in the first quarter is never brought up nor is the fact our pro bowl guard tore his ACL in the first quarter. Philly had their 4th string running back, a secondary that was on the practice squad to start the year outside of Jenkins and a defensive line that was banged up. Even with that their defense still held the Saints to a season low at home for points. If that game is in Philly it’s a completely different outcome.

    • dutchman dave
      dutchman dave 5 months ago

      smallwood and adams? what a joke. let's bring in leveon bell with some sore of deal for one of our qb's, and get our textbook running game back....imagine ajayi and bell in the same backfield?

    • dutchman dave
      dutchman dave 5 months ago

      no doubt....took the bests team this season to the brink......with half a 4th string rb and no name secondary. but next year with wentz, we will go on a tear like in 2017 when we won 10 straight. foles is special, but we have a huge decision to make....who would you go with?

  • DonnyMoneyDM
    DonnyMoneyDM 5 months ago

    Stephen A. had me crying laughing 4:02 he funny and keep it real at the same time

  • Josh
    Josh 5 months ago

    Cruz stfu. We were 14 nothing. We let the game slip. Fuck does he know about winning.

  • Brandt Aicher
    Brandt Aicher 5 months ago

    Its crazy to think that even though 80% of the game the Saints dominated, the Eagles actually could have still won. I wish a good game didn't end on a fluke int.

  • Olivia
    Olivia 5 months ago

    I like Foles, and by now isn't it obvious he's a good QB? But the way people talk about his 'magic' is kinda...creepy.

  • richard escobar
    richard escobar 5 months ago +3

    A win is a win, but saints were real fortunate to get out of that game. Eagles still had them on the ropes on their last drive.

  • Giffond Hall
    Giffond Hall 5 months ago

    eagles = chokers

  • Motley Byron
    Motley Byron 5 months ago +3

    I would trade...Carson Wentz...I believe the Eagles can get THIS years first round and next season's second round pick for him at LEAST... WHY would you trade away Nick Foles after the way he's played the last 2 seasons???

    • Motley Byron
      Motley Byron 5 months ago

      @Mister Blue: You're talking about ONE GAME...

    • Mister Blue
      Mister Blue 5 months ago

      Motley Byron oh yeah foles played tremendous against the saints. You saw that 400 yards and 5 td game he had Sunday.

    • John James
      John James 5 months ago

      Motley Byron You don’t trade a 25 year old mvp caliber franchise QB....you just don’t.

  • Nezar Radder
    Nezar Radder 5 months ago

    Why steven A. Hiding the hairline tho

  • Relax Music
    Relax Music 5 months ago +3

    Fletcher Cox didn't finish the game.
    it woulda been a whole lot different
    if they didn't start droppin like flies with injuries I that 2nd quarter

  • mickey Russo
    mickey Russo 5 months ago

    The Eagles choked on a fat cock and swallowed at the same time!

  • tier1solutions28
    tier1solutions28 5 months ago +6

    The Saints should sign Foles to be Drew Brees's successor

    • McMida
      McMida 5 months ago

      They have teddy bridgewater, and not to mention taysom hill

    • philliesphan312
      philliesphan312 5 months ago

      Where is B r e e s going?

  • tier1solutions28
    tier1solutions28 5 months ago +5

    New Orleans shut out the Eagles for three quarters straight and all the media can do is talk about the Eagles. They have done it all week. It's going to be tough to beat the Rams but if the Saints pull it off they will talk about Sean McVay and Jared Goff.

    • tier1solutions28
      tier1solutions28 5 months ago

      @Tempest right, they played admirably. Honestly though that game could have easily been another blowout. A few tiny mistakes allowed them to score and kept the saints from doing so. It could have been 28 - 7 saints

    • Tempest
      Tempest 5 months ago

      Eagles would have won that game if it weren't for all the injuries to the defense and if we had a legit run game( starting running back and backup bout out). But I would like to see a Brady Brees superbowl even though I think it will brady and goff... eagles banged 4th string defense held saints to 21pts points imagine what a healthy defense like rams could do and rams have a run and pass game..rams will win by 10

    • Computerlove 01
      Computerlove 01 5 months ago

      Goff and the Lambs won't stand up to the pressure. Saints headed to Super Bowl

    • tier1solutions28
      tier1solutions28 5 months ago

      @eoe123321 these championship games are a 50/50 proposition.
      I want brees to get another one but it's going to be tough

    • eoe123321
      eoe123321 5 months ago

      It should not be that tough, the rams are overrated. I predict a blow out 35 saints 17 rams

  • Kellzie
    Kellzie 5 months ago

    There isn’t nick Foles he’s just great . The next team he goes to he will lead them like a great should

  • Lil Drezzy
    Lil Drezzy 5 months ago

    They won ONE game, what run are you guys talking about lmfao a runway or what

  • Daniel Tayong
    Daniel Tayong 5 months ago +4

    Foles is the man.

  • lucky806
    lucky806 5 months ago

    And yet he gave the garbage city of Philly something to finally be happy about last year. There will be qb controversy..foles will be gone and wentz is just gonna be a walking injury report for the rest of his career because of his stubbornness to keep playing reckless.

    • dutchman dave
      dutchman dave 5 months ago

      agreed. foles wins....period. and wentz gets season ending injuries....period

  • Roger Stewart
    Roger Stewart 5 months ago

    Stephen a does no shit about Football Deion Sanders gave Saints Defense a grade of C

  • Verlon turnquest
    Verlon turnquest 5 months ago

    They Paid My Dawg To Drop That Catch 😂 🦅🦅

  • Goat Stature
    Goat Stature 5 months ago

    Wrong saints won cause of eagles injuries!! Factz!

  • Keylon Hampton
    Keylon Hampton 5 months ago +1

    lowkey if I'm nick foles, I'm retiring. i don't want to be a starter for a trash team

  • Cajun Kuto
    Cajun Kuto 5 months ago +1

    Foles is a stud I'll take him over Dak Bortles.

  • We in a race war and slavery started 1865

    Yes, its all apart of the magic, everything that they needed to go there way, actually went their way

  • chris meaders
    chris meaders 5 months ago

    No don’t do it. Fool gold with Nick

    JUGGERNAUT KI11 5 months ago +26

    It was jefferys fault..not foles. As far as im concered he was marching downfield to win the game

    • LegoGuy87
      LegoGuy87 5 months ago +1

      Pederson's for not letting the 2 min warning come into effect, but ultimately it's by how bad the offense did after 1st quarter.

    • John Gotti
      John Gotti 5 months ago

      JUGGERNAUT KI11 they have no run game. Saints just dominated time of possession.

  • Chasin Bacon
    Chasin Bacon 5 months ago

    *the guys talking about Nick Foles not playing for the eagles next season”
    Oh my god I wish she would just shut the fuck up sometimes

  • Ghostly Amp
    Ghostly Amp 5 months ago +4

    No one mentions the “fake crowd noise” the saints pump in their dome...🤔 it gets especially LOUD, when the opposing team is on offense. Notice the timeouts, false starts and delay of game penalties...caused by the them amplifying the fake looped crowd noise. You can’t put this beyond this organization after the “bounty” and Falcons got caught some years ago... 😑 🦅 the fact that the eagles still almost won with this against them is incredible. FlyEaglesFly!

    • Kristopher Cash
      Kristopher Cash 5 months ago +2

      We don't need to pump any crowd noise anywhere, that's a legit 70,000 people screaming their lungs out every play. No need for fake crowd noise when you have the most passionate fan base in the NFL.

  • jack johnson
    jack johnson 5 months ago

    max is wrong about everything

  • Austin Full
    Austin Full 5 months ago +2

    When Fletcher Cox went down I knew it was over.

    • eoe123321
      eoe123321 5 months ago

      Austin Full When the Saints converted that 4th and 1 fake punt i knew they would win, than was slow death the rest of the game while they were driving and milking the clock the way they wanted it.

    • Brandon bates
      Brandon bates 5 months ago

      There was a few more injuries after that,with that said it still wasnt over..Saints better win the super bowl after coming back like that, then we can say we took the new champs to the limit

  • stone1409
    stone1409 5 months ago

    Trade Foles to. The Jags for 1st round pick we need it

  • Cookiesrfood
    Cookiesrfood 5 months ago +3

    Foles is about to get his money and sign with another team and Philly will regret going with Wentz

  • Abram Johan
    Abram Johan 5 months ago

    This isn't half as bad as what us saints fans had to deal with after the Minnesota miracle. Y'all should just he content with your superbowl win

  • Bharat Pullela
    Bharat Pullela 5 months ago

    1:50 bears had the same thing

  • Book of shadows contributor Brian

    go birds haters

  • aroperdope
    aroperdope 5 months ago +1

    I'm not a saints fan but Eli Apple has played better as of late.