Get ready for a battle. Of the quarterback variety.
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly has made it very clear that he fully expects a bit of a competition for the starting spot under center this year, declaring an open competition for the job ahead of training camp. But after trading away Nick Foles, a second-round pick and $13 million in salary for one year of Sam Bradford on the roster, it’s an interesting move for Kelly to open up his starting quarterback job to the masses – and Mark Sanchez. And possibly Tim Tebow.
Also, keep an eye on Bradford and his injury-prone knees. The former St. Louis Rams quarterback has battled ACL problems throughout his career and missed all of last season after re-injuring the ligament in a preseaon game.
The Eagles open camp on August 2 at the NovaCare Complex in Philadelphia with only two practices open to the public, the fewest since Chip Kelly took over coaching reigns. Check out the full schedule below.
Philadelphia Eagles 2015 Training Camp Schedule
Sunday, August 2: Camp Opens
Tuesday, August 4: Open Practice at Lincoln Financial Field
Wednesday, August 5: No Practice
Sunday, August 9: Open Practice at Lincoln Financial Field
Monday, August 10: No Practice
Sunday, August 16: Eagles vs. Colts, 1 p.m.
Monday, August 17: No Practice
Wednesday, August 19: Closed Practice, Joint Workouts With Baltimore Ravens
Thursday, August 20: Closed Practice, Joint Workouts With Baltimore Ravens
Friday, August 21: Camp Closes
Saturday, August 22: Eagles vs. Ravens, 7 p.m.