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Vikings respect Foles and his pocket presence

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Michael Vick is the quarterback that has burned the Vikings running the ball, but Vick lost his starting job to a different style of quarterback. Enter Nick Foles, who has quickly gained the respect of defenders for his presence in the pocket and his decision-making.

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