Nick Foles will start for Eagles vs. Bears

Nick Foles will start for Eagles vs. Bears
Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) reacts to wide receiver Nelson Agholor's touchdown during the second half of the NFL football game against the Washington Redskins, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Mark Tenally) (Source: Mark Tenally)
Washington Redskins defensive tackle Stacy McGee (92) sacks Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) during the first half of the NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Washington Redskins defensive tackle Stacy McGee (92) sacks Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles (9) during the first half of the NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 30, 2018 in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) (Source: Andrew Harnik)

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles will start at quarterback for the Philadelphia Eagles despite a chest injury when the defending Super Bowl champions play the Chicago Bears in an NFC wild-card game next Sunday.

Eagles coach Doug Pederson says Foles is "feeling good" and will be ready to go against the Bears (12-4). He says Nate Sudfeld is the backup as of right now and couldn't provide an update on Carson Wentz's back injury.

The Eagles (9-7) earned a playoff berth with a 24-0 win at Washington coupled with Chicago's victory at Minnesota.

Foles is 6-0 in must-win games filling in for Wentz the past two seasons, including 3-0 in the playoffs and earned Super Bowl MVP honors in a 41-33 victory over New England.

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