Quarterback Nick Foles didn’t have to dig deep into the...

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Quarterback Nick Foles didn’t have to dig deep into the Kansas City Chiefs playbook before finding things that looked very familiar. Foles ran many of the same plays as a rookie in 2012 when he played for Andy Reid and the Philadelphia Eagles.

“A lot of it was reminiscing on old memories like, ‘Oh, I remember that’ or ‘That’s changed a little bit’ or ‘I recognize that play, but it looks different,’" said Foles, who signed with the Chiefs last week. “It was sort of surreal to see the font of the playbook because it triggered a memory of rookie year and grinding through that playbook."

His familiarity with the offensive system is one reason Reid plans to use Foles in the Chiefs' preseason opener Saturday against the Seattle Seahawks at Arrowhead Stadium.

“Normally I try to get everybody in the game," Reid said. “I just have to make sure he’s got it down. Everything he’s doing right now is new to him for this team, obviously. There’s a little bit of carryover, but we’ve put a lot of new stuff in since he’s been with us."

Fantasy Impact: 

The Chiefs wasted no time getting Foles involved in practice after he arrived late last week. He’s taken about as many practice snaps as the other backup quarterbacks.

Filed Under: 2016, Preseason

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