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Nick Foles to Start in Wild Card Game vs. Bears

Nick Foles exited Sunday's game after suffering a bruised rib.

Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles will start Sunday in the NFC Wild Card Game against the Chicago Bears, coach Doug Pederson announced Monday.

Foles has bruised ribs but tests on Monday came back "clear," Pederson said.

The veteran signal-caller exited during the fourth quarter of the Eagles' 24–0 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday after getting injured. Nate Sudfield replaced Foles, who did not return to the game.

Prior to leaving, Foles tied an NFL single-game record by completing 25 straight passes. He finished the game 28-for-33 with 221 yards, two touchdowns and one interception.

The Eagles will face the Bears in the NFC Wild-Card round in Chicago on Sunday. Kickoff is slated for 4:40 p.m. ET on NBC.