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Count Donovan McNabb among skeptics wanting to see Nick Foles prove himself

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles passes during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Philadelphia. Is Nick Foles a franchise quarterback or was his historic sophomore season a fluke? (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)

FILE - In this Aug. 21, 2014, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles passes during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, in Philadelphia. Is Nick Foles a franchise quarterback or was his historic sophomore season a fluke? (AP Photo/Matt Rourke, File)  (The Associated Press)

Fluke or franchise quarterback? The question will follow Nick Foles around until he proves himself again.

Foles began last year as a backup to Michael Vick and finished as a Pro Bowl MVP. His emergence was one of the NFL's biggest surprises and a main reason why the Philadelphia Eagles went from 4-12 to 10-6 and won the NFC East title.

Foles threw 27 touchdown passes and only two interceptions, setting an NFL record for best TD/interception ratio.

Now, everyone is wondering what he'll do for an encore.

Donovan McNabb, the six-time Pro Bowl quarterback, isn't convinced Foles is the real deal just yet. McNabb, currently an analyst for Fox, expressed that view in a radio interview in Philadelphia on Tuesday.

Foles says everyone's entitled to their opinion.

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