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Thursday night to offer a glimpse at the Eagles' future

Philly.com Sports: The Eagles game against the Cincinnati Bengals could offer a good look at the future of the Philadelphia Eagles franchise.

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Along with providing a test of Foles, the Thursday night game will give a glimpse of the guy whose name will be mentioned as a replacement if the Eagles decide to fire Andy Reid after this season.

Cincinnati coordinator Mike Zimmer has built successful defenses with both the Cowboys and Bengals, and he has been interviewed for four head coaching jobs in the last two years. One of these days, someone is going to give him a job, and if the Eagles are intent on wiping out any vestige of the Reid regime, it could be that a defensive coach in the top spot would help that process.

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