By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
According to Philadelphia Inquirer’s Les Bowen, the Jacksonville Jaguars are expected to sign Nick Foles in free agency. He cannot officially sign with a new team until the new league-year starts on March 13th.
The Jaguars have been linked to the quarterback for quite some time. Jacksonville hired former Philadelphia Eagles quarterbacks coach John DeFilipo as Offensive Coordinator.
Bowen insists that the Jaguars are the only team bidding for Foles’ services. If he does sign there, he would replace Blake Bortles, who is expected to be released in the off-season unless a trade partner could be found.
The Eagles briefly picked up his $20 million option for the 2019 season. However, Foles elected to get out of the deal by paying the team back $2 million to become a free agent.
Foles has known for some time now that he was not in the Eagles future. The team is expected to go with Carson Wentz for the foreseeable future.
The 30-year-old Austin, Texas native spent the last two seasons with the Eagles. He has spent five seasons of his seven-year career in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
This season, he made five regular season starts for the team. He went 4-1 in those contests.
Foles went 141 of 195 for 1,413 yards. He also had seven touchdowns and four interceptions.
In two playoff games, he went 1-1. In those contests, he went 43 of 71 for 467 yards. He also had three touchdowns and four interceptions.
In his career, he has appeared in 54 games with 44 starts. He has a 26-18 record. He has gone 974 of 1,581 for 11,165 yards with 68 touchdowns and 33 interceptions.
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