Nick Foles signs with Jacksonville Jaguars

12 March, 2019, 06:28 | Author: Brenda Erickson
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The Jaguars will release Blake Bortles.

Foles will sign a four-year, $88 million deal with $50.125 million guaranteed, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo and ESPN's Adam Schefter.

The Jags have the 7th overall pick in the upcoming NFL Draft. The Eagles announced that they would not franchise tag Foles, allowing the seven-year pro to enter unrestricted free agency. Wentz went down with a torn ACL during the 2017 National Football League season, Foles came in, everyone wrote the Eagles off despite having the No. 1 seed in the NFC and he promptly marched them to a Super Bowl victory, outplaying Tom Brady in the process. Louis Rams prior to the 2015 season and spent the 2016 season with the Kansas City Chiefs before signing a two-year contract that returned him to the Eagles in 2017.

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He started the first two games last season before Wentz took over, but he was back as the starter for the final three regular season contests as Wentz nursed a back injury. But after a disappointing season from several other players, the Jaguars need to reestablish their identity in order to make it back to the playoffs.

Eagles general manager Howie Roseman said in February that "it's hard when you have someone who is incredibly valuable to your organization, the most important position in sports. but at the same time, [Foles] deserves an opportunity to lead a team".

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