The Philadelphia Eagles once again find themselves in the midst of a miraculous playoff run thanks to backup quarterback Nick Foles.
Foles’ winning ways leave the Eagles with a difficult decision in the coming offseason, depending on how badly they want to keep him with the franchise.
While it looks like Foles is likely to leave for another team, with every win, it becomes more difficult to imagine him playing somewhere else.
For the second straight year, the Philadelphia Eagles have turned to backup quarterback Nick Foles in search of a miracle, and so far, he has again answered the call.
The reigning Super Bowl MVP has been a boon for the Eagles. He helped the team to its first Lombardi Trophy last season and then brought the Birds back from the brink with a wild run to end the 2018 season and keep their hopes of a Super Bowl repeat alive.
After the Eagles’ “Double-Doink” heard ’round the world in the Wild Card round, it’s tough to bet against Foles and his seemingly magical ability to conjure wins for Philadelphia. It’s a thrill for Eagles fans, but as it continues, it makes his looming free agency an issue for the team’s front office.
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Whenever the Eagles run through the 2019 postseason ends — be it this Sunday against the Saints or with another Super Bowl victory — Nick Foles will be one of the most sought-after quarterbacks of the coming offseason.
It’s not a guarantee that Foles will leave Philadelphia, but his mutual option for next year is for $20 million and would need both sides of the deal to sign on for it to take effect. Since Foles would likely garner more money and …read more
Source:: Business Insider