A debate has raged the entire off-season for the Eagles – will Nick Foles be back or traded somewhere where he can become a starter?
As the postseason has progressed, trading options around the league have been sought as quarterback-needy teams elsewhere for veteran options on the position. Now, apart from a major injury to the team's quarterback during the training camp, it seems likely that Foles, the Super Bowl MVP, will return to the Eagles in 2018 as the main support for star Carson Wentz. Friday, NFL Network reported that the Eagles had agreed to a revised contract with Foles for the 201
Now, Foles will have the option to simply quit and become a freelance agent so he can take advantage of opportunities as a starting quarterback if he so wishes.
By Ian Rapoport Foles received a signing bonus of $ 2 million and can earn several million incentives if he is a starter and achieves various benchmarks. UPDATE 4/21) Saturday, Rapoport reported that Foles can earn up to $ 14 million in playing time, playoffs and pro-bowl incentives. He will receive a $ 3 million bonus, a $ 2 million bonus, and will receive a $ 4 million base salary in 2018.
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Of course, much of this depends on the health of Wentz, the Eagles Star quarterback who ripped his ACL last season Foles allowed the quarterbacks to take over during the season and lead the Eagles to their first leaders. always Super Bowl victory. Wentz is aiming for a return of Week 1, although it is currently unclear whether he will be ready in time. With Wentz's style of play, there is no guarantee that he will still have a full 16-game schedule.
It is unclear how much the Foles' common option will cost for 2019, although the final report by the NFL Players Association on the base salary of Foles had $ 5,590,000 in basic salary in 2019, the original deal – in the February 2019 – went through next year.
While it is possible that Foles is considering a return to the Eagles in 2019, if he spends the entire 2018 season as a back-up, it is more likely he is investigating the free market as a free agent
Now in Philadelphia for off-season workouts.