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Philadelphia Eagles Don’t Franchise Tag Nick Foles, He’s Free To Sign Anywhere

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The Philadelphia Eagles won’t franchise tag Nick Foles.

According to Adam Schefter Wednesday, the franchise made the decision to not place the tag on the Super Bowl-winning quarterback, which means he’s going to be an unrestricted free agent. (RELATED: Eagles Teammates Say Carson Wentz Is ‘Selfish’)

There you have it, folks. There had been a lot of speculation about what the Eagles would do with Wentz and Foles. Now we know. The backup who took them back to the playoffs is headed out of town, and it’s the Wentz show around the clock now.

 

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Nick Foles is about to get paid, too. With how bad the quarterback market is in the NFL, it’s not unreasonable to think he could get $20 million a year.

In fact, I’d be shocked if he didn’t get an extremely hefty payday. There aren’t exactly a ton of quarterbacks with Super Bowl rings that hit the free agency market.

 

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I really hope that he gets paid a ton of money. He seems like a genuinely good guy, and those are the people who hopefully succeed in life.

As for landing destinations, I’d take a hard look at Jacksonville and Washington. Both need help at the quarterback position and there won’t be a better option on the open market than Foles.

No matter where he signs, Foles is about to be a very rich man.

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