Jacksonville Jaguars bench $80M quarterback Nick Foles, elevating eyebrows about his future


The Jacksonville Jaguars signed Nick Foles to a four-year, $88 million contract within the offseason to be their beginning quarterback and hopefully give them a greater probability at getting again to the playoffs.

Foles was injured within the first week of the season and since returning to the group wholesome he is solely appeared in two-and a-half video games earlier than getting benched Sunday for Gardner Minshew II.

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He was 7-for-14 with 93 passing yards and an interception earlier than he was changed for Minshew. The Jaguars haven't received a single sport through which Foles was the beginning quarterback. The Tremendous Bowl champion now represents some considerations for Jacksonville after the group spent a boatload of cash on him to carry him from the Philadelphia Eagles to the Jaguars.

Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles (7) seems to be for a receiver towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers through the first half of an NFL soccer sport, Sunday, Dec. 1, 2019, in Jacksonville, Fla. (AP Picture/Stephen B. Morton)

Foles' poor play and the followers' love for Minshew makes the contract nearly not possible to maneuver. He's owed $45 million in assured cash. He's making $5 million this season however his wage will triple to $15.1 million subsequent season. By 2022, he might be incomes $20 million.

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Jacksonville took an opportunity with Foles after he received the Tremendous Bowl as a backup with the Eagles. However outdoors two separate stints in Philadelphia, Foles has been a median quarterback at finest. He helped lead the Eagles to the playoffs final season and was a Professional Bowler with the group in 2013. However with the Los Angeles Rams and Kansas City Chiefs he could not compete effectively sufficient to stick with both group.

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The Jaguars now have an fascinating resolution to make subsequent season – whether or not to stay with Minshew or decide to the person you paid a ton of cash to steer your group.

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