Super Bowl LII MVP meets on the Indy roster with head coach Frank Reich, who was his offensive coordinator in Philadelphia
the quarterback Nick Foles has agreed a two-year contract with the Indianapolis Coltsmeeting him with the head coach Frank Reichwho was his offensive coordinator with the philadelphia eagles in 2017, when he led the club to a title of superbowlconfirmed a source to ESPN Monday.
The eagles showed interest in a potential meeting with foles before he agreed to join the Coltsa source told Jeremy Fowler of ESPN. As the Eagles received trading interest on Gardner Minshew IIThey discussed the case of folesbut ultimately decided they would stick with their current group of quarterbacks, one that includes Minshew and the undrafted free agent Carson Strong behind the headline Jalen Hurtssaid the source.
In indianapolis, foles will be the substitute of the holder matt ryanpurchased by the Colts by way of exchange from the Atlanta Falcons in the current off-season.
news of the arrangement foles with the Colts was first reported by the NFL Network.
Other pins in the template of the Colts include sam ehlingerwho was selected by indianapolis in the sixth round of 2021 NFL Draft, James Morgan Y Jack Coanwho signed with the Colts in the offseason as an undrafted free agent.
The bears they released foles on May 1 in a move that was expected in Chicago after quarterback signing Trevor Siemian in free agency, to serve as a backup to Justin Fields.
The bears they originally acquired foles two seasons ago in a swap with the jacksonville jaguars, in exchange for a fourth-round pick. The Jaguars signed to foles to a four-year, $88 million deal in 2019, but the quarterback suffered a broken collarbone in the season opener and never regained the starting job from then-rookie Minshew.
After starting seven games in 2020, the Super Bowl LII MVP he started just one game last season, leading the bears to a 25-24 away win against the Seattle Seahawks in which he threw for 250 yards and a touchdown pass.
A veteran of 10 seasons, foles he has thrown for 14,003 yards with 82 touchdowns and 43 interceptions.
won a selection of Pro Bowl with the philadelphia eagles in 2013, but had his most notable season in 2017, under Reichwhen asked to replace an injured Carson Wentz in Week 15. Later that season, he led the franchise to its first title superbowlcompleting 72.6 percent of his passes in the 2017 postseason for 971 yards, with six touchdowns and only one interception in three games.
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Nick Foles agrees to two-year deal with Indianapolis Colts, sources say