Bears releasing Nick Foles: Former Super Bowl MVP free to choose his next NFL home – ZellaNews

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The Chicago Bears have agreed to launch veteran quarterback and former Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles, his agent confirmed to NFL Media. Foles made eight begins throughout his two years with the Bears, who drafted fellow quarterback Justin Fields within the first spherical of the 2021 NFL Draft. 

Instead of buying and selling him, the Bears are giving Foles the possibility to choose his next NFL home. Several groups, together with the Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans, might nonetheless use assist on the quarterback place with the 2022 NFL Draft now within the rearview mirror. 

“Ryan Poles did the fashionable factor,” mentioned Foles’ agent, Justin Schulman, “and Nick appreciates it.”

The 33-12 months-outdated quarterback has performed for 5 groups since being chosen by the Philadelphia Eagles with the 88th choose within the 2012 NFL Draft. A Pro Bowler in 2013, Foles helped the Eagles win the franchise’s first Super Bowl in 2017. He gained MVP honors after throwing for 373 yards and three touchdowns in Philadelphia’s 41-33 win over the Patriots in Super Bowl LII. In three video games that postseason, Foles accomplished 72.6% of his passes with six touchdowns and one interception. 


Foles led the Eagles to one other playoff victory in 2018 earlier than signing a multiyear take care of the Jaguars in 2019. After only one 12 months and 4 begins, Foles was traded to Chicago in 2020 in trade for a fourth-spherical choose. He began seven video games for the Bears in 2020, finishing 64.7% of his throws with 10 touchdowns towards eight interceptions. He misplaced his beginning job through the season to Mitchell Trubisky, who helped the Bears attain the playoffs earlier than becoming a member of the Bills final offseason. Trubisky signed a two-12 months take care of the Steelers earlier this offseason. 

Foles made only one begin this previous season, a 25-24 win in Seattle in Week 16. In the win, Foles went 24 of 35 for 250 yards that included the sport-profitable landing move with 1:01 remaining. 

Including the playoffs, Foles owns a 31-29 file as a beginning NFL quarterback. He’s accomplished 62.4% of his passes with 82 touchdowns and 43 interceptions in common season play. In the playoffs, Foles has accomplished 68.1% of his throws with 11 touchdowns towards 5 interceptions. 


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