Nick Foles Tells Eagles He's Voiding $20 Million Option for 2019

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Foles had to pay the $2 million to the Eagles via cashier's check by February 16, which would be 25 days prior to the start of the new league year.

With that debate swirling, a bombshell report surfaced in late January suggesting Wentz was viewed as "selfish" and "egotistical" by some of his teammates, who each presented their commentary anonymously. According to two National Football League sources, Eagles General Manager Howie Roseman is considering that idea after an exchange of moves that could potentially leave Foles as the top free agent quarterback on the market next month. Those two moves give the Eagles a fairly easy path to the $15 million they would need right there.

Nick Foles is a free agent for now. In turn, he exercised the $2 million buyout of that season. ESPN's Chris Mortensen went as far as saying he believes the Eagles would prefer to trade him to the Jags. Later on that year, Foles would be named the Super Bowl MVP as the Eagles hoisted the Lombardi trophy for the first time in franchise history.

Nick Foles will likely be traded by the Eagles during the offseason.

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If the Eagles did place the franchise tag on Foles, and then find a team willing to trade for him on the tag, the Eagles would free up the $25 million in salary cap space once the deal was done. Otherwise, Foles could reach unrestricted free agency and possibly sign with a team in Philadelphia's division, such as the Washington Redskins or New York Giants. The Eagles can send him to a team they won't have to face almost as often. Even then, fans have to wonder how much they could add around Foles after paying him as the Jags' offense has multiple holes.

An anonymous report, in which Wentz was called "selfish", won't impact the team's decision.

Wentz met with reporters last week to discuss the story, his health and the Eagles' quarterback situation. All that for someone who most likely will be the backup quarterback, barring another Wentz injury.

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