JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Although Nick Foles adored the town of Philadelphia and the Eagles organization, he knew he was prepared for a different path.

Todo so, thoughhe had to pay for the Eagles $2 million to buyout the final season of his contract so he can eventually become a free agent. That is a substantial chunk of money to pay at once, even for a professional athlete, however, Foles never hesitated.

“If you look at the monetary price, definitely, it’s true, that will be plenty of money, for my family members and for different things we are able to perform at the community, but at the identical time it was a no brainer,” Foles stated.

He received a very decent return on his money. It’s a project he’s wanted since a unsatisfactory 2015 season in St. Louis compelled him to reduce his zeal to the game.

“It was nothing against Philly. I really like Philadelphia,” Foles stated. “They understand just how much I really love them and that I always will cherish Philadelphia no matter what, like that I really like the University of Arizona, like I love Westlake High School [in Texas], but life varies, things move ahead, you visit another portion of one’s life. But to be considered a free agent, to have an opportunity to eventually get to a living area and help to lead a team and help change the environment is exactly what interested me.

“That is why it was reimbursed so quickly. It had nothing to do so,’I need out of this ‘ It’s only my moment. I’ve conducted my race in Philadelphia. I really did everything I could and I am happy with this. I’ve been around amazing men and women but that I look forward to moving elsewhere and helping another team and eventually I expect it’s my past.”

Foles will be here today due to that which he did in the postseason, shooting over for an injured Carson Wentz and leading the Eagles to a Super Bowl LII championship after the 20 17 year old. He out-dueled Tom Brady and was the first game’s MVP. Foles was forced in exactly the exact same role again last season and almost led the Eagles to a comeback victory over New Orleans in a Divisional game.

One of the very important things Foles brings about the Jaguars will be consistency. Certainly one among Bortles’ most important issues – later turnovers – was the simple fact that the Jaguars were not quite sure what they were going to get each week.

“I like it you know what you’re getting,” coach Doug Marrone stated. “The consistency, nothing really rattles him. I think that’s what I’ve taken [from his research on Foles]. You talk to coaches that have been around him and they say nothing ever really rattles him. He chooses advice. He is smart. He knows where he wants to go with the ball. He knows coverages. Those ideas were things that jumped off to me out of what you could see on the tape and playing on the huge stage.”

The Jaguars gave Foles a $25 million signing bonus along with his cap number in 2019 will be $12 million (it jumps to $2 1 million in 2020) roughly 1 3 weeks when they signed Bortles into some yearlong contract expansion. That price included $16.5 million in dead money if the Jaguars were to discharge Bortles this year, which they did on Wednesday.

Which usually means the Jaguars have a $28.5 million united cap figure together with Foles and Bortles.

“The guy took us into the AFC championship game. There wouldn’t have been anybody that would have contested the truth he deserved the chance and also we played well behind along with also our defense played well. What we did at this point in time will be try to fortify we him around. Obviouslywe wish it was but I have no regrets about that.”

And he certainly doesn’t have some about giving Foles the maximum bonded profit franchise history, either. Particularly if he can turn into the kind of operation he’d in a early-November game five seasons past.

“I expect every game in 2019 is like the Oakland game of 2013, at which he pulled seven touchdowns, no interceptions, and had a perfect 158.3 quarterback score “