A former Tremendous Bowl MVP is on the lookout for a brand new NFL crew. The Chicago Bears are releasing veteran quarterback Nick Foles after being with the crew for 2 seasons, his agent confirmed to NFL Media, by way of CBS Sports activities. Throughout that span, Foles made eight begins, and the Bears drafted quarterback Justin Fields final yr.
The Bears are giving Foles an opportunity to decide on his subsequent crew as a substitute of buying and selling him. “Ryan Poles did the fashionable factor,” stated Foles’ agent, Justin Schulman, “and Nick appreciates it.” There are just a few groups that might use extra quarterback assist, particularly the Seattle Seahawks and Houston Texans as they misplaced their franchise quarterbacks this offseason.
Nick Foles has been launched by the Bears. 🐻
Ought to the Tremendous Bowl MVP retire with the Eagles? 🦅 pic.twitter.com/vmeGJHChAg— PFF PHI Eagles (@PFF_Eagles) May 1, 2022
Foles, 33, joined the Bears after spending the 2019 season with the Jacksonville Jaguars. He signed a four-year, $88 million contract with the Jaguars however was traded to the Bears in March 2020. In 2017, Foles signed with the Philadelphia Eagles and led the crew to a Tremendous Bowl win after beginning quarterback Carson Wentz went down with a season-ending damage. He was named Tremendous Bowl MVP after he threw three landing passes in opposition to the New England Patriots.
“I believe the large factor is do not be afraid to fail,” Foles stated in 2019, per Enterprise Insider. “In our society right now — you understand, Instagram, Twitter, it is a spotlight reel. It is all the nice issues. After which once you take a look at it, you assume, like, wow, when you’ve got a tough day or your life’s inferior to that, you are failing. Failure is part of life. That is part of constructing character and rising. Like, with out failure, who would you be? I would not be up right here if I hadn’t fallen hundreds of instances, made errors. All of us are human. All of us have weaknesses.”
Foles was drafted by the Eagles within the third spherical again in 2012. He spent three seasons with the Eagles earlier than becoming a member of the St. Louis Rams (now Los Angeles Rams) in 2015 and the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in 2016. Foles has been a backup quarterback nearly all of his profession however began 13 video games in 2013 and was named to the Professional Bowl that yr after throwing for two,891 yards, 27 touchdowns and two interceptions. In his profession, Foles has thrown for 14,003 yards, 82 touchdowns and 43 interceptions with a 29-27 file.