Latest Nick Foles News

Jags' Fournette focuses on 'clean start' after dismal season

May. 24, 2019 3:45 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Leonard Fournette slipped off his sweaty cleats, signed each one and then handed them to a young fan after practice. The youngster carefully walked away with Fournette's gold-colored shoes, making sure not to touch the drying ink. After all, the memorabilia could appreciate in...

Foles, 'Flip' reunite, could make Jaguars contenders again

May. 23, 2019 5:44 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Nick Foles and John DeFilippo have bonded for life. They've spent countless hours in the same meeting room, breaking down tapes, fine-tuning game plans and exchanging ideas. Nights, weekends, holidays. They've argued and apologized. They've laughed and bemoaned. They've celebrated...

Eagles add QB Cody Kessler as another backup to Wentz

May. 13, 2019 11:17 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles have signed quarterback Cody Kessler and brought back offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski. Kessler gives the Eagles insurance behind Carson Wentz along with third-year pro Nate Sudfeld and rookie fifth-round pick Clayton Thorson. Former backup quarterback Nick...

Jaguars release backup QB Cody Kessler along with 5 others

May. 9, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars released quarterback Cody Kessler on Thursday, clearing the way for rookie Gardner Minshew to become Nick Foles' backup. Kessler started four games in place of Blake Bortles last December, completing 64 percent of his passes for 553 yards and a touchdown....

Let's talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup QBs

Apr. 27, 2019 8:13 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Let's talk quarterbacks. As in potential backup quarterbacks in the NFL, and maybe starters down the road. Eleven quarterbacks were chosen in the three rounds of the draft. The trio that went in the opening round — No. 1 overall Kyler Murray to Arizona, No. 6 Daniel Jones to...

Jaguars gamble on Murray State linebacker Quincy Williams

Apr. 27, 2019 8:04 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Quincy Williams didn't get an invite to the NFL combine. He didn't have a pro day at Murray State. He didn't even think he would get drafted, at least not in the third round. He ended up being Jacksonville's biggest, maybe boldest, reach in the NFL draft. The Jaguars chose the...

Jaguars get Nick Foles help in 2nd, 3rd rounds of NFL draft

Apr. 26, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars got some much-needed help for new quarterback Nick Foles. Jacksonville moved up three spots to choose Florida right tackle Jawaan Taylor in the second round Friday night and then selected San Jose State tight end Josh Oliver in the third. Both should be...

Eagles move up to get future left tackle Andre Dillard

Apr. 26, 2019 12:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles got their future left tackle to protect Carson Wentz's blindside. The Eagles traded up three spots to select Washington State left tackle Andre Dillard with the 22nd pick in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night. Philadelphia sent Baltimore the 25th...

Defense order of the day for 1st round of NFL draft

Apr. 23, 2019 6:12 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — We learned during the 2018 season that offense is beloved by NFL teams (and fans). We also learned that defense, as performed by the Patriots in the Super Bowl, carries away the Lombardi Trophy. This year's draft, which begins Thursday night, is stocked with defenders who can be...

Jaguars will use draft to add pieces for QB Nick Foles

Apr. 18, 2019 2:20 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have done little to build around the most expensive player in franchise history. Since giving quarterback Nick Foles a four-year, $88 million contract that included $50.125 million guaranteed, the Jaguars essentially have rummaged through free-agent...