Latest Nick Foles News

Brees first game at 40 his biggest in 9 years

Jan. 16, 2019 8:23 PM EST

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — Drew Brees is about to play his first game as a 40-year-old — and his biggest game in nine years. When the Saints host the Los Angeles Rams in the NFC championship game in New Orleans on Sunday, it'll be the first time Brees, who turned 40 on Tuesday, has played for the...

Jaguars hire DeFilippo as OC, fill remaining staff positions

Jan. 16, 2019 5:54 PM EST

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — John DeFilippo got his first NFL job working for Tom Coughlin, serving as a quality control coach for the New York Giants in 2005-06. Fourteen years later, and with a resume that includes tutoring Mark Sanchez and Carson Wentz as rookies and winning a Super Bowl with backup Nick...

Pederson reiterates Wentz is Philly's No. 1 QB

Jan. 15, 2019 6:30 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Eagles coach Doug Pederson reiterated Tuesday that Carson Wentz will be the team's starting quarterback in 2019. Wentz missed the final three games of the regular season and two playoff games because of a back injury. Nick Foles led Philadelphia to four straight wins and was 27 yards...

Eagles face tough offseason decisions, starting with Foles

Jan. 14, 2019 4:23 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles fell 27 yards short of leading the Philadelphia Eagles to a third straight comeback win in the postseason. His next opportunity likely will come in a different uniform. The Eagles (10-8) were eliminated with a 20-14 loss at New Orleans on Sunday, ending the team's bid to...

Risk-taking Saints advance to host Rams for NFC title

Jan. 14, 2019 3:10 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Coach Sean Payton the New Orleans Saints are anything but risk averse. After all, Payton's Saints won a Super Bowl with the help of a surprise onside kick nine years ago, and now New Orleans is one home victory away from its first Super Bowl since then — thanks to a pair of...

Foles denied fantastic finish in possible Eagles finale

Jan. 13, 2019 10:14 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Nick Foles got the Philadelphia Eagles off to a fast start, only to be robbed of another fantastic finish by a veteran receiver's uncharacteristic drop. "Football is a funny sport, especially playoff football. It's tough," Foles said after a tense 20-14 divisional playoff loss in New...

Saints rally past Eagles 20-14, will host NFC title game

Jan. 13, 2019 9:46 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — When the New Orleans Saints finally found their rhythm, they marched one step closer to the Super Bowl. Using a dominant ball-control offense and a few gambles that paid off, the Saints got two touchdown passes from Drew Brees and two interceptions from Marcus Lattimore in a 20-14...

Saints' Rankins, Eagles' Brooks each carted off field

Jan. 13, 2019 6:40 PM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints starting defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and Eagles right guard Brandon Brooks each had leg injuries within a few plays of one another and each was taken from the field in a cart during the first quarter of New Orleans' divisional-round playoff game with Philadelphia on Sunday....

Payton: Playoff stakes more important than perceived slights

Jan. 13, 2019 2:57 AM EST

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Saints coach Sean Payton dismisses the premise that the Eagles could derive extra motivation from the widespread perception that New Orleans ran up the score on them when they met in November. "My question would be: We're all playing hard in these divisional playoff games, right?" Payton...

Rust never sleeps? Teams coming off NFL byes not worried

Jan. 12, 2019 11:19 AM EST

NFL teams buck for a playoff bye all season. Then people wonder if those four lucky clubs are going to be rusty when they return in the divisional round. The football world finds out this weekend when the Chiefs, Patriots, Saints and Rams get into postseason action. That January week off is coveted for a variety...