QB Nick Foles - Jacksonville Jaguars

6-5, 243Born: 1-20-1989College: ArizonaDrafted: Round 3, pick 2012

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Recent Game Summaries

2019 Week 13 vs TB (7 / 14 / 93 / 0 / 1 pass, 1 / 3 / 0 rush)

Nick Foles started the game for Jacksonville, but he didn't finish it due to a completely disastrous first half. He finished the game 7-of-14 for 93 yards, no touchdowns, one interception and two fumbles lost, with one fumble being returned for a touchdown. Foles was making poor decisions and misfired too many throws in the first half, with his interception thrown to Devin White on the first drive a perfect example. When he wasn't making poor reads and throws or checking it down, he was showing poor pocket presence and a complete inability to navigate the pocket. He looked like a statute on Sunday, and his lumbering movements and lack of pocket awareness directly resulted in each of his fumbles, with the second one occurring as he was trying to extend a play in the pocket. Foles was benched at halftime after a three-turnover, three three-and-out performance in the first half, and head coach Doug Marrone said Monday that Minshew would start moving forward.

2019 Week 12 vs TEN (32 / 48 / 272 / 0 / 0 pass, 3 / 20 / 0 rush)

Foles began the first drive with two completions to Chris Conley for first downs. A Brandon Linder holding penalty later in the drive got the Jaguars backed up behind the sticks, resulting in a 3rd down sack. He did have a well thrown 9-route to Chris Conley on the second drive that ended in a horrific drop for the receiver. His last two possessions of the first half were atrocious, with multiple weakly thrown balls, one of which should have been intercepted. Once the Jaguars went down 32-3 in the early third quarter, Foles' deficiencies were on clear display. He cannot move well to avoid pressure, and his arm strength is downright poor. The team seemed insistent on calling receiver screens and RPOs, indicating that they don't trust his arm strength and accuracy testing the intermediate and deep portions of the field.

2019 Week 11 vs IND (33 / 47 / 296 / 2 / 1 pass, 0 / 0 / 0 rush)

Sunday was Nick Foles' first full game as the Jaguars' starting quarterback and the first time he has attempted a pass since Week 1 against the Kansas City Chiefs. While the Jacksonville coaching staff put Garnder Minshew II on the bench in favor of Foles due to Foles' veteran pedigree, that veteran presence did next to nothing to help elevate the Jacksonville offense against the Colts. Foles finished the game 33/47 for 296 yards, two touchdowns and an interception. One of the touchdowns and close to half the yardage came when the game was 31-7 and were Blake Bortles-esque garbage time stats.  As a whole, Foles looked below-average on Sunday. His throws lacked velocity as it looked like he was still trying to get back to full strength after his Week 1 clavicle injury and this showed often when he tried to test the Colts' secondary vertically. Too many times he threw it into double, and sometimes even triple coverage when attempting to throw deep, and most of the passes were floaters that the Jaguars' receivers had to breakup to prevent interceptions.  Foles did a good job with his short to intermediate accuracy, notably on DJ Chark's 34-yard as he threw it to Chark in stride in the middle of the field and helped him transition from receiver to ball carrier. He was also able to step up in the pocket decently vs. a feisty Colts' pass rush, but his lack of mobilty also hurt the team at times, such as when the Colts sent mass blitzes.  Overall Foles underthrew or floated too many passes and simply didn't do anything extraordinary to elevate the Jaguars offense. He checked down a lot and took the safe throws, but he also made some terrible decisions, such as when he threw a deep pass into double coverage with less than a minute left in the first half that was then intercepted by Rock Ya-Sin.

2019 Week 1 vs KC (5 / 8 / 75 / 1 / 0 pass, 0 / 0 / 0 rush)

Nick Foles only played two possessions (11 snaps) before suffering a fractured left clavicle when Chiefs defensive tackle landed on him hard. Before exiting the game, Foles was 5/8 passing for 75 yards and a touchdown. His first few throws were forgettable checkdowns, but his second drive featured a nice play when he shrugged off a Chris Jones sack and converted a 3rd and 18 with an accurate pass over the middle to Chris Conley. He capped the drive off with a beautiful 35-yard touchdown in the corner of the end zone to Chark, but that would be the same play that would end up sidelining him for the foreseeable future.


Latest News

Jaguars | Nick Foles' contract offers an out in 2021 (Mon Jan 13, 08:45 PM) - Jacksonville Jaguars QB Nick Foles' contract offers a potential out with the Jaguars eating $12.5 million in 2021 dead salary cap space and $6.25 million in 2022.

Our View: The Jaguars have refused to make an announcement on a starting quarterback for 2020. We'll see Foles duke it out with Gardner Minshew in training camp. The total savings would be $33.625 million over the two years. However, Foles is essentially guaranteed a roster spot in 2020 with a penalty of $33.875 million in dead money should the Jaguars move on from him.
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