The Philadelphia Eagles are exploring all of their options when it comes to backup quarterback Nick Foles, and one direction they may try to head is to slap the franchise tag on the 30-year-old.
PFT says the Eagles trying to tag and trade Nick Foles violates the CBA https://t.co/tRVMlmwjb9— BleedingGreenNation (@BleedingGreen) February 7, 2019
If Foles feels that the Eagles are only tagging him as a means of trading him, he would be able to file a grievance, which would thus prevent the team from placing the franchise tag on him.
Foles wants out of Philadelphia as he seeks a starting role on another roster. He gave back the $2 million signing bonus he received as a way to allow himself to hit free agency, but recent links to the New York Giants are forcing the Eagles' hand.
Report suggests that the #Eagles actions when it comes to Nick Foles over the past 24 hours are motivated by fear that Foles winds up with the #Giants. Here's exactly why they should be worried: https://t.co/mthe4o01zB— Matt Lombardo (@MattLombardoNFL) February 6, 2019