Nick Foles will go down in Philadelphia sports history as one of the most clutch performers of all time. His timely dominance led the Eagles to their first-ever Super Bowl and has eternally endeared him to the Philly faithful.
Prior to officially signing his shiny new four-year, $88 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars, Foles felt that he needed to issue one last thank you to the city of Philadelphia and Eagles fans prior to his departure. Foles published this article in The Players' Tribune:
Foles' words are touching and are well worth the read. Among the things Foles discusses is his decision to return to the Eagles
“It was a decision about what city our daughter was going to spend her first years in, and have her first memories in, and call her hometown. My heart said Philly. I’m pretty sure a piece of it always will.” - @NickFoles via @PlayersTribune— Molly Sullivan (@MollySullivanTV) March 13, 2019
Foles and Philadelphia will always share a special connection. There are still many who believe the Eagles should have kept him and traded Carson Wentz instead. Whatever may have ultimately been the better option, one thing is for sure: Foles will always love Philly, and Philly will always love him back.
That is, unless the Jaguars beat the Eagles in the next four years.