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Thanks to clutch performances and postseason heroics over the past two seasons, Nick Foles may finally get another shot at being a franchise quarterback, if and when the Eagles decide to trade him this offseason. However, he might have already been one had it not been for his former head coach Jeff Fisher.


Foles went just 4-7 in the 11 games he started for Fisher's Rams in 2015, tossing 10 interceptions to just seven touchdown passes. But if you give him a mulligan for that season, Foles' career numbers and career record should have landed him a pretty sizeable contract from the right team.

That's right, without those 11 games with the Rams, Foles would be 25-7 with 65 touchdowns and 21 interceptions over the past five seasons.

Fisher's outdated offensive philosophy clearly stunted Foles' career, yet there's always a strange silver lining to every situation. Had it not been for Fisher, Foles may never have signed with the Eagles and led them to their first Super Bowl in the franchise's history.

Foles clearly should have more career earnings to his name, but he's bound to cash in this offseason. No matter where he plays next year, Foles will finally be paid what he's worth thanks to a $20.6 million cap hit for the 2019 season. 


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