It’s nearly April and the Super Bowl MVP hasn’t yet been traded.
In any normal circumstance, that sentence would deserve a hearty duh! from anyone within earshot. But this isn’t any normal circumstance. The Eagles have Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles and if all goes well, they’ll be placing him back on the bench in favor of Carson Wentz when the season begins in September.
While the Eagles have fielded phone calls about trading Foles, they haven’t yet pulled the trigger.
Elite Rico Gathers Jersey Of course, that doesn’t mean he’ll throw. Or that he’s close to being able to play. We’ve reached the point now where you can believe Andrew Luck will play quarterback again when you see him in a game.
The worst-case scenario is here for Indy, and there’s no getting around it.
Kenley Jansen calls it a slow start to the season.
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Safety in numbers has taken on a whole new meaning in the NFL this offseason. That’s because few zeroes are being dangled to the free agents playing the position. The safety market has proven soft even for a league in which teams are flush with salary-cap space. The most lucrative safety deal signed this offseason was Da’Norris Searcy Authentic Jersey Tyrann Mathieu’s one-year, $7 million pact with Houston, followed by other relatively modest contracts signed by New Orleans’ Kurt Coleman (three years for $18 million with $4.5 million guaranteed) and Pittsburgh’s Morgan Burnett (three years, $14.3 million, $4.3 million guaranteed).
Some of the biggest names still available, like Kenny Vaccaro, Eric Reid and Mike Mitchell, remain unsigned because of dissatisfaction with the money being tendered. Another one is Tre Boston, who understandably finds himself dumbfounded at what has unfolded. Boston thought he would be able to cash in after the best season of his NFL career; he posted career highs in tackles (79), pass break-ups (eight) and interceptions (five) last season with the Chargers.