The Philadelphia Eagles didn’t wait for Nick Foles to become a free agent after the season to pay him. They reached a new deal with their backup quarterback that could pay out $14 million if he reaches incentives.
The contract raises his 2018 salary pays out a roster and signing bonus and includes a 2019 mutual option. That’s a pretty decent deal for a guy who if everything goes as planned won’t see the field this season.
The #Eagles and QB Nick Foles agreed to terms on a $2M raise for 2018, source said, but he can earn much more. Foles can make up to $14M total in playtime, playoffs and Pro Bowl incentives. … He’s been paid a $3M roster bonus & signing bonus of $2M. He will make a $4M salary.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 21, 2018
Not many teams would have given Foles this contract, which is essentially a thank you to him for winning them a Super Bowl. Talk about the right place at the right time.