The landscape of the 2019 quarterback position may possibly be shifting as soon as the NFL’s “Legal Tampering” window opens on Monday, March 11th.
A report out of the 2019 NFL Scouting Blend from Philly.com states that the Jacksonville Jaguars are functioning on a deal composition to indication impending absolutely free agent quarterback Nick Foles. The report states that the Jaguars imagine they are only a quarterback absent from competing for a Super Bowl, and imagine that Foles is that lacking piece.
If this report is precise and Foles winds up signing with Jacksonville, it could adjust the calculus of the New York Giants look for for a quarterback to be the heir for Eli Manning. The Giants are also rumored to be a opportunity landing place for Foles, based mostly on the familiarity between Foles and Pat Shurmur, who coached him in Philadelphia. But by the identical token, Foles’ former quarterbacks mentor, John DeFilippo is now the offensive coordinator in Jacksonville. If the Giants are on the lookout to absolutely free company to uncover a “bridge” quarterback to exchange Manning, it appears like Foles will soon be off the marketplace.
Nonetheless, if the Giants are on the lookout to the draft to uncover a quarterback to establish at the rear of Manning, the acquisition of Foles by the Jaguars would acquire a opportunity competitor for the constrained pool of best quarterback prospective customers out of the jogging.
For now, these are only rumors, but they provide an interesting backdrop to the action on the discipline at the scouting incorporate, and will most likely inform the Giants’ method in absolutely free company.