Philadelphia made a beneficiant gesture for backup quarterback Nick Foles within the midst of uncertainty about his future with the franchise.
Foles ended the season a couple of snaps in need of reaching his incentive, however the Eagles nonetheless paid him a $1 million signing bonus, in line with ESPN, which cited unidentified sources.
Source: the Eagles have paid QB Nick Foles a $1M signing bonus to account for the incentive he missed out on by just 4 snaps earned by Philly making the playoffs and Foles enjoying 33% of the snaps. Philly does proper by the clutch QB.
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) January 19, 2019
The incentive would have been triggered if the Eagles made the playoffs and if Foles performed 33 % of the team’s offensive performs this season, ESPN notes.
Foles fell just 4 performs brief after he was knocked out of Week 17’s game against the Redskins with bruised ribs. He possible would have reached the motivation if he did not get injured in that game.
The 29-year-old completed the season enjoying 357 of the Eagles’ 1,092 performs.
Foles handed for 1,413 yards and 7 touchdowns with 4 interceptions in his 5 regular-season games. He led the Eagles to victories of their final three games of the season filling in for injured Carson Wentz.