Nick Foles is officially a free agent; Eagles decline to use franchise tag on him

NEW ORLEANS, LOUISIANA - JANUARY 13: Nick Foles #9 of the Philadelphia Eagles reacts after the NFC Divisional Playoff against the New Orleans Saints at the Mercedes Benz Superdome on January 13, 2019 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

PHILADELPHIA — Nick Foles is officially a free agent after the Philadephia Eagles declined to use the franchise tag on the backup quarterback.

The MVP of Super Bowl LII is free to sign with any team he chooses, according to a report on

“We’ve decided to let Nick (Foles) become a free agent,” general manager Howie Roseman told the NFL’s website.

The Eagles also confirmed the decision via Twitter.

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