UCF linebacker Shaquem Griffin has been the biggest story of this year’s Scouting Combine, not just because he’s an inspirationaler who overcame having his hand amputated at age 4, but because he had an outstanding workout that removed any doubt about whether he’s an NFL-caliber athlete.
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However it s out, the Eagles have multiple options for dealing with the final year of Foles’ contract. If they were willing to trade presumed 2016 starter Sam Bradford eight days before Week One, the Eagles surely would consider flipping Foles for the right price.
The Eagles turned that first-rounder into defensive end Derek Barnett (who recovered Brandon Graham’s strip-sack-fumble in the Super Bowl sealed the game) and traded the fourth-rounder to the Dolphins for running back Jay Ajayi.
So, that’s a lot.
There’s no reason not to have a high bar for Foles. He’s reasonably affordable ($7 million), and he’s a fit for their system and their locker room, and did we mention the whole Super Bowl MVP thing