Connecting the dots that could land Nick Foles in Jacksonville


Tom Coughlin, Jacksonville's executive vice president of football operations, and the Jaguars are going to be looking for a new quarterback this offseason. Struggling signal-caller Blake Bortles is expected to be released by the team. If this were to come to fruition, the Jags might very well make a run for reigning Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles. Here’s the how and why to it. Connections: Jacksonville’s connections to Foles makes this appear to be a likelihood. New Jaguars offensive coordinator John DeFilippo was Foles’ quarterbacks coach with the Eagles in 2017. He oversaw vast improvement from then second-year quarterback Carson Wentz as well. Dating back to his days with Mark Sanchez and the Jets, DeFilippo has been known as a quarterback whisperer. It’s likely one of the reasons Jacksonville hired him as offensive coordinator. And it’s not to work with Bortles. Comepensation could work: Jaguars have assets to make a move of this ilk. While pure speculation, Jacksonville could be looking to move star running

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