Eagles Sign Third Round Draft Pick QB Nick FolesBREAKING NEWS, Eagles, News, Quarterbacks Monday, May 21st, 2012
The Eagles have signed third round draft pick Nick Foles to a four-year deal. The signing of Foles leaves the Birds with only one unsigned draft pick, which is first-round pick defensive tackle Fletcher Cox.
Foles who showed off his strong arm during the recent Bird rookie camp, and will be battling veteran backup quarterbacks Mike Kafka and Trent Edwards for the top reserve role to starter Michael Vick. Chances are that he will serve exclusively as the third stringer during the 2012 season.
Foles is considered a project, who will be given plenty of time to develop over the next couple of years.
Foles was a record-breaking quarterback at the University of Arizona. He threw for 10,011 yards and 67 touchdowns in his collegiate career. The signal caller broke the Wildcat single-season record for pass attempts (560), completions (387) and yards gained (4,334) during his senior year in 2011.
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