A number of NFL insiders have recently weighed in Carson Wentz and Nick Foles so here’s a recap of what’s being said out there.Ian RapoportRapSheet joined the WIP Morning Show on Tuesday and essentially doubled down on his reporting from over the weekend. Rapoport believes the Eagles believe Wentz is still their long-term franchise quarterback and Foles will be traded this offseason. The Eagles can only trade Foles if they pick up his $20 million option and Foles decides not to pay back $2 million to opt out ... OR ... if the Eagles franchise tag Foles. Rapoport said he can see the two sides working together to find Foles a new landing spot for 2019 and beyond: It remains to be seen what Foles could fetch the Eagles in a trade. Given that this offseason’s quarterback market isn’t expected to be robust Youth Haloti Ngata Jerseys , Philly could themselves netting some worthwhile asset(s). Adam SchefterDuring Schefty’s weekly appearance on 97.5 The Fanatic’s Morning Show, he was asked about what it would even take for the Eagles to consider trading Wentz. His response:That jibes with what Rapoport had to say on WIP about the minimum cost for Wentz being “two first rounds picks, maybe more.”It’s clear that both insiders don’t expect the Eagles to trade Wentz. If the Eagles find themselves with this type of offer in front of them, I can’t help but wonder if the team might stop and think: “Are we sure we should be trading this guy if other teams are willing to give up this much for a promising young talent?” Mike FreemanMike Freeman wrote about Foles in his latest Bleacher Report column. He expects the Eagles’ reigning Super Bowl MVP to be widely pursued this offseason.We discussed the Raiders as a potential landing spot for Foles on Tuesday. Oakland owns the No. 4, No. 24 Haloti Ngata Jerseys Stitched , and No. (somwhere from 25 through 32 depending on how the Cowboys finish) overall picks in the first round of the 2019 NFL Draft. They certainly have the ammo to get a deal done, assuming they want to move on from Derek Carr.The note about the potential use of the franchise tag is interesting here. The Eagles could tag Foles to give themselves the ability to trade him. They could also use it as a way to get two first round picks for Foles if a team signs him to an offer sheet while he’s tagged. It’s going to very interesting to see how this all plays out in the offseason. For now, Foles is quarterbacking the Eagles as they try to repeat as Super Bowl champions. PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Parkey got an excuse he probably won’t use.Parkey’s missed 43-yard field goal in the final seconds that gave the Philadelphia Eagles a 16-15 upset win over the Chicago Bears in Sunday’s wild-card playoff game was officially ruled a block by the NFL.Video showed Philadelphia’s Treyvon Hester tipped the ball, which bounced off the upright and hit the crossbar.Parkey was booed by Bears fans as he ran off the field after kneeling down with teammates and opponents for a postgame prayer. He accepted responsibility for the loss afterward.“There’s really no answer to it,” Parkey said. “I thought I hit a good ball. Unfortunately Youth Nigel Bradham Jerseys , I didn’t make it. I feel terrible, 100 percent take that loss on me. It is what it is. Sun is going to shine tomorrow. Life is going to go on. Unfortunately, it’s going to sting for a while.”Eagles coach Doug Pederson on Monday praised Hester, who began the season on the practice squad, for having “a big hand in the game” and the team posted on Twitter it was the first blocked field goal in the franchise’s postseason history.The Eagles took a one-point lead when Nick Foles threw a 2-yard touchdown pass to Golden Tate with 56 seconds remaining. Mitchell Trubisky drove the Bears into position to win it Nigel Bradham Jerseys Stitched , but Parkey’s kick didn’t go through. Philadelphia plays at New Orleans next Sunday.Hester’s block should absolve Parkey from blame, though Bears fans certainly won’t let him forget it anytime soon. Parkey’s teammates stood by him after the game and players around the country quickly expressed their support on social media.NBA star Dwyane Wade wrote on Twitter: “Most of you have no idea how hard this is to do. Cody Parkey way to face the media like a true professional. I’m a fan!”Eagles kicker Jake Elliott wrote: “This is a standup guy that a lot of young players can look up to. This is how you handle adversity like a pro. Cody is a heck of a kicker and will be for a long time. No reason to be taking the heat he is especially when that ball was tipped. #ClassAct”The Philadelphia Flyers poked fun at Parkey during Monday night’s game against St. Louis. Gritty, the team’s googily-eyed mascot, kicked a field goal blindfolded in the stands during a “Cody Parkey Challenge” and fans roared, breaking into the “Fly! Eagles! Fly!” fight song when the missed kick was shown on the video screen.
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