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Buccaneers, Foles reportedly have mutual interest

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The Buccaneers need a quarterback. Nick Foles needs a job. And both could solve their problem in one fell swoop.

Via Greg Auman of the Tampa Bay Times, a report emerged on Friday that Foles and the Buccaneers have mutual interest.

Foles, who spent 2016 with the Chiefs after a disastrous season with the Rams, would give Tampa Bay the kind of experienced understudy the team needs to Jameis Winston, whose physical style of play involves a higher risk of injury.

Drafted by the Eagles in 2012, a seven-touchdown performance in 2013 (part of a 27-touchdown, two-interception performance) seemed to clinch the long-term job. Less than two years later, the Eagles swapped him out for Sam Bradford.

The Buccaneers drafted Mike Glennon in 2013. He left for Chicago earlier this week, signing a three-year, $45 million contract.

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9 Responses to “Buccaneers, Foles reportedly have mutual interest”
  1. rocknrollman59 says: Mar 11, 2017 1:47 PM

    why would he want to be an understudy, instead of a starter?? the Jets need a quarterback, why not there??

  2. tampamac says: Mar 11, 2017 2:07 PM

    This would be a great signing for both parties. Foles is a guy who can win a few games here and there if your QB goes down for a short period. That could be the difference in remaining in a playoff race and missing out.

  3. bassplucker says: Mar 11, 2017 2:12 PM

    Foles and Glennon are pretty much carbon copies and equally capable so this would be a good get for the Bucs.

  4. kapmorg says: Mar 11, 2017 2:59 PM

    This makes sense. Seems like Foles is content on being a back-up or only playing for a winning team.

  5. baldbuc says: Mar 11, 2017 3:01 PM

    Best option available for the Bucs in my opinion. For Foles he gets to live in a great area and probably won’t have to play much.

  6. drunkraider says: Mar 11, 2017 3:33 PM

    Bucs taking KCs best QB

  7. icebergsimpson says: Mar 11, 2017 4:07 PM

    I rather be back up behind Winston than start for SF,NYJ, etc

  8. Slow Joe (Bucs fan) says: Mar 12, 2017 12:40 AM

    Honestly, I think Foles is better than Glennon. This would be a great signing.

  9. chieftiger1 says: Mar 12, 2017 3:50 PM

    drunkraider, BREAKING NEWS! bet you wish you had a decent backup last year.LOL!

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