Four years ago, Andy Reid picked Nick Foles. Now, Nick Foles has picked Andy Reid.
According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Media, Foles has agreed to terms with the Chiefs. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media adds that Foles had offers from the Cowboys and Vikings.
Three years ago, Garafolo reported that Reid, who had been hired just a month earlier by the Chiefs, wanted to trade for Foles.
In March, the Chiefs lost Chase Daniel, backup to Alex Smith, to free agency. Daniel signed with the Eagles, the team Reid was coaching when he made Foles a third-round pick in 2012.
Foles, as PFT reported on Wednesday, agreed to reduce his guaranteed salary in L.A. from $1.75 million to $1 million in exchange for his release. The Rams will get an offset for the first $1 million Foles earns. He thereafter needs to get at least another $750,000 to break even from what he would have made if he’d stayed with the Rams or been cut.
Foles joins a depth chart led by Smith, and also consisting of Aaron Murray, Tyler Bray, and Kevin Hogan. One of those three will be getting the short straw as Foles, whose former team left Missouri earlier this year, returns to the Show Me State.