Nick Foles was the perfect backup quarterback

Nick Foles is leaving the Philadelphia Eagles to become the starting quarterback for the Jacksonville Jaguars. In Philadelphia, Foles served as backup for Carson Wentz, stepping in after his injury in 2017 to lead the Eagles to their first Super Bowl win in franchise history. While Foles’ talent is that of a starter, his role in Philadelphia as the backup was key to the team’s unexpected success.

It has often been said that the backup quarterback is the most popular guy in town.

In my time growing up watching the Eagles, I’ve found this to be especially true. Between

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