Eagles Will Not Franchise Tag Nick Foles

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FILE – In this Aug. 23, 2018, file photo, Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Nick Foles throws during the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Cleveland Browns, in Cleveland. Eagles coach Doug Pederson says Nick Foles will start against the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night. Pederson made the announcement on Monday, Sept. 3, […]

The Philadelphia Eagles are not looking to hold on to quarterback Nick Foles.

The Eagles announced at the NFL Combine Tuesday, the organization will not place the franchise tag on the Super Bowl champion quarterback and he will become an unrestricted free agent.

Foles will now have the chance to test free agency and choose his next NFL home.

Foles earned Most Valuable Player honors in the Super Bowl at the end of the 2017 season.

The Eagles are expected to roll with Carson Wentz as its starting quarterback.

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