LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears released veteran quarterback Nick Foles on Sunday, two years after acquiring the former Super Bowl MVP to compete with Mitchell Trubisky for the starting job.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's difficult if not impossible to downplay the importance of having a top-level quarterback to win a Super Bowl. Or even get to it.
Sure, there are exceptions such as Jared Goff, Nick Foles and Rex Grossman, though Foles played like a superstar in early 2018.
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Despite winning an unprecedented seven Super Bowl rings, Tom Brady is still haunted by one that slipped away — literally.
As Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (13-4) prepare to host the Philadelphia Eagles (9-8) in an NFC wild-card game Sunday, the GOAT has been forced to recall his big drop.
CHICAGO (AP) — Quarterback Justin Fields likely will miss his second straight game because of an ankle injury when the Chicago Bears host the New York Giants on Sunday.
Coach Matt Nagy said Friday that Andy Dalton will start after being sidelined because of a groin injury and Nick Foles will be the backup.
SEATTLE (AP) — Nearly a year after he last took a snap in a game, Nick Foles showed he still has some of that Super Bowl MVP talent in his right arm.
Jimmy Graham caught a 15-yard touchdown pass from Foles with 1:01 remaining, Damiere Byrd made an acrobatic reception for the 2-point conversion, and the Chicago Bears beat the Seattle Seahawks 25-24 on Sunday.
CHICAGO (4-10) at SEATTLE (5-9)
Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, Fox.
OPENING LINE: Seahawks by 6 1/2 according to FanDuel SportsBook.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears will start third-string quarterback Nick Foles on Sunday against the Seattle Seahawks.
Starting QB Justin Fields suffered an ankle injury on Monday night against Minnesota and missed practice Thursday and Friday.
GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Chicago Bears’ defensive line won’t have Akiem Hicks for Sunday's night game against the Green Bay Packers.
Hicks is missing a fourth straight game with an ankle injury.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Quarterback Andy Dalton will be making his second straight start Sunday for the Chicago Bears as a result of Justin Fields’ broken ribs.
The Bears face the Arizona Cardinals at Soldier Field, and on Friday coach Matt Nagy said Fields’ health improved, but not enough to play.
DALLAS AT KANSAS CITY
Cowboys: LT Tyron Smith; CB Kelvin Joseph; CB Nahshon Wrigh; SS Israel Mukuamu; WR Simi Fehoko; QB Will Grier.
Chiefs: RT Lucas Niang; DT Khalen Saunders; CB Deandre Baker; RB Derrick Gore; QB Shane Buechele.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chicago Bears running back David Montgomery will return to the lineup for Monday night's game against Pittsburgh.
The Bears activated Montgomery off injured reserve hours before kickoff.
BUFFALO at KANSAS CITY
Bills: RB Matt Breida; OL Tommy Doyle; DT Harrison Phillips; LB Matt Milano (hamstring); DT Vernon Butler.
Chiefs: DL Chris Jones (wrist); CB Charvarius Ward (quad); OL Laurent-Duvernay-Tardif; WR Daurice Fountain; OL Austin Blythe; TE Noah Gray.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Bears coach Matt Nagy was not ready to say who the starting quarterback will be when Chicago hosts the Detroit Lions on Sunday.
Veteran Andy Dalton remains the No. 1 signal-caller, with rookie Justin Fields backing him up and Nick Foles in the third spot, Nagy said Wednesday.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — The Chicago Bears planned to have Justin Fields adjust to the NFL while watching from the sideline as a backup to veteran Andy Dalton.
Well, so much for that.
Fields is set to make his first start when the Bears visit the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.
JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS (1-15)
New faces: Coach Urban Meyer, QB Trevor Lawrence, QB C.J. Beathard, WR Marvin Jones, WR Tavon Austin, RB Carlos Hyde, OT Walker Little, TE Chris Manhertz, TE Luke Farrell, WR/KR Jamal Agnew, DT Malcom Brown, DL Roy Robertson-Harris, DE Jihad Ward, LB Damien Wilson, CB Shaquill Griffin, CB Tyson Campbell, S Rayshawn Jenkins, S Rudy Ford, S Andre Cisco.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Justin Fields is right where the Chicago Bears hoped he would be at the end of the preseason.
All coach Matt Nagy will say is that they feel good with where the Bears are with their quarterbacks, a group that includes Andy Dalton set to start the opener and veteran Nick Foles along with the 11th overall pick in Fields.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Quarterback Andy Dalton has the support of Chicago Bears coach Matt Nagy even if it’s apparent the allegiance of fans at Soldier Field rests elsewhere.
The Bears have a unique quarterback situation with popular rookie Justin Fields not expected to win the starting spot away from Dalton for opening day despite eye-opening play in the first preseason game, a 20-13 win over the Miami Dolphins on Saturday.
LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Andy Dalton insisted he understood the situation when he signed with the Chicago Bears and wasn't blindsided when they drafted Justin Fields.
The three-time Pro Bowl quarterback knows he is the starter for now.
Chad Henne came off the bench cold in the heat of a tense playoff game and delivered the game-sealing plays for Kansas City in his most consequential performance in a win since 2013...
CHICAGO (AP) — Kirk Cousins remembers signing to play for Michigan State, then finding out a few weeks later some prospect from football-obsessed Texas was joining the Spartans as part of Mark Dantonio's first recruiting class...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The Chicago Bears can score really well in the fourth quarter.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Coach Mike Vrabel has been warning his Tennessee Titans they had reached a crossroads after losing back-to-back games...
CHICAGO (AP) — Tom Brady held up four fingers as if he had one more play remaining, one more opportunity to pull out the win...
ATLANTA (AP) — No matter how bad things might have seemed a week ago, the Atlanta Falcons somehow managed to make it even worse...
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears went into last season with soaring expectations, their sights set on a deep playoff run and even a trip to the Super Bowl...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jadeveon Clowney knocked out Carson Wentz. Then, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks knocked off the Philadelphia Eagles...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Minshew Mania is gaining momentum.
Gardner Minshew threw two touchdown passes and should have had a third, Calais Campbell spearheaded another defensive gem and the Jacksonville Jaguars handled the Tennessee Titans 20-7 in sloppy conditions Thursday night...
NEW YORK (AP) — Guaranteed payments for unrestricted NFL free-agent contracts this month make up just over half of the total money to be paid, down a bit from 2018, when Kirk Cousins signed a fully guaranteed $84-million deal...
NEW YORK (AP) — Nick Foles is headed to Jacksonville, Landon Collins to Washington and Trent Brown to Oakland...
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — The Jacksonville Jaguars have a new quarterback, maybe even the franchise passer the team has been missing for nearly two decades...
The lasting image is Alshon Jeffery, sprawled out on the Superdome turf with his face dejectedly buried in his arms.
The former Bear delivered in crunch time of the Eagles' wild-card round upset eight days ago at Soldier Field, his first return to the place where he "just was for work" after becoming a Super Bowl champion and folk hero in a city he loves, Philadelphia.
CHICAGO (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles needed help to get into the playoffs, and Chicago provided it...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Foles ran back onto the field after a hard shot knocked him out for a play and the crowd roared, seemingly knowing he was about to do it again...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz was at his best back on the move again.
Wentz tossed two touchdown passes, Darren Sproles ran for a score and the Philadelphia Eagles stayed in the hunt for the NFC East title with a 28-13 victory over the depleted Washington Redskins on Monday night...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Ryan to Julio Jones failed in Philly again.
Jay Ajayi had a pair of touchdown runs, Nick Foles caught another pass to jump-start a sputtering offense and the defending champion Philadelphia Eagles needed another defensive stand to open the NFL season with an 18-12 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Thursday night...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Carson Wentz still hasn't been medically cleared for contact, though Eagles coach Doug Pederson won't rule out the quarterback for the season opener against Atlanta on Thursday night...
By Ross Gienieczko
FOXBORO -- New England's 37-20 preseason win on Thursday night against Philadelphia was an eventful game, by preseason standards.
It's not exactly a Super Bowl rematch, especially in the preseason.
But the Philadelphia Eagles will face the New England Patriots on Thursday night for the first time since the Eagles won their first Super Bowl with a 41-33 victory in February in Minneapolis...
INDIANAPOLIS If the Vikings are assessing all options at quarterback as asserted by General Manager Rick Spielman, one appears to be another trade with the Eagles.
During the NFL scouting combine this past week, Philadelphias top decisionmakers alluded theyre open for business in trading Super Bowl MVP quarterback Nick Foles this offseason.
Nick Foles Way? Hmmm, I like the sound of that.
So does Larry Swetman, a diehard Eagles fan who not only dreamed up the idea but launched a petition on Change.org calling on local politicians to get behind his suggestion to rename a portion of Ninth Street after the Super Bowl winning Eagles quarterback.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles did his best Tom Brady impersonation, leading a late-game comeback to cap a season that began as a backup and ended as Super Bowl MVP...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles won an epic shootout over the Patriots to win the franchise's first Super Bowl...
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nick Foles caught a pass, for a touchdown no less.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Latest from the Super Bowl (all times local):
A defensive play helped clinched Philadelphia's first title in the Super Bowl era in the first 1,000-yard Super Bowl...
Chicken-and-doughnut restaurant Federal Donuts is the latest local eatery to pay homage to the Philadelphia Eagles ahead of the Super Bowl.
The Philadelphia-based chain unveiled a green doughnut "sprinkled with Philadelphia grit and brotherly love" on Twitter Wednesday.
WILLIAMSTOWN, N.J. (AP) — When a die-hard Philadelphia Eagles fan woke up groggy from recent dental surgery, she had one big fear: "Did I miss the Super Bowl?!?"
Haley Parks' father posted a video on Facebook this week showing her coming out of anesthesia after having her wisdom teeth removed.
It's easy to look at the last four franchises standing in the NFL playoffs and see three less-than-premier quarterbacks leading teams that have have been built primarily on defense.
The Minnesota Vikings, for instance, are dominant thanks to a ferocious interior defensive line and a great secondary featuring cornerback Xavier Rhodes and safety Harrison Smith.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Using a cane to walk on his surgically repaired left knee, Carson Wentz celebrated a victory with his teammates that many thought the Philadelphia Eagles couldn't secure without him...
Tom Brady and the New England Patriots are going back to the Super Bowl in search of a sixth title...