Nick Foles Released by Rams: Latest Comments and Reaction

July 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Los Angeles Rams traded for quarterback Nick Foles last offseason, but after a disappointing 2015 campaign from their potential signal-caller of the future, they reportedly elected to release him Wednesday.
Mike Garafolo of NFL Network first reported the news, noting that a trade "never materialized" and that Foles is not "subject to waivers." His colleague Ian Rapoport confirmed the move.
Foles asked for his release and was granted the request, per Garafolo.
Myles Simmons of TheRams.com provided a statement from head coach Jeff Fisher on Foles' release:
Cutting Foles means the Rams have to pay a steep price of $9.75 million in dead cap money this year, per Spotrac, including $1 million for the last year on Foles' original contract.
Foles had a real chance to be the solution under center in L.A. and could have carried a ton of momentum into an exciting move to the City of Angels. Unfortunately for him and the Rams, it didn't pan out that way.
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