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    NFL trade odds revealed for Jaguars QB Nick Foles

    SportsLine oddsmakers reveal prop on where Nick Foles will play if traded before the start of the 2020 season.
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    After leading the Philadelphia Eagles to their first-ever Super Bowl championship, quarterback Nick Foles cashed in last offseason with a four-year, $88 million contract to become the new face of the Jacksonville Jaguars. However, a shoulder injury in Week 1 put Foles on injured reserve and he'd go on to play just four games in 2019.

    With Gardner Minshew showing potential in his absence, Foles is staring down the barrel of another quarterback battle and the Jaguars may elect to move on. And while it'd cost over $12 million against the cap to cut him (bringing his cap charge to a whopping $33.875 million for 2020), Jacksonville could save over $3 million in a trade.

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    Given Foles' history as a Pro Bowler in 2013 and a Super Bowl MVP, there would be undoubted interest in his services if he were seriously floated on the trade market. And while he's probably not a long-term solution at the position, he's got enough experience to help playoff contenders with quarterback issues while they explore more permanent fixes.

    With that in mind, SportsLine oddsmakers have taken a look at where Foles might end up in a potential trade. These odds are for informational purposes only.

    If the Jaguars trade Nick Foles, which team will he play for Week 1 of the 2020 season?

    Colts +300
    Bears +500
    Patriots +700
    Titans +900
    Bucs +1200
    Eagles +2000

    Foles went 10-3 in the regular season and playoffs as a starter in Philadelphia in 2017-18 and could be at least a marginal improvement for several playoff contenders like the Colts and Bears. Both franchises have money sunk in to their current starting quarterbacks (Jacoby Brissett and Mitchell Trubisky), but with some cap maneuvering they could easily pull off a trade for the established veteran.

    The big question would be: What exactly will the Jaguars be asking? The Bears don't have a first-round pick in 2020 and it's hard to imagine anybody would pony up that sort of capital for Foles, but they do have a pair of second-round picks. Without a third-round pick, would they be willing to part with one of them and eat Foles' salary? If not, could the Colts get into the picture by offering up their third?

    Looking beyond the front-runners, the Patriots have some obvious lingering drama with Tom Brady set to hit free agency. If Brady really does leave, they'll need some sort of solution and Foles would probably fit for them systematically... at least temporarily.

    The Titans would be an interesting fit, but Ryan Tannehill seemed to do enough during his time as the starter in 2019 to at least earn another go in 2020, so it's hard to imagine that Tennessee would part with a draft pick and eat Foles' salary. The Buccaneers are certainly in the market for a quarterback, but Bruce Arians might be aiming a little higher in the quarterback market. And while the Eagles would probably like to have Foles as a security blanket for the oft-injured Wentz, it's almost impossible to imagine they'd be willing to tie up that much cap space in a backup.

    Ultimately, if the Jaguars elect to trade Foles, it'd probably have to be one of the two front-runners or possibly even the Los Angeles Chargers who'd be willing to take on Foles' contract and send back a valuable pick in the first three rounds. But it's far from certain that Jacksonville is sold on Minshew and Foles is most likely to stay put.

    Ryan Wooden

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