Nick Foles is upset. He is skipping the Rams Organized Team Activities, despite the fact that he is in line to be the highest paid 3rd string QB in the league. This terrible decision by him is likely being made because he is not happy with the Rams decision to draft Jared Goff with the top overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft.
It certainly must be disappointing to be traded to a team that you expect to be the starting QB for many years for only to first lose that starting job to Case Keenum but then also see that team trade up for a QB with the first overall pick. However, competition is part of the game and had Nick Foles not been the worst rated QB in the NFL last season maybe this wouldn't have happened to him.
The funniest part about this is that the Rams gave Nick Foles a 3-year, 24 million dollar extension when they traded for him, before they even had him take a single snap for the team. That contract is now an atrocity with Foles behind both Goff and Keenum on the depth chart and him refusing to join the team for these OTA;s.
I really don't know what Nick Foles thinks skipping these OTA's will accomplish, nobody is getting in line to trade for a disgruntled, overpaid back up QB who isn't willing to fight for his spot on his current team. Foles was a once promising QB but this type of diva response to competition just comes off as sad.
The Raiders saw what Foles was capable of back in 2013 when the then Philadelphia Eagle lit up Oakland for 406 yards with 7(!) touchdowns. Fast forward a couple of years and it appears that one game will be the biggest moment in Nick Foles professional career unless he manages to resurrect his stagnant career with his next team after the Rams likely eventually cut him.
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