• WATCH: Jacksonville Jaguars introduce new quarterback Nick Foles at TIAA Bank Field


    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - The Jacksonville Jaguars introduced Nick Foles as its new franchise quarterback on Thursday afternoon.

    "This is going to be special," Foles said as he addressed the media. 

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    Foles first arrived in Jacksonville on Wednesday night at Jacksonville International Airport and had a physical Thursday morning before heading to TIAA Bank Field.

    The quarterback, who led the Philadelphia Eagles to a Super Bowl victory over the New England Patriots in 2018, said it means a lot to him that the Jaguars believe in him.

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    "It's a special moment in my career and life to have a franchise believe in me. I've learned so much about who I am as a player and person so I'm just going to be myself," Foles said.

    Jaguars Executive Vice President of Football Operations Tom Coughlin called the signing of Foles a "good day" for the team.

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    "Nick is the right person for our team and our community. He's a winner, faced adversity, but led his team to a Super Bowl," Coughlin said.

    Foles said he looked forward to getting to know his teammates.

    "There's so much talent here but bonding in the locker room is key. I'm a new player so I have to get to know everyone. We want to complicate football with x's and o's but most important part is relationships," Foles said.

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    While the city of Philadelphia means a lot to Foles and his family, he said he wants to finish his career as a Jaguar.

    "This is where I want to finish my career. It's been a wild ride and we are so grateful for everything that's happened," Foles said.



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