The market for quarterbacks with question marks could be expanding even further. On Monday, we learned that Sam Bradford has asked the Philadelphia Eagles for a trade. It now sounds like another quarterback might also be on the market. Adam Schefter reported earlier Monday that "several teams" have interesting in Los Angeles Rams quarterback Nick Foles.
The Rams currently hold the No. 1 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, and are expected to select quarterback Jared Goff. They placed a first round restricted free agent tender on quarterback Case Keenum, which would seem to leave Foles as the odd man out on the depth chart.
Foles' best season in the NFL came during his time in Philadelphia with Chip Kelly. We might as well get that right out there. In 2013, Foles played in 13 games, completing 64 percent of his passes for 2,891 yards, 27 touchdowns and two interceptions. He played in eight games in 2014, completing 59.8 percent of his passes for 2,163 yards, 13 touchdowns and ten interceptions. He was then traded to the Rams for Sam Bradford, and it was downhill from there in 2015.
The Denver Broncos and New York Jets are in the market for a quarterback. I could see Foles dealt somewhere to be a backup, but those teams could have at least inquired about Foles. At this point, I think a Foles trade by the Rams is more likely than a Bradford trade by the Eagles.
It is kind of amusing to consider all of this in the context of that Foles-Bradford trade a year ago. Both players flashed potential at times, but there is a chance both end up on new teams after only one year with their previous team. What a [site decorum] show.