Report: Eagles declined trade with Browns for Foles earlier this offseason
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Prior to the new league year in March, the Philadelphia Eagles reportedly turned down a potential trade that would have sent quarterback Nick Foles to the Cleveland Browns for the 35th overall pick in the 2018 draft, sources told's Michael Silver.

Silver added the Eagles ran the deal by Foles, who preferred to remain in Philadelphia. The decision not to trade the reigning Super Bowl MVP also illustrates how highly they regard their backup passer behind starter Carson Wentz.

Cleveland later turned its attention to former Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor, whom the team acquired for a third-round pick. General manager John Dorsey later selected Baker Mayfield with the first overall pick in April's draft, and used the 35th pick to select running back Nick Chubb.

In April, the Eagles and Foles agreed to a restructured contract, which includes a mutual option for 2019. He remains the highest-paid backup quarterback in the NFL heading into the season.

Report: Eagles declined trade with Browns for Foles earlier this offseason
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