Nick Foles discusses the importance of having a good TE on offense
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By Jay Johnson

Throughout his last two years in Philadelphia, the tight end position has been one that has really helped quarterback Nick Foles, but unfortunately he’s currently on a team that doesn’t have a star at the position. That said, he was asked by the media about the possibility of taking a tight end high in the draft Tuesday, which caused him to reflect on his time with the Eagles. He also expressed the importance of having a star at the position, which many feel the Jags will look to acquire later this month.

“[Having a tight end] in this league is so important right now. You want a guy who can go out and catch the ball,” said Foles. “I’ve played with two of the best in the game: Travis Kelce and Zach Ertz. I’ve also played with a young up and comer in Dallas Goedert as well as Brent Celek. […] It’s really important. You have to be able to run the ball with a tight end in the game, but they also have to be able to catch the ball. It’s very hard to find guys who are good at both, but a key to a good offense is having a good tight...



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