The Chicago Bears have traded for Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Nick Foles on Wednesday afternoon, just a few hours before the new league year is set to open.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news as Chicago will send their fourth-round compensatory pick in 2020 to the Jaguars:
QB trade: Jacksonville is trading QB Nick Foles to Chicago for the Bears’ compensatory fourth-round pick, sources tell ESPN.
Bears’ coaches such as Matt Nagy have worked with Foles in past and know him well.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 18, 2020
The 31-year-old Foles will now compete with Mitchell Trubisky for the starting quarterback job in Chicago.