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Eagles trade Nick Foles for Sam Bradford: Do you approve of the deal?

I have a feeling I know what the results are going to be like.

Jake Roth-USA TODAY Sports

So I don't think it's unfair to say that the Philadelphia Eagles may a pretty unpopular move on Tuesday afternoon when they made a trade with the St. Louis Rams.

The Eagles gave up quarterback Nick Foles, a 2015th fourth round pick, and a 2016 second round pick in exchange for quarterback Sam Bradford, a 2015 fifth round pick, and a conditional 2016 pick which is detailed here.

My first reaction is: why? Why did the Eagles make this trade?

I don't have an answer. I don't know. I was pretty confident the Eagles weren't sold on Nick Foles, so it didn't surprise me to see him traded. But I don't see the allure of Sam Bradford at all. He's a former first round pick, sure, but he's going to be 28 in November. It's not like he has a lot upside, if any. He's also scheduled to make $13 million in 2015. Then there's the fact he's coming off two ACL injuries. One ended his 2013 season early and the other caused him to entirely miss the 2014 campaign.

But even when Bradford was healthy... he wasn't good! Bradford is a 58.6% career passer who has thrown 6.3 yards per attempt, 59 touchdowns, and 38 interceptions in 49 games started. His career passer rating is 79.3.

I guess Chip Kelly really thinks he can coach this guy up. For his sake, he had better be right.

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