Originally posted on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 2/15/13
The Philadelphia Eagles have signed QB Dennis Dixon off of Baltimore’s practice squad.  Not long after this news broke, a report by Mike Garafolo of USA Today came out that said the Chiefs were interested in trading for Nick Foles. The timing of Garafolo’s report seems quite auspicious, doesn’t it?  Michael Vick re-signed, Dixon is on board and the general feeling that Foles doesn’t fit in Kelly’s offense all point towards trading Foles now, right? Quite possibly, yes. However, first I have to wonder why anyone from the Chiefs would leak word out about being interested in Foles.  It doesn’t behoove them in any way to do so. Usually, it’s the team trying to trade the player who has more incentive to leak rumors about apparent trade interest.  That’s called “creating a market” for your player in hopes to get the best compensation possible. Here is the key information from Garafolo’s report: The Chiefs and new coach Andy Reid are interested in acquiring Foles if he becomes available, a
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