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Cris Carter has just made an outrageous claim about Super Bowl MVP Nick Foles

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The Philadelphia Eagles shocked the football world back in February when they beat the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52. 

Beating Bill Belichick's five-time world champs is an achievement in itself - but doing that with a backup quarterback is even more impressive. 

And that's exactly what the Eagles did. 

Led by Nick Foles, Philadelphia won 41-33 in Minnesota to get their hands on the Super Bowl for the first time ever. 

Foles was named MVP that night - after throwing three touchdowns and completing 28 passes for 373 yards. 

But it wasn't just in the Super Bowl that the 29-year-old had impressed in. He came in for starting quarterback Carson Wentz in week 14 - after Wentz tore his ACL.

That injury kept him out for the rest of the season and many expected the Eagles to suffer after losing him. 

But they didn't - Foles came on to finish the game and led his team to a victory and the NFC East title. 

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He also guided Philadelphia through the playoffs as they saw off the Atlanta Falcons and the Minnesota Vikings, before beating the Patriots in the Super Bowl. 

But after doing the unthinkable, Foles now finds himself in an awkward position. The Eagles have made it clear that Wentz will be their starter in 2018.

The Super Bowl MVP doesn't want to sit on the bench again next season - but there's no longer a market for Foles, as most teams that needed a starting QB have filled their spots.


Teams have done that through either the free agency, where players including Sam Bradford, Case Keenum and Teddy Bridgewater have been snapped up or by putting themselves in a high-enough draft position to select a franchise QB in the 2018 draft. 

That leaves Foles in a tough position. And it's just got worse for him this week - as Fox Sports analyst Cris Carter has just made a ridiculous claim about him. 

Carter compared Foles to Bradford, who's just moved to Arizona Cardinals and he suggested that Bradford is a more accomplished player. 

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He also said that the Eagles were "very fortunate" to win the Super Bowl last year and Carter believes Foles just isn't an NFL starter.   

Check out his outrageous rant below.  

Wow. The former wide receiver may have a point about Foles not being a starting QB, but to suggest that Bradford is more accomplished is quite ridiculous. 

Bradford has never been to the post-season and has never finished a season where he's played more than seven games with a positive win record. 

Compare him to Super Bowl MVP Foles, who threw for 442 yards, four touchdowns, no interceptions and completed 38 passes in the playoffs this year alone - and there's surely only one winner.  

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