Quarterback Nick Foles is coming back to the Philadelphia Eagles.
Defensive tackle Bennie Logan is leaving.
Foles, who was a Pro Bowl quarterback for the team in 2013, agreed to terms on a two-year contract Monday to serve as Carson Wentz’s backup.
According to NFL.com, Foles’ deal is worth $11 million, including $7 million guaranteed.
As a result of that move, the Eagles released quarterback Chase Daniel, who played just one series after signing a three-year, $21 million contract prior to the 2016 season.
Daniel is scheduled to earn $7 million this season. Because of the terms of the deal, the Eagles will only save $1 million under this year’s salary cap by releasing him.
Daniel, 30, told Philadelphia’s WIP sports-talk radio station he asked the Eagles to release him.
“It was mutual,” Daniel said. “I believe I’m a starter in this league.”
Foles, 28, played three seasons with the Eagles (2012-14) after arriving as their third-round draft pick in 2012.
He enjoyed a tremendous season in 2013 under rookie coach Chip Kelly, throwing 27 touchdown passes against just two interceptions to lead the Eagles to a 10-6 record and a playoff berth. He tied an NFL record by throwing seven touchdowns in one game at Oakland.
He played just eight games in 2014 before suffering a broken collarbone. Kelly then traded him to St. Louis in exchange for quarterback Sam Bradford.
Foles struggled with the Rams in 2015, throwing 10 interceptions against seven TD passes before being benched.
After the Rams granted his request to be released, he reunited with former Eagles coach Andy Reid in Kansas City last season and served as Alex Smith’s backup. Foles appeared in three games for the Chiefs, completing 36 of 55 passes for 410 yards with three TDs and no interceptions.
The Chiefs declined to exercise the option on Foles’ two-year deal last week, making him an unrestricted free agent.
Logan was also an unrestricted free agent. The Eagles had hoped to keep him, but their tenuous salary cap situation prevented that from happening.
Although Pro Bowler Fletcher Cox got most of the accolades, Logan played a major factor in his success with his ability to occupy blockers. The 6-foot-2, 315-pounder made 24 tackles, a career-best 21/2 sacks and two forced fumbles last season.
“Gone (sic) miss (Logan),” Cox tweeted. “Best of luck in K.C. man.”
Foles is the fourth free agent to sign with the Eagles since Thursday, following wide receivers Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith and offensive lineman Chance Warmack. They also re-signed linebacker Najee Goode and offensive lineman Stefen Wisniewski.
So far, they have released defensive end/linebacker Connor Barwin, Daniel and cornerback Leodis McKelvin.