4 emergency QB options if the Jaguars lose Trevor Lawrence to injury in 2023

There are a few options available if the Jacksonville Jaguars lost Trevor Lawrence to injury in 2023, one inside the building.
Jan 1, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and
Jan 1, 2023; Houston, Texas, USA; Jacksonville Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence (16) and / Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
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No. 3 Jaguars QB option if Trevor Lawrence gets hurt: Nick Foles

This entry might make a few Jaguars fans feel tempted to get the pitchforks out but it's important to remember that desperate situations call for desperate solutions, which is why there's a slight chance the Jaguars would get on the phone with Nick Foles in case Trevor Lawrence went down with an injury.

Foles, a third-round pick in 2013, seemed destined to be a journeyman later in his NFL career. After making the Pro Bowl in 2013, he regressed the following season and was shipped to the Los Angeles (then-St. Louis) Rams in 2015. He then spent a season with the Kansas City Chiefs and returned to Philly in 2017.

Although Foles stayed on the sidelines for most of the 2017 season, he came in clutch when the Eagles called up his number, playing a huge role in their Super Bowl run. The former Arizona Wildcat returned to the sidelines the following year and signed a long-term deal with the Jags in 2019.

However, Foles' stint in Jacksonville only lasted one season. Injuries and ineffectiveness led to the decision to bench him in favor of the then-rookie Gardner Minshew. He was released the following year and has spent time with the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts.

While some Jaguars fans might oppose the idea of Foles returning given that he vastly underperformed in 2019, Doug Pederson has his head coach when he won the Super Bowl. Pederson's familiarity with Foles could lead the Jaguars to give him a call if they needed an emergency quarterback.