But not all was bad in Beantown during “The Curse.” The Boston baseball franchise began their history as one of the most successful teams in the MLB.
From that point on, the Red Sox were said to be cursed, having heart break season after heart break season for over 85 years.
“I think the big thing is, don’t be afraid to fail,” said Foles, whose father, Larry, made a restaurant chain fortune, lost it in the 1980s, then rebuilt it.
“In our society today, Instagram, Twitter, it’s a highlight reel of all the good things. You think ‘Wow,’ when you have a rough day, your life’s not as good as that, you’re failing.
Some bumpy territory to navigate, and maybe a tricky decision for Howie Roseman, should some team decide that a 29-year-old, relatively low-mileage QB with a brand-new Super Bowl ring, who completed 72.6 percent of his postseason passes this year, for 971 yards in three games, with six touchdowns and one interception, compiling a 115.7 passer rating, might be a better answer to its problems than taking a shot in the draft. Higher than any postseason mark ever compiled, among QBs with 75 or more attempts, except for Troy Aikman and Joe Montana. It’s possible he did not want to stain Nick’s big day, that he felt it was easier to just punt. “Just told him to take this in, just enjoy this moment.
The Eagles currently lack a second- or third-round draft pick. He’s a great quarterback, and he’s a big reason — I told him, ‘You’re a big part of why this team won this championship and won this game.’ I told him, hopefully, we’ll be back in this game, with him leading the way.” Wentz, like Foles, has gone out of his way to avoid rocking the boat. Foles won the trophy Wentz was brought here to win.