JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Jaguar's quarterback Nick Foles said Friday that he would not return to the team as soon as his wife had an abortion, she had not been ok with participating in organized team activities.
"If my wife needed me at home right now, I'd be home. It's just me, I'm honest," Foles said. "She's the one who said," Go, the team needs you right now. "She knows I'm coming home right away [after practice]. So it's her. It's as simple as that.
" If she says, "I need you to stay home," I have to call the team right now and tell me to stay home. The big thing is the team said as long as I need what I need, they understand. They have been wonderful. But at the same time, my wife also knows; She wants me to be here because we build something here. "
Foles said during an April news meeting that the couple waited for their second child, but Tori Foles announced Wednesday night on Instagram that she had entered early birth on Sunday morning in just 15 weeks and was hospitalized.
"The emotions go back and forth from tremendous and overwhelming sadness, confusion and anger to a firm belief that God has it all in his hands and will use it for good" Tori Foles wrote: "We cannot always understand or explain, but we know this is true. "
Foles did not participate in Jaguar's organized team activity on Tuesday, but he was back in the building on Thursday morning, saying he returned home by practice with his wife and daughter. his mother-in-law has been in town, and his mother is coming soon, so there is plenty of family around to support his wife when he is in the team.
Foles said he was amazed at how his wife, There was a volleyball player in Arizona, h breathed the latest tragedy, especially as she is already struggling for the chronic disease POTS (postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome). It is a condition that affects blood circulation and can cause lightning, fainting and a rapid increase in heartbeat.
"She's far stronger than I ever will be," Foles said. "She's been through so much, and people aren't aware of it … She was bedtime, hospitals. She struggles every single day."
"We've gone through so much the last few years. We're going through now, but she's so strong. She's incredible."