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Eagles fans and media didn't take too kindly to Tom Brady not shaking Nick Foles' hand after the Patriots' Super Bowl loss, but Foles has come to Brady's defense.

The Eagles quarterback, who threw for 373 yards and four touchdowns in Super Bowl LII, told Philadelphia's FOX 29 that he gives Brady the benefit of the doubt.

"Originally, when everything happens, everything happens so fast," Foles said. "The clock hits zero, you're taking a moment, you're hugging the people around you that you've gone through this journey with and then all of a sudden every media outlet in the world is around you.

"You're trying to move and you're trying to find them. It's probably hard to find me because everyone was around me. So, after some time passed I think he probably eventually left the field. I guarantee you he was probably initially trying to find me."

Brady hasn't spoken about the so-called handshake "snub" or talked to Foles since, but Foles' statement should at least help set the record straight on the matter. 

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