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Tori Foles, the wife of former Eagles quarterback Nick Foles, on Wednesday night announced on her Instagram account that she miscarried the couple’s second child.

Foles, now a member of the Jacksonville Jaguars, was absent this week from their OTAs and Jaguars head coach Doug Marrone, without divulging details, said their “thoughts and prayers” were with Nick and his family.

Tori Foles said she was about 15 weeks pregnant with the couple’s first boy. Their daughter, Lily, will turn 2 next month.

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Read below for full story. So thankful for this family right here and miss having them right down the street! Our weekend together was not quite as planned, but blessed by their presence and the help they provided us with an unexpected set of circumstances that nick and I suddenly found ourselves in. As several of you knew, we were about 15 weeks pregnant with our 2nd baby. Early Sunday morning after a rough couple days fighting a “virus” of some sort, I went into sudden labor and knew something was wrong. Not long after we learned we had miscarried our baby boy. To fully labor and deliver and even see our baby boy was a pretty devastating process. Come to find that I had contracted an infection of pneumonia in the blood. The emotions go back and forth from immense and overwhelming sadness, confusion and anger to a firm belief that God has this fully in his hands and will use this for good. We cannot always understand or explain, but we know that is true. We’ve endured some unique challenges as a couple so far, but never quite knew what something like this felt like and now we do. We have so much compassion and sensitivity to those who have gone through a miscarriage at any point and in any circumstance. We know they all happen very differently. We are finally home from the hospital and recovering physically from the infection with antibiotics (already much better) as well as emotionally from this traumatic loss. This will take time. So many thanks to everyone who has reached out to us and who has been praying for us. Also a heartfelt thank you to Baptist Beaches hospital staff in maternity. What an incredible team of doctors and nurses that took care of us the last 4 days. ❤️ Thank you Taylor family for being here this weekend. We had a pretty fun weekend planned, and it was turned upside down, but God knew we needed you. ❤️

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After thinking she was battling a virus, Tori Foles went into labor on Sunday morning and later learned she had “contracted an infection of pneumonia in the blood.” Nick and Tori Foles were spending this past weekend with Eagles QBs coach Press Taylor and his wife. As of Wednesday night, Tori Foles said they are home from the hospital as she recovers from infection.

Nick Foles on Wednesday night posted on Twitter, sending his followers to his wife’s heartfelt message. He also said, “We are grateful for all the love, support and prayers.”

This is a devastating loss, but the couple is already leaning on its faith. Nick is a devout Christian and has post-football plans of becoming a pastor.

As their family goes through intense emotions, Tori Foles said they still have “a firm belief that God has this fully in his hands and will use this for good. We cannot always understand or explain, but we know that is true.”

After spending the last two seasons with the Eagles and helping the organization win its first Super Bowl, in which he was named Super Bowl MVP, Foles, 30, signed with the Jaguars as a free agent this offseason. He’ll face the Eagles, the team which also drafted him in 2012, in Jacksonville for a preseason game on Aug. 15. Foles is expected to rejoin the Jaguars later this week, according to NFL Network.

Foles will always be a hero here and was a favorite in Philadelphia of teammates and fans alike. Everyone will have the Foles family in their thoughts and prayers.

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