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Bleeding Green Nation Sep 21, 2018
Fletcher Cox continues his dominance with an interesting streak

Fletcher Cox continues his dominance with an interesting streak

Consistency isn’t an issue for Cox... Fletcher Cox’s chase for hardware in the form of a Defensive Player of the Year Award means more than just creating pressures and taking down quarterbacks. Granted, he’s quite excellent at doing that too. Per Pro Football Focus, he’s tied for most pressures (13) in the league with Minnesota Vikings’ defensive lineman Sheldon Richardson and is terrorizing opposing offensive lines. He also has to contribute in the run game and be sure as a tackler, which PFF has pointed out is not a problem for Cox. “Eagles star defensive interior Fletcher Cox...
Bleeding Green Nation Sep 21, 2018
The Linc - Fletcher Cox feels like he’s being disrespected

The Linc - Fletcher Cox feels like he’s being disrespected

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 9/21/18 Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Fletcher Cox calls lack of national recognition ‘disrespectful’ - ESPNEagles defensive tackle Fletcher Cox called a lack of national recognition for his level of play “disrespectful” and said he is using it for fuel as he pursues Defensive Player of the Year honors this season. ”Very motivating. I promise you it is,” he said after practice Thursday. Cox has come out of the gates on fire this season. He has 2 1/2 sacks, 14 quarterback hits/hurries (six more than the next-closest...

Eagles-Buccaneers game: What to watch | Early Birds

Seven keys for the Eagles on Sunday, a Q+A with Fletcher Cox, and much more.
Bleeding Green Nation Sep 12, 2018
Reviewing the Eagles’ season opener coaches film

Reviewing the Eagles’ season opener coaches film

The Kist & Solak Show #8 is here! The Kist & Solak Show took it’s last look at the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles 18-12 win over the Atlanta Falcons in the season opener, and it was a deep one. With the coaches film released, we got into all the nerdy details and re-examined the game with a birds eye view. One standout from watching the film was how Fletcher Cox dominated the Falcons’ offensive line while receiving extra attention on 27 of his 46 pass rush snaps. This, paired with a dynamic performance from the defense backs were the real winners when we put the game under a...

Why Fletcher Cox played more than usual in Week 1 | Early Birds

Jim Schwartz explains why the playing distribution on the defensive line
Bleeding Green Nation Sep 11, 2018
Fletcher Cox’s quest for hardware starts hot

Fletcher Cox’s quest for hardware starts hot

The big man has his sights set on DPOY... Fletcher Cox’s quest for recognition started with a bang and we may be in for a monster season for the eighth-year pro. Debate surrounding the Defensive Player of the Year Award is months away, but he’s already building his resume for when the time comes. In the Super Bowl Champion Philadelphia Eagles 18-12 win over the Atlanta Falcons, Cox showcased the quality of play that he’ll need to carry him to the award ceremony. VS. THE RUN... There’s plenty to talk about regarding Cox’s pass rush performance, but it was in the run game where he...

Fletcher Cox, Jordan Hicks, Ronald Darby: Eagles' red-zone defense | Film breakdown

The Eagles' red-zone defense was excellent in their season-opening victory.
Bleeding Green Nation Sep 11, 2018
The Linc - 2 Eagles players named to PFF’s Week 1 All-NFL team

The Linc - 2 Eagles players named to PFF’s Week 1 All-NFL team

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 9/11/18 Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... PFF’s Week 1 NFL Team of the Week - PFFRight Tackle: Lane Johnson, Philadelphia Eagles – 76.7. Johnson wasn’t perfect in pass protection, allowing three total pressures from 42 pass-blocking snaps, but he was solid both in that regard and as a run blocker. He produced the ninth-highest run-blocking grade at the position and had a key block on one of the Eagles touchdown runs. Interior Defensive Lineman: Fletcher Cox, Philadelphia Eagles – 91.8. Continuing right where he left off in...
Inside the Iggles Sep 10, 2018

Fletcher Cox, Lane Johnson make PFF’s Team of the Week to kick off the season

Pro Football Focus put together their first “Team of the Week” of the 2018 NFL Season that features Fletcher Cox and Lane Johnson. Last Thursday, the Philadelphia Eagles added their first victory to their 2018 record. It was an ugly 18-12 win at Lincoln Financial Field over the Atlanta Falcons. Ironically, the entire game sort […] Fletcher Cox, Lane Johnson make PFF’s Team of the Week to kick off the season - Inside the Iggles - Inside the Iggles - A Philadelphia Eagles Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.
Bleeding Green Nation Sep 7, 2018
Doug Pederson talks about players who impressed him in Eagles vs. Falcons

Doug Pederson talks about players who impressed him in Eagles vs. Falcons

The head coach admitted most of the flags were warranted, but are things the coaches can get fixed up. Fresh off the Philadelphia Eagles earning their first win of the 2018 regular season, head coach Doug Pederson spoke to the media on Friday about some of the offensive concerns and adjustments, and some of the younger guys he was impressed by. Here’s what the not-so-snarky Doug had to say: On Fletcher Cox and his conditioning The head coach admitted that the entire team looked well-conditioned in the season opener, and that despite the warm and wet conditions, didn’t struggle...

Eagles DT Fletcher Cox and Co. turned up the pass-rush heat on Falcons' Matt Ryan

Cox has set his sights on being the NFL Defensive Player of the Year. He got a pretty good head start on that Thursday.

Will the Eagles' Fletcher Cox need to wreck the Falcons once again? | Bob Ford

He was great in the playoff win. Defense might have to carry the team again.
Bleeding Green Nation Sep 4, 2018
Eagles announce five team captains for 2018 NFL season

Eagles announce five team captains for 2018 NFL season

Second year of doing this. For the second year in a row, the Philadelphia Eagles designated five team captains for the upcoming season. These players will get to wear the “C” logo on their jerseys, as seen in the picture above this article. The five Eagles captains for 2018 include: Carson Wentz - Starting quarterback Jason Kelce - Starting center Malcolm Jenkins - Starting safety Fletcher Cox - Starting defensive tackle Kamu Grugier-Hill - Special teams ace Meet the #Eagles 2018 team captains.#FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/4CRZ8StXMn— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) September 4,...
Bleeding Green Nation Aug 31, 2018
Eagles vs. Jets preseason snap counts: Looking for roster clues

Eagles vs. Jets preseason snap counts: Looking for roster clues

Playing time breakdown. The official snap counts from the Philadelphia Eagles’ 10-9 preseason win over the New York Jets are in. Let’s take a look. Did not play Carson Wentz, Mack Hollins, Bryce Treggs, Alshon Jeffery, Jay Ajayi, Chris Maragos, Brandon Graham, Kamar Aiken, Richard Rodgers, Joshua Perkins, Timmy Jernigan, Chris Long, Jordan Hicks, Stefen Wisniewski, Jason Kelce, Lane Johnson, Jason Peters, Isaac Seumalo, Michael Bennett, Brandon Brooks, Zach Ertz, Dallas Goedert, Fletcher Cox, Haloti Ngata, Derek Barnett, Destiny Vaeao, Avonte Maddox, Sidney Jones, Wendell Smallwood,...
Bleeding Green Nation Aug 25, 2018
The Linc - ESPN’s projection model says Eagles will repeat as Super Bowl champions

The Linc - ESPN’s projection model says Eagles will repeat as Super Bowl champions

Philadelphia Eagles news and links for 8/25/18. Let’s get to the Philadelphia Eagles links ... Eagles-Pats rematch? FPI’s bold predictions for 2018 NFL season - ESPNThe Eagles and Patriots are on a collision course for another showdown, with each bringing back the key elements that brought them to Minneapolis last season. For Philadelphia, it’s a stacked roster, from Fletcher Cox to Alshon Jeffery to Brandon Graham, along with four-down fiend Doug Pederson. For the Patriots, it’s Tom Brady, Bill Belichick -- and then nothing else seems to matter after that. FPI makes each the...

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