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Miss. State's Fletcher Cox makes Eagles happy

PHILADELPHIA -- For all their defensive flaws last season, the Philadelphia Eagles did one thing better than any other team in the league -- rush the passer. They led the league with 50 sacks, and they took a giant step toward improving on that number Thursday when they selected Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. The Eagles traded up from the 15th spot in the first...
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April 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Meet Fletcher Cox

Al Bello/Getty Image The first round of the 2012 NFL draft is in the books and what a whirlwind night it was at Radio City Music Hall.  Amidst the surprises of the evening came the Eagles with one of the biggest.  They actually did what most people were predicting in trading up for defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. There was a time when the Philadelphia faithful would have been disgusted...
Via Eagles Addict
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles Move Up to Get Their Man: Welcome to Philly, Fletcher Cox

Fletcher Cox.. Image via The Eagles did it. They traded up, but not to get inside the top 10. After seeing some of the players projected to go to them get taken early–Stephon Gilmore, Dontari Poe, Mark Barron–the team didn’t want to tempt fate any further and hope that their man would be there at the 15th spot. So instead, they did what they do so well. They moved...
Via Philly Sports Muse
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles trade up, draft DT Fletcher Cox

The Eagles have struck at the NFL Draft, trading up from to take Mississippi State DT Fletcher Cox with the 12th pick in the draft.  Cox was considered the best defensive tackle in the draft by some and the Eagles made a great move to grab him, trading their 15th pick in the first round and a 4th and a 6th rounder to move up 3 spots to ensure they could take him.Cox is an incredible...
Via All Things Philly Sports
April 26, 2012  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox Would Add Explosion to Patriots' Defensive Line If They're Willing to Make Aggressive Draft Trade

During the developmental stages of this pre-draft series, Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox appeared to be clumped into an even group of prospects at his position. However, Cox has since emerged as one of the top-two defensive tackles in the class, at least from the view of many analysts, which would make him long gone before the Patriots controlled the draft mic. But...
April 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Scouting the Draft: Mississippi State's Fletcher Cox -

Scouting the Draft: Mississippi State's Fletcher Cox - Cox is best in tight quarters...
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April 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles 2012 Draft Prospect: Mississippi State Defensive Tackle Fletcher Cox

As of late, Mississippi State defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has been a common pairing with the Eagles in mock drafts. The defensive tackle position seems to be an area of serious consideration for the Eagles first round pick, and Cox is one of a number of defensive tackles who projects to be taken in the first round. Cox decided to leave MSU early in order to enter the 2012 NFL...

Cox could stabilize Cowboys defensive line

The following is the 1st in a series of draft profiles for potential 1st and 2nd round picks for the Dallas Cowboys. These profiles are put together with the specific needs of the Cowboys in mind, and is an attempt to examine their resumes and game tape to get an idea of who might fit in best with Dallas come draft day. Fletcher Cox Mississippi State DTDE 6-foot-4, 298 lbs. 40 time...
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March 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox makes some noise

This is an impressive class of defensive tackles. They showed up in a big way on Monday. Mississippi State product Fletcher Cox ran “unofficial” forty times of 4.79 and 4.85 at the NFL Combine. His 10-yard split was 1.63, which is outrageous for a player at 298 pounds. Cox also finished among the bench press leaders among…
Via Pro Football Talk
February 27, 2012  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox scouting report

Fletcher Cox DT Mississippi State #94 Ht: 6’4″ Wt: 295   Strengths: Prototypical size and athleticism for a penetrating three-technique tackle. Quick off the snap. Does a nice job keeping his eyes in the backfield and making adjustments. Has the speed to make plays in pursuit. Plays with a motor that never quits. Extremely active hands, and keeps his legs driving at...
Via DraftAce
February 10, 2012  |  Discuss
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