Originally posted on The Football Fan Spot  |  Last updated 6/8/13
The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player (rookies don’t count) for the 2013 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Philadelphia Eagles, that player is defensive end Fletcher Cox. It was a season of much disappointment for the Eagles in 2012. Two years after proclaiming themselves the Dream Team, the Eagles finished 4-12, even worse than their incredibly disappointing 8-8 season in 2011. After winning 3 of their first 4, the Eagles won just one time in their final 12 games. However, one silver lining for the Eagles was the play of 2012 1st round pick Fletcher Cox, who had a strong rookie year and has promise for more in 2013 and beyond. Cox finished the 2012 season as ProFootballFocus’ 18th rated defensive tackle on just 526 snaps, grading out above...
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