Injured last season, ’13 draft pick could improve Philadelphia Eagles’ pass rush

Broken down, the core of the Eagles defensive line is young and promising. With Cedric Thornton and Fletcher Cox on both ends, and a now heavier Bennie Logan in the middle, the front line of the team’s new 3-4 defense is starting to take shape. None of those players are older than 25. After that, there are question marks. Part of this has to do with the scheme. Guys like Vinny...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox: RG3 was right, we knew what the Redskins were doing

Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III told reporters that the Eagles knew what they were going to do before they even did it. “They did a good job of scheming us up. Obviously, we were able to run the ball effectively, but in the passing game, they kind of had us,” Griffin said. “They kind of knew what was coming before it was coming, and like I said, that is disheartening...
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November 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox Emerging As Eagles Defensive Bright Spot

On a Philadelphia Eagles defense that is struggling statistically, Fletcher Cox continues to improve. Photo Courtesy CBSPhilly.com Finding a positive aspect of the Philadelphia Eagles woeful defense would be akin to finding a needle in a stack of needles.  Statistically speaking Bill Davis' unit is a mess.  The Eagles rank 32nd overall in total defense, are allowing 106 yards...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Potential Breakout Player of 2013: Fletcher Cox

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...
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June 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles will reportedly hold a private work out for Star Lotuleilei

According to Geoff Mosher of CSNPhilly.com, the Philadelphia Eagles will hold a private work out for former Utah defensive tackle Star Lotuleilei. The Eagles have plans to have a private workout with Utah DT Star Lotuleilei. Working on scheduling an exact date. — Geoff Mosher (@GeoffMosherCSN) March 19, 2013 After releasing Cullen Jenkins this offseason, the Eagles may look to...
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March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox Named To All-Rookie Squad

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Defensive Line Eagles NewsTags: Fletcher CoxPhiladelphia EaglesEagles first round draft pick Fletcher Cox was named to the Pro Football Weekly/PRWA’s all-rookie team.  The rookie defensive tackle lived up to his billing and was the most consistent defensive lineman on the football team. Cox led all rookie defensive tackles in sacks with 5.5.  His...
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January 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Eagles Fletcher Cox was ejected from Sunday’s loss for throwing a girlie punch

How can you hurt your team more? Throwing a punch that makes you look like a girl and hurts your team. That is what Eagles first-round DT Fletcher Cox was ejected for in Sunday’s Week 6 loss to the Lions. With 10 minutes left in regulation, Cox found himself at the bottom of a pile and said he felt someone hitting him. So he started punching his way out and the refs caught him...
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October 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles: Fletcher Cox Signs to Round out 2012 Draft Class

Rich Schultz/Getty Images The Philadelphia Eagles became the 11th team in the NFL to sign their entire draft class by inking the 12th pick in the draft today.  Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox has agreed to a four-year deal worth $10.24 million. For starters it’s nice to have this completely out of the way 34 days ahead of rookies reporting to training camp.  Most of all, having...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox, Eagles agree to 4-year deal

Philadelphia Eagles first-round draft pick DT Fletcher Cox agreed to a 4-year deal with the team on Monday. The signing means that the Eagles have now signed all 9 of the players selected in this year’s draft. The Eagles moved up three picks to get the 12th overall pick to get Cox, a 6’4, 298 player from Mississippi State. Though the rest of the drafted players were signed before...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

Eagles agree to deal with Fletcher Cox

The Philadelphia Eagles and first-round draft pick Fletcher Cox have agreed to a four-year contract. The defensive tackle from Mississippi State is the last of Philadelphia's nine draft picks to sign. The Eagles traded up three spots to select Cox at No. 12 overall. Cox made the All-SEC first team after finishing with 56 tackles and five sacks last year. He played three seasons...
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June 18, 2012  |  Discuss

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