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Wondering what a Franchise Four might be for the 2015 Eagles…

Major League Baseball had a very nice promotion recently with its “Franchise Four” fan ballot.  Each team’s fan base voted on the four still-living players they would build their theoretical home franchise around if time-travel were a reality. I was wondering how that concept might apply to a pro football franchise. The number “4” is very limiting when you’re talking...
Via Eagles Eye
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox: Eagles will have best front seven in the NFL

Defensive end Fletcher Cox is confident that the seven linemen and linebackers that make up the Philadelphia Eagles' front will be the league's most dominant group. This front seven will feature some new faces in 2015. Trent Cole is gone, and the Eagles have added 2013 Defensive Rookie of the Year, Kiko Alonso, to the mix at linebacker.“Being honest, I think we should be No. 1...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox cracks PFF's Top 101 at No. 46 overall

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Fletcher Cox finally put it all together in 2014. Cox's buzz stats like sacks and forced fumbles don't jump off the page, but he was a constant disruption on a per-snap basis. The game charters at Pro Football Focus, who break down every single play by every single player, ranked Cox as the 46th best player in the NFL in 2014.They provided the following...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fletcher Cox Acquires Fifth-Year Contract Option

The Philadelphia Eagles decided to extend defensive end Fletcher Cox’s contract to a fifth-year option. The option is projected to be worth roughly $7.8 million dollars in 2016 and the money is not guaranteed except for if Cox suffers any type of serious injury.At age 24, Cox has already played through four NFL seasons after the Eagles selected him in the first round (No. 12 overall...
Via Pro Football Spot
April 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Pick up Fifth-Year Option for DE Fletcher Cox

The NFL’s deadline for teams to decide whether or not to pick up the 2016 fifth-year contract options for their 2012 draft picks is May 3. Many teams, however, have already made their decisions, one being the Philadelphia Eagles, who announced on Monday they would be picking up the fifth-year option of defensive end Fletcher Cox. #Eagles exercise fifth-year option on DE Fletcher...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Philadelphia Eagles make their decision on Fletcher Cox’s fifth year option

He may have been snubbed from the Pro Bowl, but at least the Philadelphia Eagles know that they have something special in defensive end Fletcher Cox. According to a report by Will Brinson of CBS Sports, the Eagles are picking up his fifth year option: Eagles picked up the 5th year option on Fletcher Cox per source — Will Brinson (@WillBrinson) April 27, 2015 AROUND COVER32...
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April 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Fletcher Cox has a Chip on his shoulder

Too often we pay attention to the Xs and Os in football and neglect to take intangibles into account. Leadership, pride, motivation. These things are just as necessary for winning games as knowing the playbook. Many professional athletes get to where they are by having a chip on their shoulder: they want to prove their detractors wrong, which pushes them to reach greater heights...
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April 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Saving Cox and Cedric for the 2016 Eagles defensive line…

Fletcher Cox Cedric Thronton I just realized today that emerging defensive line star Fletcher Cox has a 5th-year option still remaining on his 2012 rookie contract with the Eagles. I had been concerned that Cox, who is in the fourth year of his rookie contract, has not yet been offered a new contract extension deal from the Eagles. My belief was you don’t want this guy playing...
Via Eagles Eye
April 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Philadelphia Eagles Free Agency Guide: Defensive Line

Preface The defensive line was the strength of the Philadelphia Eagles defense last season. With Fletcher Cox, an emerging star at defensive end, along with a slew of solid young role players in Vinny Curry, Cedric Thornton, and Bennie Logan, there is reason to believe this group could be good for a long time. The Eagles could stand to add some depth and of course any team would...
January 13, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Philadelphia Eagles DL Fletcher Cox With the Fat Guy Play of the Day

There are certain plays that youj expect to see out of defensive and offensive lineman, and there are some that you do not expect to see. They are the ones that are out of the ordinary for someone so large to make or just so awesome it needs to be recognized for what it is--a thing of beauty that I like to call the Fat Guy Play of the Day.This week the honor goes to 6-4" 300+pound...
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September 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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