When looking at all of the young talent at quarterback across the NFC East, the Eagles are going to need all of the extra fire power from pass rushers they can get in 2020 if they hope to finish on top of the division for a third time in four seasons.
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As previously mentioned, Philadelphia is expected to address wide receiver and cornerback early on in this year’s draft, but don’t be surprised of the team looks to add a defensive end early on as well, even if it happens to be on the second day of action.
Based off Bradlee Anae‘s four years at Utah, the young defender clearly improved with experience, and if this turns out to be the case in the NFL as well, the Eagles or another team are going to love having him part of the defense.
Just look at how Anae recorded 13 sacks as a senior after combining for 16.5 the previous three years, and it’s easy to understand why he is already being viewed as a potential Day 2 steal.
Anae’s lack of length are considered to be concerning for some teams once he arrives at the NFL, but at least the defensive end helps make up for it in other areas.
Plus, when looking at some of the great pass rushers Philadelphia already has on the roster, Anae could benefit in a big way by learning from some of the best in the business.