Philadelphia Eagles defense will need even more out of their leader this season.
It’s weird when we hear Philadelphia Eagles fans get so low on defensive tackle Fletcher Cox. The man is constantly doubled and triple-teamed, and although he hasn’t posted the numbers most have expected from him recently, he is always affecting opposing offenses.
An offensive lineman’s nightmare, number 91 is always the guy that coordinators need to plan for. He may be a bit older, but he has not slowed down one bit since hitting the National Football League. Moving forward, we can expect an even scarier Cox in 2021.
The front office did the right thing by adding more talent around Cox in the form of Ryan Kerrigan and a group of rookies. Many of them possess the potential to be dominant in their own right.
With these additions the Eagles have made, opposing offenses won’t be able to double 91 as much. Leaving him one-on-one with any offensive lineman in the NFL is a bad idea. It doesn’t matter who that lineman is. Look for Cox to dominate early and often during the 2021-2022 season.