3 Philadelphia Eagles who could have huge impacts on defense

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Alex Singleton is changing things for the Philadelphia Eagles linebacker room.

Whether you are ready to admit it or not, linebacker Alex Singleton is the real deal. A constant force in the Philadelphia Eagles defense, the former Canadian Football League player has all the tools to be a true star moving forward. It seems like he’s constantly making plays

In 2020, week after week, Singleton was a rare bright spot for the Eagles on gamedays. He’s capable of dropping into zone coverages and sticking his head in on tackles. He is more than just a run-stuffer though. ‘Big 49’ seemed to be everywhere and anywhere the ball carrier was.

In 2021, look for an even bigger step forward by the one-time Seattle Seahawk. Heading into the 2021 NFL Draft, Eagles fans clamored for a game-changing linebacker, but in all honesty, the Philadelphia Eagles defense already has one in Singleton.

He’s capable of playing all three linebacker spots. He brings a versatility that NFL coaches adore. In a city that loves an underdog, Alex Singleton is exactly that. The 2021 season could be the year people admit it to themselves that he’s a rising star for this team.