Eagles’ Fletcher Cox sends powerful message to Pro Bowl voters

Fletcher Cox, Daniel Jones


Philadelphia Eagles All-Pro Fletcher Cox knocks out NY Giants QB Daniel Jones in 2020.

Philadelphia Eagles’ defensive save Fletcher Cox watched His streak of six consecutive Pro Bowl appearances ends this week. He was overlooked by voters for Aaron Donald, Jonathan Allen and Kenny Clark. In fact, the previous 12th overall pick wasn’t even selected to replace the NFC group.

Cox may have sat and sulked about this year’s omission, but that’s just not his style. 6-foot-4, 310 pounder Be the first to admit it that the way he started the 2021 campaign wasn’t good enough to secure a Pro Bowl spot. He and new defensive coordinator Jonathan Gannon have mired in a public struggle after the side chat went viral in Week 7. Since then, the two have been talking to each other and helped turn around a season of the Eagles has gone out of control.

“I knew I could still play at that level,” Cox said of the Pro Bowl. “Obviously, I don’t have the numbers this year, it’s been ups and downs for me, and I expect that too but all I can do is go out and finish the season strong. strong. And I still know that I’m one of the best tacklers in the league so I’m not interested in it at all. I’m so happy for those who made it. And even happy because [Javon] Harm. I know he’s a replacement and I’m happy for him. It’s always good. I know I can keep getting better and I’ll be back next year.”

Cox has revived his season in a big way. He has drawn doubles teams on a weekly basis which has unleashed the quarter-final plunges for Josh Sweat (five sacks), Derek Barnett (two sacks), and the aforementioned Hargrave, who has 7.5 sacks high. Both Sweat and Hargrave are included in the list of Pro Bowl alternatives.

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Week 15 Game Player Named by Cox

Cox enjoyed his best game of the season in Week 15 and finished with two covers, plus a forced fumble and three tackles. Gannon was quick to commend the veteran racer while revealing Cox was the Eagles defensive player in the game in there. This is the first time he has won the award so far this season.

“Played one of his offs. I mean, he influenced our game and he doesn’t know this, but he’s getting Player Of The Game,” Gannon said. “He was in the midfield’s lap all day, he was sacked in the second minute, had a couple of hits in the midfield, played incredibly well in the run. He really influenced the game for us. As I like to call it, you heard me, he ruined the game. ”

Eagles raise additional passers to the list

Philadelphia raised Cameron Malveaux to the active list after placing Ryan Kerrigan on the Subs/COVID-19 roster. The team also added offensive player Casey Tucker to the training squad to fill the void in the training squad that Malveaux vacated.

Tucker will start working for the fourth time with the Eagles after being cut, abandoned and re-signed multiple times. They originally chose him as a rookie free agent not yet crafted out of Arizona in 2019. Meanwhile, Malveaux has two career NFL sacks during stints with Miami, Arizona, Cleveland, San Francisco, Washington and Kansas City.

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Brian Ashcraft

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