By Glenn Erby
Fletcher Cox is an all-world defensive tackle, and if not for the LA Rams Aaron Donald, the Eagles star could have back to back Defensive Player of the Years awards on his shelf. Cox has been routinely dominant and even more important, consistent over the past four years.
Cox gets all the attention from opposing offenses, yet he’s always on time to the tune of being the Eagles highest graded defender in three out of the past four seasons according to Pro Football Focus.
Fletcher Cox has consistently been one of the best players on the Eagles roster. pic.twitter.com/0JchmS5U4f
— PFF PHI Eagles (@PFF_Eagles) June 21, 2019
Among the NFL’s 125 interior defensive linemen with 500 or more pass-rush snaps since the 2015 season, Aaron Donald ranks first in pass-rush grade (95.9), total pressures (375) and pass-rush win percentage (22.1%). The guy closest to Donald is Fletcher Cox, who ranks second behind Donald in all three categories.
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