By Turron Davenport
The Eagles were known for their relentless pass rush last season, featuring a rotation of up to 10 players in their front four.
Defensive end Brandon Graham led the team with 9.5 sacks. He was used as a defensive end as well as a defensive tackle on select passing downs.
Rookie Derek Barnett and veteran pass rusher Chris Long were also in the rotation. Barnett posted five sacks and a forced fumble last year. Long was a turnover machine with four forced fumbles as well as five sacks.
Adding Michael Bennett, who the Eagles agreed to acquire in a trade on Wednesday, makes their defense even more ferocious. He is an instant upgrade over Vinny Curry.
Here’s a look at how the Eagles pass rush will stack up with Bennett:
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The “NASCAR” package that features four pass rushers will be a rotation as well. Bennett, like Graham, is able to effectively rush the passer from the inside or at defensive...