NFL News: Eagles snag DE Michael Bennett in trade with Seahawks
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By Ian Cummings

The defending Super Bowl champions aren’t done yet.

The Philadelphia Eagles took not just the NFC East, but the entire NFL by storm in 2017. With an MVP-caliber quarterback, a stout cast of offensive skill players, and a fear-inducing lineup in the trenches, they were able to steamroll their way to the Super Bowl, where they would effectively be crowned champions of the NFL.

The Eagles’ defensive line has repeatedly been alluded to as the team’s most brazen strength. With Fletcher Cox, Timmy Jernigan, and Vinny Curry dominating the inside, while Brandon Graham and Derek Barnett invoke havoc from the edges, the Eagles could already make a case for the strongest front four in the entire NFL.

Now, that front four will become just a little bit stronger.

The Eagles appear to have gotten Bennett for a considerably cheap price, and from a certain perspective, this makes sense. Michael Bennett, 6-foot-4, 271, may have logged 8.5 sacks in sixteen games last year, but he turns 33 years old later this year. The three-time Pro Bowler has been a consistent disruptive force on the edge throughout his career, but his days in the NFL are...

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