Proof That Eagles' Fletcher Cox In All Probability Has Watched Tremendous Bowl

PHILADELPHIA — The Eagles hope it’s tougher to dam Fletcher Cox than it’s to catch him in a lie.

On Wednesday, the Eagles’ dynamo defensive deal with mentioned he is by no means watched the Tremendous Bowl. He was requested if he has any particular reminiscences from earlier Tremendous Bowls and he mentioned, “No. I don’t actually watch soccer.”

Actually? Not even the Tremendous Bowl?

“I don’t watch sports activities,” he mentioned. “I inform y’all that on a regular basis.”

Seems he might have been free with the details. Eagle-eyed web sleuth Freezing Chilly Takes uncovered a pair of tweets Cox posted throughout the Tremendous Bowl from his verified @fcoxx_91 account from 2012 and 2015 presumably reacting to what was occurring in these video games.

In 2012, he tweeted, “Can’t perceive why NE d line up to this point off the ball,” and in 2015, his “Wow wow wow” was posted inside seconds of Malcolm Butler’s interception that iced the Pats’ win.

Liar, liar, pants on hearth.

Good factor Cox is within the Tremendous Bowl for his nastiness and never his truthiness.

He has been an absolute monster within the center the final two weeks towards the Falcons and Vikings. Within the divisional spherical, Cox helped to close out Matt Ryan within the second half of a 15-10 win with seven tackles and a sack. The Eagles allowed just one TD within the NFC title sport towards the Vikings, by which Cox continued to dominate. He later mentioned “it ought to have been a shutout.”

So now Cox is on Invoice Belichick’s radar, which in all probability seems like you understand Tony Soprano has a success out on you. It will possibly’t be comforting to know the Evil Empire is plotting towards you.

For now, Belichick is killing Cox with kindness.

“Cox is nearly as good as anyone within the league at his place,” Belichick mentioned this week. “He’s a really disruptive participant, arduous to dam, run, move, it doesn’t matter what it’s, good edge rush, and so they come arduous each play. These guys come arduous each play. There’s no performs off so it’s a must to block them arduous each play.”

Cox, the Eagles’ highest paid participant, preferred listening to that.

“It’s respect. And you understand it’s simply numerous respect from a coach like Belichick,” he mentioned. “A man that’s been round, a man that’s seen numerous nice gamers on this league. For him to say that meaning I should be doing one thing proper. However on the similar time, I obtained three different guys beside me that is serving to me push that restrict, that is serving to me get that recognition. I additionally need to do the identical factor for these guys.”

 
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