PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Vontaze Burfict, C.J. Mosley, Keenan Robinson, and Wesley Woodyard were all great in coverage last season.
However, one NFL linebacker was better, and that’s Jordan Hicks of the Eagles.
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According to Pro Football Focus, the linebacker that allowed the lowest QB rating in coverage was Hicks at 53.7. Woodyard was second-best at 76.8.
Hicks, 24, was a third-round pick of the Eagles in 2015.
Last season, Hicks recorded five interceptions to go along with 11 pass deflections at the middle linebacker position.