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.READ MORE: Mother Of Cheltenham Township Single-Car Crash Victim Speaks Out After Incident Left 1 Person Dead, 4 Others Injured: ‘It's Horrible’
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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.MORE NEWS: Amtrak Forced To Reduce Service Along Northeast Corridor Due To COVID-Related Staffing Shortage
Last season, Hicks recorded five interceptions to go along with 11 pass deflections at the middle linebacker position.