FOXBORO — Patriots head coach Bill Belichick has harped on the Eagles’ harmful go rush because the workforce will get ready for his or her season opener Sunday. But Eagles QB Jalen Hurts may very well be beneath siege, as effectively, on Sunday.
The Patriots are returning two of the NFL’s best pass-rushing edge defenders this season in Matthew Judon and Josh Uche. Now they’ve added defensive finish Keion White to a combination that already included Deatrich Wise and Christian Barmore, as effectively.
Judon likes the Patriots’ potential this season at getting after the quarterback.
“I’m very confident,” Judon mentioned Thursday. “I think we can rush from any position. We can change up matchups. We can change up looks. And with that, we’re just going to try to build on the success we had last year, but not focus on last year. Try to improve with every asset that we’ve got and make everybody a threat.”
Uche ranked first final season amongst certified edge defenders in PFF’s pass-rush productiveness metric with 56 complete pressures on 285 pass-rush snaps. Judon was tenth in the identical class. Wise completed twenty ninth with a 13.8% pass-rush win charge amongst edge defenders. Barmore was sixth amongst certified defensive tackles with a 14.9% pass-rush win charge.
White performed restricted snaps this summer time however had a 23.1% pass-rush win charge in 15 snaps this preseason.