Defensive tackle Fletcher Cox is a member of the Philadelphia Eagles in the NFL. On December 13th, 1990, Cox entered the world.
After graduating from Mississippi State University with a degree in football, he was picked first overall by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 2012 NFL Draft.
Cox has been selected to the Pro Bowl six times and has won a Super Bowl. Cox was recognized as an All-American by Pro Football Weekly in 2011.
He was a junior at the time. He had 103 tackles, 11 quarterback sacks and 2 interceptions in his football career. His jump of 1.74 meters in the high jump category at the 2009 Division 3-4A Meet was good enough for eighth place.
Scholarships to LSU, Alabama, Auburn, and Ole Miss were all on the table, but he chose Michigan State instead.
The Philadelphia Eagles picked Cox as the 12th overall choice in the 2012 NFL Draft. Cox recorded 39 tackles, 5.5 sacks, 4 pass deflections, and 1 forced fumble in his first campaign.
He also played in every single one of the season’s 15 games. Cox made it onto the All-Pro second team for the first time and was selected for the Pro Bowl.
After initially releasing Cox before the start of the 2017 NFL season, the Eagles rescinded their decision two days later and signed him to a one-year contract.
Fletcher Cox Contract
The Philadelphia Eagles and Fletcher Cox agreed to a one-year, $14,000,000 contract that featured a $12,500,000 signing bonus, $14,000,000 in guaranteed money, and an average annual salary of $14,000,000.
Cox will receive a base salary of $1,500,000, a signing bonus of $12,500,000, a cap hit of $4,000,000, and a dead cap value of $14,000,000 as part of his overall pay in 2022. Cox’s deal also says that he will have a $4,000,000 cap hit.
Fletcher Cox, a defensive tackle for the Philadelphia Eagles, is 31 years old and is thought to be worth $30 million.