It’s been a long time coming for Haason Reddick who’s truly come into his own over the last three seasons. After signing a three-year contract with the Eagles for a deal worth up to $49.5 million, it took Haason some time to get acclimated with this new defense and to find his footing.
He has become the finisher that the Eagles need when forcing an opponent’s drive to stall or force a turnover to end the opposing team’s offensive drive. He’s been the weapon that the Eagles need and has been worth the money so far.
Eagles’ weapon of mass destruction
On Sunday afternoon, Reddick recorded his 10th sack of the season and entered the history books as the first player in NFL history to record 10+ sacks in three straight seasons while playing on three different teams.
While Brandon Graham led the Eagles in sacks during their week 14 battle against the Giants. It was Haason Reddick who led the charge for Philly when it came to pressure. According to Next Gen Stats, the Eagles’ pass rush generated a season-high 51.3% pressure rate against the Giants.
Haason Reddick led the defense with 8 pressures while Brandon Graham followed close behind with 7 against the Giants. Reddick’s consistency has allowed the Eagles to trust their defensive line more and more.
The team currently leads the league in sacks with 49 and is on its way to having four players with double-digit sacks to end the season. Reddick’s impact through his relentless pursuit and versatility has truly opened up the opportunities for the defensive line to be as dominant as they are.
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