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The Related Press named three finalists for the NFL Defensive Participant of the 12 months, however omitted a major candidate: Eagles LB Haason Reddick.
San Francisco 49ers edge rusher Nick Bosa, Dallas linebacker Micah Parsons and Kansas Metropolis defensive deal with Chris Jones are finalists for the award.
Bosa led the league with 18.5 sacks. Parsons had 13.5 and Jones logged 15.5, a stunning quantity for a defensive deal with. All had nice seasons, however Reddick belonged as a finalist, too.
In 2022, the Temple alum had 49 tackles, 16 sacks and 5 compelled fumbles.
Requested concerning the award earlier than the playoffs, Reddick informed The Athletic: “I can’t go on the market and resolve that award for myself. There’s components that must play a component. Whether or not they present a blind eye to what I’ve been doing or in the event that they wish to give recognition, that’s as much as them on the finish of the day. The individuals who know, they know.”
The award is voted on by the media.
Led by Reddick, the Eagles’ protection had a league-leading 70 sacks, third all time behind solely the 1984 Bears and 1989 Minnesota Vikings.
The Eagles additionally grew to become the primary staff in NFL historical past to have 4 gamers document 10 sacks or extra in a season, Iggles.com reported.
Reddick, defensive deal with Javon Hargrave and defensive ends Brandon Graham and Josh Sweat every completed the common season with 10 sacks or extra. Reddick was the unquestioned chief of this unit.
He tied for first in compelled fumbles and completed second in sacks throughout the NFL, per ESPN.
Reddick will not win the DPOY, however he may help lead the Eagles previous Bosa and the 49ers within the NFC Championship Sport on Sunday in Philadelphia.