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Philadelphia Eagles: Patrick Johnson, Genard Avery are set up for success

PHILADELPHIA, PA - OCTOBER 18: Genard Avery #58 of the Philadelphia Eagles makes his way to the locker room after the game against the Baltimore Ravens at Lincoln Financial Field on October 18, 2020 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Standup rushers expected to be part of Philadelphia Eagles’ new scheme.

Heading into the 2021 season, the Philadelphia Eagles have multiple hybrid linebackers at the SAM position. While Jonathan Gannon will likely run a 4-3, today’s NFL defenses run a variety of fronts, and his defense isn’t expected to be any different.