Depth gives Eagles an advantage in Super Bowl

The Philadelphia Eagles finished the NFL regular season with four defensive linemen owning double-digit sacks on the year. It will be a challenge for the Chiefs offensive line to protect Patrick Mahomes and his battered right ankle.



February 10, 2023 - 2:54 PM

The Philadelphia Eagles, led by quarterback Jalen Hurts (1), have exceeded preseason projections to reach the NFC title game. Photo by Monica Herndon/The Philadelphia Inquirer/TNS

PHOENIX (AP) — If the Super Bowl is decided in the trenches: Advantage Philadelphia Eagles with their two All-Pro offensive linemen and four double-digit sack artists.

If it comes down to which team has better receiving and running options: Advantage Eagles with their pair of 1,000-yard receivers and record-setting running game.

If it comes down to the superior secondary: Advantage Eagles and their two proven cornerbacks.

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