NFC East pass rushes ranked from worst to best in 2023

The Dallas Cowboys have a deep stable of pass rushers, but is it enough to be the best in the NFC East heading into the 2023 season?
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1. Philadelphia Eagles

Haason Reddick, Brandon Graham, Josh Sweat, Fletcher Cox, Jalen Carter

As much as I wanted to put the Cowboys at No. 1, it's just not possible after what the Philadelphia Eagles did in 2022. Led by free-agent addition Haason Reddick who racked up 16 sacks, the Eagles led the NFL by a wide margin.

They finished with 70 total sacks, which put them 15 ahead of the Kansas City Chiefs who came in second.

Philly did lose Javon Hargrave in free agency who was tied for second on the team with 11 sacks, but even if we wiped out his total, they would have still finished first in the league. And it's not as if he was replaced by a scrub since they will be turning to Jalen Carter — who some think was the top defensive talent in the draft.

In addition to the 16 sacks Reddick recorded and the 11 from Hargrave, the Eagles had two others hit double digits. Brandon Graham and Josh Sweat each recorded 11 sacks — giving them four players with at least 10 and Fletcher Cox had seven.

As painful as it is to admit, the Eagles still come into 2023 with the top pass rush in the NFC East. And it could once again be the best in the league.

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