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Eagles rookie Derek Barnett shines in preseason debut

GREEN BAY, WI - AUGUST 10: Derek Barnett #96 of the Philadelphia Eagles anticipates a play during a preseason game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on August 10, 2017 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Eagles 24-9. (Photo by Stacy Revere/Getty Images)

  • The Philadelphia Eagles first-round draft pick, edge defender Derek Barnett shined in his debut with the team this past Thursday against the Green Bay Packers. Barnett played 23 total snaps spread out against a mixture of Green Bay’s first- and second-team offense, earning an overall grade of 81.6.
  • Barnett was very productive as a pass-rusher, racking up four total pressures, all from the right side. He beat Packers starting left tackle David Bakhtiari for one of those pressures and picked up two sacks and a hit on the quarterback against Jason Spriggs, the Packers 2016 second-round pick. Barnett finished the day with a pass-rush productivity of 21.9.
  • Despite only playing six snaps against the run, Barnett picked up a stop, which was one of his three total stops on the day. A stop is classified as a tackle resulting in a defensive ‘win'.

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