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2018 Super Bowl Key Matchup: Eagles defense needs to win the battle up front

It’s no secret that quarterbacks perform worse when under pressure from the opposing pass rush. You hear it on every NFL broadcast and every talking head pre-game show. Good as he is, Tom Brady is no different. He’s obviously more than capable of making game-changing plays when hit or hurried — he’s Tom Brady, after all; but on the whole he’s not nearly as effective throwing the ball while staring down rushers as he is when he has a clean pocket to throw from.

Source: CBS Sports