Super Bowl 2018: Philadelphia Eagles star Fletcher Cox reveals heartache over losing brother to a heart attack

FLETCHER COX needs his late brother Shaddrick could possibly be in Minneapolis to watch him play in a Super Bowl.

The Philadelphia Eagles defensive deal with, 27, misplaced his eldest sibling at 34 to a heart attack three years in the past.

 Fletcher Cox is hoping his brother, who died three years ago, is looking down on him as he gets ready for the Super Bowl

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Fletcher Cox is hoping his brother, who died three years in the past, is wanting down on him as he will get prepared for the Super Bowl

“Trell” Cox, who suffered with heart issues and diabetes, was the oldest of 4 and helped increase his youthful siblings with a single mum within the distant Mississippi city of Yazoo Metropolis.

Whereas the remainder of the Eagles have been leaping spherical their locker room after thrashing Minnesota to attain the Super Bowl, Cox was in a extra solemn temper.

After the sport he stated: “It’s type of onerous for me proper now. I simply want he was right here to watch it. However I do know he’s watching over me. My brother is the most important half about this. That’s the primary individual I considered.

“All he used to speak about was ‘I would like to come to a Super Bowl recreation.’ He can be watching from up excessive and he can be actually pleased with this group.

 Fletcher Cox has revealed how hard it is sometimes following the death of his brother

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Fletcher Cox has revealed how arduous it’s typically following the demise of his brother
 Philadelphia Eagles will be the underdogs when they face the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl

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Philadelphia Eagles would be the underdogs once they face the New England Patriots within the Super Bowl

“Losing my brother had to be one of many hardest issues I’ve confronted.

“Everyone says it’ll get higher however there are days the place I don’t assume it’s going to.”

Cox and the unfancied Eagles are unfazed at being underdogs as soon as once more.

And he stated: “We haven’t been talked about all yr. That’s our story.

“This group simply retains discovering methods to win and that’s our motto. So we simply need to exit and shut these doubters up.”

FLETCHER COX needs his late brother Shaddrick could possibly be in Minneapolis to watch him play in a Super Bowl.

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