Eagles agree to terms with 1st-round pick Cox

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Eagles and first-round draft pick Fletcher Cox have agreed to a four-year contract.

The defensive tackle from Mississippi State is the last of Philadelphia's nine draft picks to sign. The Eagles traded up three spots to select Cox at No. 12 overall.

Cox made the All-SEC first team after finishing with 56 tackles and five sacks last year. He played three seasons at Mississippi State and had 114 tackles. He also blocked five kicks.