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Timmy Jernigan highlights: Watch the Eagles’ new defensive lineman destroy people

This guy can really get after the quarterback.

NFL: Baltimore Ravens at New York Jets Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

Now we’ve analyzed the Eagles’ trade with the Ravens for Timmy Jernigan, let’s take a closer look at the player himself.

The 24-year-old Jernigan measures in at 6-2, 300 pounds. In three seasons with Baltimore, the former second round pick has recorded 47 tackles, 13 sacks, three pass deflections, one interception, and one fumble recovery.

Jernigan’s pass rush ability should be a big upgrade on what the Eagles have had at defensive tackle in recent years. With all due respect to Bennie Logan, who is a great player (and a personal favorite), he never really excelled in this area. Jernigan’s pass rush ability is apparent when you watch him plays. Just check out his NFL highlights.

If you want to go back even further in time, you can check out his college highlights below (video music NSFW).

Just for fun, here’s an old 2014 scouting report on Jernigan from BGN alumnus Mike Kaye.

Strengths: Jernigan had the ability to play nose tackle, three technique and five technique. His versatility is very real and he has the ability to stop the run and rush the passer. He has average arm size, but uses every inch well and can shed blocks. He is able to stunt and get good penetration, despite his lack of speed and size because he uses his hands well. He has an obvious mean streak and can be brutal against offensive linemen. He is a vicious tackler, who is quite talented at getting stops, Jernigan is a serious wall against the run game. He has a frame to add weight.

Weaknesses: Jernigan is relatively undersized at the pro level. He is also not incredibly quick. His motor is up-and-down and there seems to be times where he gets tired.

Eagles Outlook: The Eagles, as previously mentioned, have a solid starting front. There is also the issue of Jernigan's size not meshing with Billy Davis' liking. However, the Eagles are big fans of talent and competition, so Jernigan could have a shot at being the No. 22 overall pick. He has the versatility that Davis and Chip Kelly prefer on defense, but there are enough pros and cons for their interest to go either way.

If you just can’t get enough Timmy Jernigan film, here are some clips of him destroying fools.

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