A frustrating season for Derek Barnett is taking another negative turn when the pass rusher was ruled out on Sunday for Monday night’s matchup against the Kansas City Chiefs.
Barnett was a healthy scratch ahead of the win over Dallas, as Philadelphia has looked to provide rookie Nolan Smith with more playing time going forward.
DE Derek Barnett has been downgraded to out for personal reasons. https://t.co/U68GApbmtv
— Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles) November 19, 2023
Before the deadline, Barnett was permitted to seek a trade.
The Eagles want more pressure on the opposing quarterback, and according to PFF, Barnett has 0 pressures in 55 pass-rush snaps this season.
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Title: Derek Barnett ruled out of Eagles MNF matchup vs. Chiefs for personal reasons
Author: Glenn Erby