One of the biggest problems with last year’s “Dream Team” was the inconsistent play at the linebacker position. You can blame it on the personnel, the first year defensive coordinator, or the shortened Training Camp due to the lockout. At the end of the day, there was just no consistency at the position.
Coming into the 2012 season, things seemed to look much better. The DeMeco Ryans acquisition looked like a great move and they used a second round pick to bring in Mychal Kendricks. Before the Eagles even made it to Training Camp, it seemed like a no-brainer that these two would find themselves in the starting lineup.
Sure enough, both will be starters on opening day. However, the confidence level we thought we might have going into the opener isn’t where it should be.
Kendricks has had by far the best preseason out of all of the linebackers. He has consistently used his speed and quickness to get off blocks and get to the football. He has blown plays up in the backfield and ...