Mychal Kendricks being interviewed by 6 ABC's Jamie Apody
California LB Mychal Kendricks was the 2nd pickup by the Eagles in the 2012 draft, the 46th overall selection. By all accounts, he should have an immediate impact on Philadelphia’s defense.
Head coach Andy Reid said the following about Kendricks:
Mychal Kendricks is an outside linebacker from Cal. We took him with our first pick in the second round and we’ll play him at SAM linebacker initially here. He’s played all three [LB positions]. The things you see with him are great athletic ability and speed. He was the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year. He gives you a good opportunity to cover the tight ends.”
Though Reid has said that he wants Kendricks to play at strongside, Kendricks feels he can play well at strong or weakside.
“Yeah, I can play anywhere I need to play. I feel like I’m versatile and I’m going to do what I need to do. It doesn’t matter where I play, I’m up for the job.”
Kendricks met with the Eagles at the...