Originally written on Eagles Addict  |  Last updated 4/28/12
The Philadelphia Eagles are having an outstanding 2012 NFL draft.  On Day 1, they made a great move by jumping up three slots to snatch DT Fletcher Cox.  On Day 2, the Eagles followed up with two good picks and a nice trade. Notice I said two good picks?  But, didn’t they take three players?  Yes, they took three players, I’m just not thrilled with the Eagles’ third-round pick.  However, more on that later. Photo: philly.com At pick No. 46, the Eagles selected California linebacker Mychal Kendricks.  He’s 5′ 11″, 240 lbs and has great athleticism.  He was one of the players I was hoping the Eagles would target on Day 2 because I still saw linebacker as the biggest need. Here is a great quote from Pro Football Weekly about Kendricks: A fast, physical, powerful, high-motor stalwart, Kendricks smells blood in the water, hits with thump and has a desirable makeup. Is a scheme-versatile, seek-and-destroy ’backer who stands out on tape and could make an impact readily. Hmmm, “smells blood...
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