Commentary: Eagles' Kendricks fares better on weak side of defense
Of all the players on defense, Mychal Kendricks had to be the most excited when the Eagles made the switch to a 3-4 scheme. Kendricks played behind an odd-man front in California and said he felt uncomfortable last season playing outside linebacker in a 4-3. At first the Eagles had him lining up on the strong side opposite the tight end, but that just gave the 6-foot, 240-pound rookie one more potential blocker to shed. Realizing the mistake, the Eagles moved Kendricks to the weak side late last season and he improved. But he longed to play inside linebacker in a 3-4, especially behind a line that played a lot of two-gap football. "I'm strong as hell, but I'd rather not have to deal ...