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Jul 24, 2014; Hollywood, CA, USA; UCLA Bruins linebacker Eric Kendricks poses for a photo during the Pac-12 Media Day at the Studios at Paramount. Mandatory Credit: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports

Eric Kendricks. 31. player. 15. <p>Eric Kendricks is the most instinctive linebacker in this year’s NFL draft. He plays faster than any  stopwatch will tell you because he is an intuitive football player who knows what he is doing. This is a great read and react player who tackles perfectly.</p> <p>Kendricks is a strong player who can fight off blocks and make plays in the backfield. He doesn’t wait for the running back, he flies to him like a heat seeking missile.</p> <p>Kendricks is an every down linebacker. He has the athletic ability to stay on the field in passing situations. There is no doubt in my mind he will be exactly what the Saints need.</p>. Linebacker. UCLA

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