NFL Mock Draft 2015: Pre-Combine Projections

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30. Green Bay Packers

Jan 2, 2015; San Antonio, TX, USA; UCLA Bruins linebacker Eric Kendricks (6) sacks Kansas State Wildcats quarterback Jake Waters (15) during the first half of the 2015 Alamo Bowl at Alamodome. Mandatory Credit: Soobum Im-USA TODAY Sports

49. The Packers were much improved on defense in 2014, especially after Clay Matthews was moved to inside linebacker. Defensive coordinator Dom Capers will want to be able to move Matthews back outside where he truly dominates. With A.J. Hawk and Brad Jones potentially heading for the exit door, inside linebacker becomes an even bigger position of need for the Packers. With Bernardrick McKinney off the board, Eric Kendricks becomes a solid selection for Ted Thompson. He has great athleticism and is able to stop the run effectively, as well as roll in coverage.. ILB. UCLA. Eric Kendricks. 30. player

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