3-4 defenses will find help in first round
Each weekday from now through the draft, I'm looking forward to providing what we're calling the Scouts Inc. Nickel Package. The goal is to zoom in on recent draft trends and certain areas of the 2011 draft class in order to highlight five players who contribute in various ways.
Today's list takes a look at the top prospects who would fit as 3-4 outside linebackers. The ESPN.com NFL experts have unveiled their linebacker power rankings and the list is heavy on 3-4 OLBs, so what better time to look at the best at that position?
Which standout pass rushers are at the top of the list? Who are the versatile prospects who look like good fits on the outside in a 3-4? Todd McShay has the answers for ESPN Insiders.