I like the 3-4 defense. I like how creative a team can be with its blitzes. á I like having more playmakers on the field at the linebacker spot. á I like rangy, athletic linebackers who can lay a hit or make a pick with soft hands. á I like the zone-blitz packages that rattle young quarterbacks. á I like the 3-4 defense when it's done well. Kansas City does not play the 3-4 well. á When the Chiefs made Clancy Pendergast, formerly of the Arizona Cardinals, their defensive coordinator, it became immediately clear the speculation of the franchise moving to a 3-4 was a reality. With the entire offseason ahead of him, General Manager Scott Pioli had to acquire the tools to make this transition work. á Perhaps the greatest card in the Chiefs' hand was the third-overall pick in the draft. I ...
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