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Positional Analysis: Linebacker

LB Lance Briggs

The Bears have two of the best linebackers in the game and a third that's coming into his own. However, the depth at the position is something the team plans to address in the off-season.

LINEBACKERS: Starters - WLB Lance Briggs, MLB Brian Urlacher, SLB Hunter Hillenmeyer. Backups - Leon Joe, Brendon Ayanbadejo, Jeremy Cain. Injured backups - Joe Odom, Marcus Reese. Briggs and Urlacher may be the best linebacker tandem in the NFL. Urlacher, the NFL's defensive player of the year, had 171 tackles this season, one more than Briggs. Both are every-down players who have excellent...

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