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Looking Back/Ahead: Linebackers

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We review 2013 with our good, bad, surprise and grade, plus take a look at what's ahead in 2014. The linebackers simply aren't good enough, despite the draft and financial investments in the position. That point was driven home when the only impact player, Clay Matthews, was injured.

In Part 7 of our season-ending review of the Green Bay Packers, we look back and ahead at linebacker. DEPTH CHART: 2013 OLB — Clay Matthews, Nick Perry, Mike Neal, Andy Mulumba and Nate Palmer. ILB — A.J. Hawk, Brad Jones, Jamari Lattimore and Victor Aiyewa. (Robert Francois and Sam Barrington on injured reserve.) UNDER CONTRACT: 2014 Matthews, Perry, Mulumba and Palmer; Hawk, Jones, Aiyewa... Recommended Stories

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