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Position Series: Inside Linebackers In-Depth

LB Desmond Bishop (Tom Hauck/Getty)

Do-it-all Desmond Bishop leads the way at a position group with tremendous depth with the addition of a rookie and two veterans. However, what the coaches don't say — and the numbers do say — about A.J. Hawk is telling.

Leader of the Pack Desmond Bishop: It took Bishop three seasons to break into the starting lineup. He's made up for lost time, with 263 tackles, eight sacks, one interception and four forced fumbles while starting 25 games over the last two seasons. Last season, he was second among NFL inside/middle linebackers with five sacks, and he led or tied for the team lead in tackles in nine of his 1... Recommended Stories

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