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Inside The Denver Broncos’ Roster: The Hybrid Linebackers

Article By on 15th July, 2009

... one of the major differences is going to be the switch for some players from defensive end to a hybrid defensive end/rush linebacker.

One of the great debates of this offseason was who the Broncos would recruit to play such positions, and which players already on the roster would make the switch.

When dissecting Denver's previous group of defensive ends, it seemed that many, if not all of them, were qualified and perhaps better fit to play as rush linebackers in a 3-4 scheme.

The only problem is, these players will not only have to develop their craft as pass rushers standing up; they will have to learn how to excel in pass coverage.

For what the Broncos may lack in some other areas on defense, they definitely do n...

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