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Should we pursue a high end linebacker in free agency?


I was thinking about free agency and I decided to look up the free agents for this offseason. I wondered if we would switch to a 3-4 defense or remain a 4-3. Either way I think we should pursue a big name linebacker and when i say linebacker I mean a linebacker, not a defensive end turned into one. Here are a few names that sounded interesting, tell me what you think. I will put their 2011 stats below their names.

David Hawthorne MLB Seahawks

115 Tackles 2 Sacks 3 Ints (1 td)

D’Qwell Jackson MLB Browns

158 Tackles 3.5 Sacks 1 Int 1 Forced Fumble

Anthony Spencer OLB Cowboys

66 Tackles 6 Sacks 4 Forced Fumbles

Stephen Tulloch MLB Lions

111 Tackles 3 Sacks 2 Ints

E.J. Henderson MLB Vikings

109 Tackles 2 Sacks 3 Forced Fumbles

Kirk Morrison LB Bills (Had to include Captain Kirk)

7 Tackles 1 Sack

Eric Walden OLB Packers

60 Tackles 3 Sacks 1 Forced Fumble

Erin Henderson OLB Vikings

70 Tackles 1.5 Sacks 2 Forced Fumbles

Gary Guyton MLB Patriots

47 Tackles 1 Int

Ahmad Brooks OLB 49ers

50 Tackles 7 Sacks 1 Forced Fumble

Chris Chamberlain OLB Rams

80 Tackles 2 Sacks 1 Int 1 forced Fumble

Geno Hayes OLB Buccaneers

64 Tackles 1 Int 2 Forced Fumbles

Barrett Ruud MLB Titans

57 Tackles 1 Int

Rocky McIntosh LB Redskins

65 Tackles 1 Sack

I did not name anyone who was restricted or had exclusive rights. This is only a list of Unrestricted.

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