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Best Middle Linebackers in NFL History

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Middle Linebackers are considered the quarterbacks of the defense. The signal callers on the defensive side of the ball. Their leadership, intelligence and intangibles are every bit as important to the position as their athletic ability.  

That is not to say that the position isn’t also known for their hard hitting, intimidating physical style of play. From the “Monsters of the Midway” to the “Steel Curtain” to today’s great middle linebackers. Every great defense in league history has been led by a tremendously influential and productive leader in the middle of the field.

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About Vince Corcoran

Vincent played four varsity sports in high school instilling in him a respect for all sports and the athletes who play them. Vince was born and lived in his youth, overseas giving him a well rounded knowledge of many world wide sports. If you made him choose he would say that his biggest love would be college basketball but he is knowledgeable and maintains an interest in a variety sports.

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