Carolina's LB rotation 

July, 18, 2013
7/18/13
10:48
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This time of year is full of optimism for just about every NFL team's fanbase -- even those with more modestly skilled teams can be hopeful for an eight- or nine-win campaign -- but the cold reality of injuries will ruin those happy projections. This will almost certainly be true again for the Carolina Panthers at linebacker; if everyone stays healthy, this may be one of the best groups at the position in the league, but that's a big "if."