Scouts' Eye: A position of strength

Carolina's Jon Beason, Oakland's Trevor Scott and Cincinnati's Rey Maualuga (l-r) are keys to their respective linebacking corps. US Presswire

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Keeping with the theme here the past few weeks, let's examine some positional situations in the league. This week, we offer the first of a two-part look at linebackers.