4-3 linebackers are not in vogue

Originally Published: April 24, 2010
By Len Pasquarelli | ESPN.com

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- It used to be the glamour position for NFL defenses. Teams sought playmaking linebackers who could sack the quarterback, knock the ball loose and possibly recover the fumble and stuff the run.

But it seems like they don't make 'em like that anymore.

After the first two days of this year's draft, with the primary rounds already in the books, it appears they don't choose 'em that way anymore, either.

"The [linebacker] position has evolved," said Jacksonville ...

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