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Should Washington Redskins Gamble on Signing Free Agent OLB Junior Galette?

The Washington Redskins have interest in outside linebacker Junior Galette, according to NFL Network's Albert Breer (h/t Curtis Crabtree of Pro Football Talk). Should the Redskins sign Galette to add to their pass rush? Where would he...Show More Summary

Who Will Stand out Along the Chicago Bears' Defensive Line During Training Camp?

Much of the talk this offseason surrounding the Chicago Bears and their switch to a 3-4 defense has focused on who will be rushing the quarterback from the outside linebacker position, but the Bears will need a few of their defensive...Show More Summary

Ryan Kerrigan, Redskins Agree to New Contract: Latest Details and Reaction

One day before the Washington Redskins open training camp, the team has agreed to a long-term deal with outside linebacker Ryan Kerrigan. Michael Phillips of the Richmond Times-Dispatch first reported the news, with Rob Carlin of Comcast...Show More Summary

Ryan Kerrigan signs five-year extension

Brian Orakpo signed with the Titans as a free agent this offseason, but his former partner at outside linebacker won’t be leaving Washington anytime soon. The Redskins announced Wednesday that they have agreed on a contract extension with Ryan Kerrigan, who was heading into the final year of his contract. Terms weren’t disclosed, but Ian…

Why Marcus Smith Has Everything to Prove in Philadelphia Eagles Training Camp

A lot of folks seem to be in a rush to label Philadelphia Eagles outside linebacker Marcus Smith a bust one season into his NFL career. Yet while that's hardly fair, it is true the 2014 first-round pick has everything to prove at training...Show More Summary

What Are Reasonable Rookie Expectations for New York Jets OLB Lorenzo Mauldin?

The New York Jets finally found a young, capable edge defender to plug into their 3-4 scheme. Now, the next hurdle is to find out how to get the most juice for their squeeze. Rookie outside linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin doesn't have the experience of veteran outside linebacker Calvin Pace, the man he will be replacing. Show More Summary

Shane Ray declares himself “100 percent” healed from toe problem

Broncos first-rounder Shane Ray fell to 23rd in the draft in part because of concerns about his health. But the rookie outside linebacker said that won’t be the case when training camp opens, as the toe problem that plagued him through the offseason is behind him. “I’m 100 percent—full go,” Ray said in comments distributed…

Insider Buzz: Players Say Galette Had Become 'Cancer' in Saints' Locker Room

The New Orleans Saints have released outside linebacker Junior Galette. Why did the team release one of its best defenders? Who can step up and replace him? Watch as Stephen Nelson gets the latest from Bleacher Report NFL analyst Matt Miller in the video above. Read more NFL news on BleacherReport.com

Jets feel “arrow is pointing up” for Quinton Coples

The Jets feel that veteran outside linebackers Jason Babin and Calvin Pace have “plenty of football left” and their optimism at the position extends to one of the younger members of the group as well. Quinton Coples is heading into his fourth season and the 2012 first-round pick hasn’t produced quite as much as some…

Justin Houston's New Contract Gives Chiefs Premier Pass-Rusher for Years to Come

Kansas City Chiefs outside linebacker Justin Houston has recorded 33 sacks since 2013, which is a herculean feat over such a short period of time. With Houston, however, the time allotted was even shorter. Houston missed five weeks in...Show More Summary

Power Ranking NFL Linebacker Depth Charts

Of all the glamour positions in the NFL, linebacker is usually not one of the options that come to mind quickly. Sure, pass-rushers are valuable, but interior linebackers are generally nondescript outside of the most elite players. A...Show More Summary

Justin Houston, Chiefs agree to record 6-year, $101 million deal

The Kansas City Chiefs locked up their All-Pro linebacker to a long-term contract. The Kansas City Chiefs have signed outside linebacker Justin Houston to a long-term contract, according to Adam Schefter. Houston will play on a six-year deal worth $101 million, including $52.5 million guaranteed. Show More Summary

Texas A&M and Arizona State will be perfect Week 1 tests for each other

College football season is so close that it's time to start breaking down the biggest games of FBS' opening Saturday. With true freshman at defensive tackle, rush end, safety, both linebacker positions, outside receiver, and quarterback, the 2014 Aggies fielded an exceptionally young team. Show More Summary

How the Chicago Bears Can Get the Most out of Jared Allen in 2015

They say you can't teach an old dog new tricks, but the Chicago Bears are hoping veteran Jared Allen can find new life as an outside linebacker this season. Kansas City drafted Allen in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL draft, and he registered 43 sacks in four seasons with the Chiefs as a 4-3 defensive end. Show More Summary

Jets believe veterans Calvin Pace and Jason Babin have “plenty left”

The Jets finished tied for sixth in sacks last season with 45 and are essentially banking on the same cast of outside linebackers again for 2015. They passed on Clemson edge rusher Vic Beasley at No. 6 overall in April’s draft, instead opting to bolster the defensive line with Leonard Williams. Gang Green may have…

LaMar Winston to Oregon: Ducks Land 4-Star OLB Prospect

Outside linebacker LaMar Winston announced his commitment to play college football at Oregon on Thursday via Twitter: The Portland, Oregon, native from Central Catholic High School is a 4-star prospect and the 18th-best outside linebacker...Show More Summary

Last-Minute Prediction: Where Will OLB LaMar Winston Play at the Next Level?

LaMar Winston, a 4-star outside linebacker according to 247Sports, will be committing to his college at The Opening. Bleacher Report college football analyst Michael Felder and recruiting analyst Damon Sayles offer their last-minute prediction for the talented youngster. Where will he go? Check out the video, and let us know! Read more College Football news on BleacherReport.com

Caleb Kelly Reveals Top 7: Odds on Where 5-Star OLB Lands

Caleb Kelly, one of the nation's top linebacker recruits, is putting his talents on display at The Opening in Oregon, and he's taken some time out of his busy week to release his latest list of top schools. The 5-star outside linebacker...Show More Summary

Philadelphia Eagles: Defensive Position-by-Position Depth Chart Analysis

Who will be the No. 2 cornerback for the Philadelphia Eagles in 2015? Who will emerge as the two starters from the logjam at interior linebacker? Who is the first man off the bench in the event of an injury at outside linebacker? Who...Show More Summary

Ranking Chicago Bears' Top 5 Sleepers to Watch in Camp

Much of the focus later this month at Chicago Bears training camp will be centered on big-name players like quarterback Jay Cutler, outside linebacker Jared Allen and free safety Antrel Rolle, but there are some sleepers to keep an eye...Show More Summary

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