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Report: Montana DE-OLB Zack Wagenmann breaks foot in pre-draft workout

A defensive end/outside linebacker prospect who’s thought to have a shot at being selected in the later rounds of the draft has reportedly suffered a broken foot in a workout with an NFL club. Montana’s Zack Wagenmann is expected to miss eight weeks or more with the injury but is likely to be ready for…

2015 Draft Sleepers Who'd Fit Perfectly with the San Francisco 49ers

Some of San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke ’s best draft picks have been sleepers he picked in later rounds. He picked outside linebacker Aaron Lynch in the fifth round last year. Lynch was the 49ers’ best pass-rusher last...Show More Summary

Outside Linebacker an Underrated Need for Philadelphia Eagles in 2015 Draft

The Philadelphia Eagles solidified the outside linebacker position this offseason, or so we thought. The team reworked Connor Barwin ’s contract, ensuring the newly minted Pro Bowler will be around for a while, and re-signed BrandonShow More Summary

Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Countdown: Making the Case for OLB Eli Harold

The Pittsburgh Steelers aren't in as severe a crisis at outside linebacker as they were when the league year kicked off last month. Still, with just three players on the roster who have experience playing significant snaps at the position...Show More Summary

Chicago Bears Draft Countdown: Making the Case for Randy Gregory

The Chicago Bears struggled to get pressure on opposing quarterbacks last season, and they decided to address that issue in free agency by signing outside linebacker Pernell McPhee to help anchor the team's new 3-4 defense. In addition...Show More Summary

5 Best Options for Pittsburgh Steelers with the No. 22 Pick in 2015 Draft

The Pittsburgh Steelers have a history of building through the draft, and 2015 is no exception. In a class rich with talent at cornerback and outside linebacker, general manager Kevin Colbert has the opportunity to address the organization’s...Show More Summary

Giants waive two players, sign LB Ryan Jones

The Giants made a few pre-draft roster moves on Wednesday, signing linebacker Ryan Jones and waiving cornerback Josh Victorian and outside linebacker Paul Hazel. The club announced the moves on its website. Jones (6-4, 245) is a first-year pro from Montana Tech. He signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent last May but…

Justin Houston Contract: Latest News and Rumors on Negotiations with Chiefs

Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro outside linebacker Justin Houston will reportedly not be present for voluntary workouts beginning on April 20, perhaps as a means to exact leverage for a long-term contract. Continue for updates. Report: Houston...Show More Summary

Why Arthur Moats Is Pittsburgh Steelers' Most Overlooked 2015 Starter

In a draft filled with talented edge rushers, the Pittsburgh Steelers are in a good position to find a future starter at outside linebacker. Given the time it takes for pass rushers to develop, the keyword here is "future." Rather than...Show More Summary

2015 NFL mock draft: Trey Flowers to San Diego Chargers at No. 48

The Chargers have some work to do to replace two retired veterans at outside linebacker this year. In the competitive AFC West, the San Diego Chargers have some work to do with their pass-rushing personnel department to keep up with Peyton Manning and Denver. Show More Summary

B/R Exclusive: California 4-Star LB Bryce Youngquist Announces Current Top 10

California 4-star outside linebacker Bryce Youngquist has a current top 10, and if there's one thing that can be said, it's that he isn't afraid to play college football far away from home. The Rancho Cucamonga, California, linebacker...Show More Summary

Eli Harold among visitors to Steelers

Outside linebacker and cornerback are two spots that the Steelers are expected to address in the draft and they met with prospects at both positions in their first round of pre-draft visits on Wednesday. Mark Kaboly of the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reports that Virginia linebacker Eli Harold, Utah defensive end/linebacker Nate Orchard and Ole Miss cornerback…

2015 NFL Draft defensive end rankings: Even more pass rushers

The Florida junior is a complete defensive end with power and athleticism. The rest of the class is impressive, giving teams plenty of pass rushers and ends to pick from. Much like the outside linebacker/pass rusher position, defensive end is a loaded class in the 2015 NFL Draft. Show More Summary

Chiefs re-sign LB Josh Martin

Chiefs exclusive-rights free agent Josh Martin re-signed with the club on Monday, per the NFL’s personnel notice. A backup outside linebacker, the 23-year-old Martin notched 14 tackles in 14 games for Kansas City in 2014. A Columbia product, Martin (6-3, 245) was one of the Chiefs’ leading special teams tacklers a season ago. He’ll vie…

2015 NFL Draft outside linebacker rankings: This year's deepest position group

There are multiple outside linebackers poised to be taken high in the draft, including players like Nebraska's Randy Gregory and Clemson's Vic Beasley. Don't forget those weakside players either. Outside linebacker, pass rusher, EDGE. Show More Summary

49ers Linebacker Retires After Rookie Season Due to Brain Injury Concerns

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland told ESPN’s Outside the Lines on Monday that he is retiring from the NFL due to concerns about potential brain injuries sustained through the repetitive head trauma of playing in the league. Show More Summary

Pittsburgh Steelers: Identifying the Perfect Draft Replacement for Jason Worilds

Jason Worilds shocked the NFL world when he announced his retirement less than 24 hours into free agency. Although his announcement was a surprise, it did not alter the Pittsburgh Steelers’ plans to address the outside linebacker position. Kevin...Show More Summary

Big Pro Day Puts Denzel Perryman in Conversation for 2015 NFL Draft's Top ILB

They might not get the fat paychecks of their pass-rushing brethren on the outside, but as Luke Kuechly showed in winning Defensive Player of the Year honors two seasons ago, "tackle vacuum" linebackers still have plenty of value in the NFL. In that regard, the waters are muddy in this year's NFL draft. Show More Summary

Bears sign former Cardinals linebacker Sam Acho

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The Chicago Bears signed outside linebacker Sam Acho to a one-year contract Tuesday.

Lions LB DeAndre Levy Flew Upside Down Outside a Biplane, Is a Crazy Person

DeAndre Levy is neck-deep in another atavistic, offseason man-naissance. As you read this very sentence, odds are good that somewhere in the mountains, the Detroit Lions linebacker is icing his hands and watching the last rays of sunset...Show More Summary

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