Denver Broncos: Who Will and Won't Be Backing Up the Defensive Line in 2011

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Denver Broncos: Who Will and Won't Be Backing Up the Defensive Line in 2011
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With the switch back to the 4-3 defense, we will see some major changes at the linebacker position.

Our two best outside linebackers in the 3-4, Elvis Dumervil and Robert Ayers, will be most likely moving to the DE positions.

This means the Broncos have to provide the support from the linebacking position needed to plug the holes and also be able to cover the TEs and the RBs out of the backfield.

They also have to stop the run at the point of attack and make sure the middle of the field is covered.

One of the many questions needing to be answered: Do we have enough 4-3 linebacking talent currently on the roster? I don't think so, and that is why this position will also have to be addressed in the draft, along with the DL, which we covered in my last segment on the defense.

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