When it comes to the Indianapolis Colts defense, the linebackers have a large responsibility and importance. Although the Colts have been leery about spending big money on linebackers in the past, the position can make or break the defense.
With that being said, the Colts look to have a promising young corp for coming years. While the lockout can be confusing when looking to next year's roster, I believe the Colts have enough stability to somewhat accurately predict next year's success.
Of course, this is barring injury, which dramatically affected the Colts defense in the last few years.
But as a Colts fan, one can only hope the law of averages will pan out.
So, let's take a look at the individuals that will be manning the middle of the field next year, and how that impacts the defense as a whole.