March 2, 2007

Spring peek: LBs have talent, depth

Jon Beason left early for the NFL, but otherwise the linebacker corps returns intact.

And there will be fierce competition throughout the spring as players try and solidify starting jobs heading into the fall.

Coaches want to get the best three linebackers on the field together and strive to teach each player multiple positions. So don't be surprised if there's a lot of movement on the linebacker depth chart throughout the spring.

And there's plenty of experience here.

It appears two of the likely starters will be Darryl Sharpton and Tavares Gooden.

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