The NFL Draft is my personal favorite time of year. Summertime? Lame. There’s no football. The holiday season? Not a chance. Christmas is for chumps. But late April, when I start to see people like Todd McShay and Mel Kiper on my TV screen more and more, until eventually that’s the only content I’m consuming in any form? That’s my holiday season. But for those who aren’t exactly in the spirit yet, I figured I should do my part to help nudge you closer to the insanity that is draft season. Over the course of the next few weeks, I’ll be releasing some NFL Draft cheat sheets to help people get familiarized with the names you’ll be hearing on draft weekend. This edition: linebackers. The traditional linebacker has fallen by the wayside a bit in recent years, but the NFL is always looking for versatile, fast, and athletic hybrid defenders which is what the linebacker position is beginning to turn into. Without further ado, let’s get cheatin’.
Previous Editions: Quarterbacks, Wide Receivers, Offensive Tackles, Tight Ends, Interior Offensive Linemen, Defensive Ends, Defensive Tackles