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Stewart Bradley, Chris Gocong Lead Young Philadelphia Eagles Linebackers

Published by on May 24, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

It may not be the second coming of the "Gang Green" defense, but a group of largely under-the-radar defensive players look to emerge in 2009.  The Eagle linebackers held their own in 2008, but this season, they have their sights set on making game-changing plays. 

At times last season, the Eagle linebackers were maligned for failing to create turnovers and record sacks.  Bradley, Gocong, Gaither and Jordan only accounted for 5.5 sacks, 1 interception and 2 forced fumbles.   

Despite the lack of big play making, the Eagle linebackers were a big part of earning the third ranked overall defense.  In critical situations, they did what they had to do.

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