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Cleveland Browns defense may only need two starting linebackers

When the Cleveland Browns decided to release linebacker Jamie Collins, it opened a starting position on the defense. With Christian Kirksey and Joe Schobert manning two of the starting linebacker jobs, the other linebacker spot was expected to be filled during the offseason.

However, besides the Browns drafting two linebackers in the 2019 NFL Draft, it really has not been a position of focus for general manager John Dorsey and the rest of the front office.

And the reason why the third linebacker spot was not a major need for the Browns is because defensive coordinator Steve Wilks does not use the position often.