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Sports Q: Who is the Patriots’ best linebacker?

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Who is the Patriots’ best linebacker?

Wow, that’s a tough one. Jamie Collins, Kyle Van Noy and Dont’a Hightower have played at an extraordinary individual level, and as a unit, the whole group has been exceptional.