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Season in Review: Linebackers

Seau and Edwards celebrate (Getty Images)

Linebacker has been a strong suit for the San Diego Chargers in the past and with the addition of Donnie Edwards and emergence of rookie Ben Leber next to perennial Pro Bowler Junior Seau this year promised to be one of the best units ever. That is why they play the games.

Donnie Edwards, 6-2, 227 pounds, returned to where he grew up after six successful seasons in Kansas City. Edwards had five straight seasons with more than 100 tackles and did not disappoint in 2002. Edwards was by far the best defensive player the Chargers had on the field all season. He displayed his great sideline-to-sideline speed as he amassed 129 tackles to lead the Chargers with 5....

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