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Brinkley: Injury could've been career-ending

Jasper Brinkley (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

Middle linebacker Jasper Brinkley said his hip injury last year could have been career-ending. He talked about where he is now from a health perspective, regaining his instincts and getting back an on-field camaraderie with the other linebackers.

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