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Mauti appreciates the chance to compete again

After three knee surgeries, rookie LB Michael Mauti is back on the field hoping to carve out an NFL career.

Whenever an NFL team looks at rookie prospects they might be interested in drafting, there are "red flags" that can derail the interest. They can be mental red flags – a player simply isn't intelligent enough to pick up a complicated NFL system. They can be off-the-field issues that lower a player's stock. They can be physical in terms of injuries and durability questions. To watch game...

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