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Vikings free-agent focus: Linebackers

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While the free agent market at defensive end and defensive tackle hold some solid possibilities for the Vikings, linebacker isn't as strong with household names. Still, the Vikings have needs there with three free agents from their 2013 roster.

At outside linebacker, the top guys were tagged – Washington's Brian Orakpo was given the franchise tag and Jason Worilds the transition tag. After that, there just isn't a lot of surefire starters out on the open market. Middle linebacker holds a little more promise, both in available starters and in depth. Two of the possibilities already signed – D'Qwell Jackson with the Indianapolis Colts...

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