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Griffen eying a starting (linebacker) spot

Everson Griffen (Bruce Kluckhohn/US Presswire)

Athletic defender Everson Griffen wants to see the field more often and believes it's possible he could win a starting linebacker spot this year, despite just making the transition from defensive end. That transformation is starting in earnest at training camp.

Everson Griffen said his goal was to be a starter by his third NFL season and he's not backing down from it. Even with his move from defensive end to linebacker. "Anything is possible. There's nothing impossible," Griffen said Friday after going through his first training camp practice as a full-time linebacker. "Football, people thought I couldn't make it to the league. That was impossible, but... Recommended Stories