Three Questions: Kansas City Chiefs Linebackers

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Jan 23, 2014; Honolulu, HI, USA; Carolina Panthers coach Ron Rivera (left) and Kansas City Chiefs linebacker Justin Houston (50) at practice for the 2014 Pro Bowl at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Mandatory Credit: Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

We are now 23 days away from the opening of training camp and the unofficial start of the 2014 NFL season. To help get us ready for the season we are asking three questions of every position group on the team to help get an idea of what to look for when training camp starts.

Today we take a look at the linebackers, a position group that has not received a lot of attention over the offseason but may be pivotal to the improvement of the team. Last season a lack of depth hurt what the Chiefs could do on defense. This especially become true when Justin Houston went out with an injury and Tamba Hali started running out of gas in the second half of the season. The response was to use a first round pick on pass rusher Dee Ford and a sign Joe Mays to replace the departing Akeem Jordan.

With that in mind, what are some of the questions surrounding the linebacker crew? Let’s digest.

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