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Top Five: Middle linebackers in NFL history

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Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis announced Wednesday that he would retire at the end of this season. Where does he rank on this list of great middle/inside linebackers? 5. Patrick Willis » It might be too early to include the 49ers linebacker, but no one on this list was better in his first six years -- all Pro Bowl seasons. Willis is the only player to win the Butkus Award as a collegian (at...

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