In Dom Capers 3-4 defense, the inside linebacker position is key in calling signals in the huddle.  That job has belonged primarily to AJ Hawk over the past 3 seasons.  Hawk has been the subject of everything from criticism of his play after being the 5th overall selection in the 2006 NFL draft to the subject of trade rumors after he played a small handful of snaps following week 1 of the 2010 season.  Every year it seems as though Hawk comes into camp “in phenomenal shape” and “ready to emerge as a top-tier player”.  What many don’t realize is that what he does do on the field isn’t all about making tons of tackles and lighting up the highlight reel like a Ray Lewis in Baltimore does.  He’s rarely out of position and is...

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