Originally posted on Fox Sports Arizona  |  Last updated 11/2/12
As a student of the game, it isnt surprising to learn that Arizona inside linebacker Daryl Washington likes to watch offseason video of the NFLs all-time greats. Jack Lambert, Ray Lewis and Mike Singletary are among the names on Washingtons viewing list. But so is someone who never played the position: The late Sean Taylor. Mind you, Taylor had traits that some of the best linebackers share. He displayed them during a four-year NFL career as a star safety with the Washington Redskins before his 2007 murder. Thats one of guys I always admired, Washington told FOXSports.com in a telephone interview. I like the way he played. He could run, hit and intimidate guys. I never considered myself as just a linebacker even in high school or college. I always considered myself just an athlete would could do many different things. Thats what I thought Sean Taylor was a big, physical guy. With the way he has dominated this season, Washington himself may someday become the prototype for wha...
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