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The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 1.6k votes 135 voters 3.6k views70 items

Big fan of Arizona football? Then check out this list of Arizona Cardinals linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Arizona Cardinals history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Arizona defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers and outside (strong side or weakside) linebackers. Featuring some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Cardinals LBs include Karlos Dansby, Gerald Hayes, Ronald McKinnon, and Ken Harvey.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Arizona Cardinals starting LBs and backup LBs are Bryson, Albright, Deone Bucannon, Markus Golden, Chandler Jones, Gabe Martin, Haason Reddick, Edmond Robinson, and Scooby Wright. 

Who are the best linebackers in Arizona Cardinals history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Arizona Cardinals starting linebacker.

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  • 1
    62
    11

    Chandler Jones

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

  • 2
    42
    15

    Karlos Dansby

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2013, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 3
    31
    16

    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

  • 4
    28
    13

    Ken Harvey

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

     

  • 5
    31
    16

    Kareem Martin

    Seasons: 2017, 2015, 2014

  • 6
    25
    10

    Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

  • 7
    24
    9

    Seasons: 2014

     

  • 8
    21
    7

    Fred Wallner

    Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

  • 9
    19
    7

    Charles Baker

    Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980 

  • 10
    19
    8

    O'Brien Schofield

    Seasons: 2012

  • 11
    19
    9

    Seasons: 1992, 1991

  • 12
    18
    8

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

  • 13
    18
    9

    Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

  • 14
    14
    5

    Wilber Marshall

    Seasons: 1994

  • 15
    22
    14

    Deone Bucannon

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

  • 16
    17
    8

    Mark Arneson

    Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

  • 17
    16
    8

    Orlando Huff

    Seasons: 2006, 2005

  • 18
    16
    8

    Seasons: 2014, 2013

  • 19
    27
    23

    E.J. Junior

    Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

  • 20
    12
    5

    Seasons: 1984, 1979, 1978

  • 21
    10
    2

    Steve Neils

    Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

  • 22
    20
    16

    Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

  • 23
    15
    10

    Seasons: 2015, 2014

  • 24
    10
    4

    Nick Chickillo

    Seasons: 1953

  • 25
    15
    12

    Seasons: 2015