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The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 916 votes 112 voters 2.9k views 72 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.

list ordered by
1
Chandler Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Chandler Jones

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

2
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Karlos Dansby

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

3
Ronald McKinnon is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

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

4
Ken Harvey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Ken Harvey

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

 

5
Larry Stallings is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

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

6
Deone Bucannon is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Deone Bucannon

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

7
E.J. Junior is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
E.J. Junior

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

8
Dale Meinert is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

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

9
Mark Arneson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Mark Arneson

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

10
John Abraham is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013

11
LaMarr Woodley is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015

12
Freddie Joe Nunn is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991

13
Gerald Hayes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

14
Chike Okeafor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

15
Daryl Washington is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

16
Jamir Miller is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

17
Paris Lenon is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Paris Lenon

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

18
Alex Okafor is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014

19
Kareem Martin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Kareem Martin

Seasons: 2017, 2015, 2014

20
Bill Koman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

21
Sam Acho is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

22
Seth Joyner is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

23
Kevin Minter is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  2016, 2015, 2014

24
Eric Hill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

25
Fred Wallner is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
Fred Wallner

Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951