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The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time  

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

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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

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

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

6
Larry Stallings is listed (or ranked) 6 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

7
Dale Meinert is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

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

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

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

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

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

10
E.J. Junior is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time
E.J. Junior

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

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

Seasons:  2016, 2015, 2014

12
Alex Okafor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014

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

Seasons: 2015

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

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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

Seasons: 2017, 2015, 2014

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

Seasons: 2005, 2004

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

Seasons: 1957

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

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

19
Freddie Joe Nunn is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Arizona Cardinals Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991

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

Seasons: 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951

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

Seasons: 2014, 2013

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

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

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

Seasons: 2011, 2010

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

Seasons: 1984, 1979, 1978

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

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