NFL The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Atlanta football? Then check out this list of Atlanta Falcons linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Atlanta Falcons history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Atlanta 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 Falcons LBs include Keith Brooking, John Rade, Jessie Tuggle, and Tommy Nobis.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Atlanta Falcons starting LBs and backup LBs are Vic Beasley, De'Vondre Campbell, Deion Jones, LaRoy Reynolds, and Duke Riley. 

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

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Vic Beasley is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Vic Beasley Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Deion Jones is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Deion Jones Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Keith Brooking is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Keith Brooking Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999

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De'Vondre Campbell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
De'Vondre Campbell Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Jessie Tuggle is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Jessie Tuggle Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

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Tommy Nobis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Tommy Nobis Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

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John Rade is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
John Rade Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Sean Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Sean Weatherspoon Seasons: 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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Greg Brezina is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Greg Brezina Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

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Tyson Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Tyson Jackson Seasons: 2016, 2015 

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Fulton Kuykendall is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Fulton Kuykendall Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Buddy Curry is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Buddy Curry Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Paul Worrilow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Paul Worrilow Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Joel Williams is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Joel Williams Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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Justin Durant is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Justin Durant Seasons: 2015

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Akeem Dent is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Akeem Dent Seasons: 2013, 2012

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Stephen Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Stephen Nicholas Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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Kroy Biermann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Kroy Biermann Seasons: 2014, 2013

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Al Richardson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Al Richardson Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Mike Peterson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Mike Peterson Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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O'Brien Schofield is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
O'Brien Schofield Seasons: 2015

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Don Hansen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Don Hansen Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

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Clay Matthews, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Clay Matthews, Jr. Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

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Joplo Bartu is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Joplo Bartu Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013

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Michael Boley is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Michael Boley Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Curtis Lofton is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Curtis Lofton Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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Demorrio Williams is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Demorrio Williams Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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David Frye is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
David Frye Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

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Darion Conner is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Darion Conner Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

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Darryl Talley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Darryl Talley Seasons: 1995

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Ken Tippins is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ken Tippins Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

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Keith Newman is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Keith Newman Seasons: 2003

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Marion Rushing is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Marion Rushing Seasons: 1967, 1966

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Ralph Ortega is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ralph Ortega Seasons: 1977, 1976

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Chris Draft is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Chris Draft Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

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Matt Stewart is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Matt Stewart Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

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John Holecek is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
John Holecek Seasons: 2002

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Robert Pennywell is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Robert Pennywell Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Ralph Heck is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ralph Heck Seasons: 1968, 1867

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Ron Acks is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ron Acks Seasons: 1971

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Bill Jobko is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Bill Jobko Seasons: 1966

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Tim Green is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Tim Green Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Grady Allen is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Grady Allen Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968

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Jesse Solomon is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Jesse Solomon Seasons: 1993, 1992

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Henri Crockett is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Henri Crockett Seasons:  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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Sam Rogers is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Sam Rogers Seasons: 2003, 2002

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Robert Lyles is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Robert Lyles Seasons: 1991, 1990

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Ron George is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ron George Seasons: 1996, 1994, 1993

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Reggie Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Reggie Wilkes Seasons: 1987, 1986

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Aundray Bruce is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Aundray Bruce Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988