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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39 13
Deion Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Deion Jones

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

2
38 13
Jessie Tuggle is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

3
35 14
Keith Brooking is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999

4
17 2
Clay Matthews, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

5
32 13
Tommy Nobis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

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

6
31 16
Vic Beasley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Vic Beasley

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

7
16 3
Fulton Kuykendall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

8
27 13
De'Vondre Campbell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
De'Vondre Campbell

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

9
18 6
Sean Weatherspoon is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Sean Weatherspoon

Seasons: 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

10
18 7
Paul Worrilow is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Paul Worrilow

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

11
14 6
Greg Brezina is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968

12
14 6
John Rade is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
John Rade

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

13
15 7
Buddy Curry is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

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

14
13 6
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

15
7 1
Darryl Talley is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1995

16
11 5
Mike Peterson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

17
11 7
Justin Durant is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015

18
11 7
Kroy Biermann is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Kroy Biermann

Seasons: 2014, 2013

19
11 7
Curtis Lofton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

20
9 5
Al Richardson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Al Richardson

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

21
8 4
Don Hansen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Don Hansen

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

22
6 2
Tim Green is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

23
5 1
Henri Crockett is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Henri Crockett

Seasons:  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

24
9 6
O'Brien Schofield is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
O'Brien Schofield

Seasons: 2015

25
7 4
Demorrio Williams is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Demorrio Williams

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004