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The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.3k votes 234 voters 4.4k views 51 items

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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Justin Durant is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015

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Stephen Nicholas is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Stephen Nicholas

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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Cornelius Bennett is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

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Tim Green is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Demorrio Williams is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Demorrio Williams

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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Grady Allen is listed (or ranked) 31 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) 32 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Jesse Solomon

Seasons: 1993, 1992

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Aundray Bruce is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

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Marion Rushing is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1967, 1966

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Chris Draft is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

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Robert Pennywell is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Robert Pennywell

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Joplo Bartu is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Joplo Bartu

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013

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Ralph Ortega is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ralph Ortega

Seasons: 1977, 1976

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Ron George is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ron George

Seasons: 1996, 1994, 1993

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Michael Boley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Darion Conner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Darion Conner

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

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Matt Stewart is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002

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Robert Lyles is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Robert Lyles

Seasons: 1991, 1990

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David Frye is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
David Frye

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

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Ken Tippins is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ken Tippins

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

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Reggie Wilkes is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Reggie Wilkes

Seasons: 1987, 1986

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Bill Jobko is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Bill Jobko

Seasons: 1966

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Keith Newman is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Keith Newman

Seasons: 2003

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Ron Acks is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1971

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Ralph Heck is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time
Ralph Heck

Seasons: 1968, 1867