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The Best Atlanta Falcons Linebackers of All Time

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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  • 1

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

  • 2
    149
    63

    Deion Jones

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

  • 3

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

  • 4
    98
    47

    Keith Brooking

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

  • 5
    72
    41

    De'Vondre Campbell

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

  • 6

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

  • 7
    58
    34

    Sean Weatherspoon

    Seasons: 2016, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

  • 8

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

  • 9

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994

  • 10
    41
    28

    Paul Worrilow

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • 11

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

  • 12

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

  • 13
    30
    23

    Joel Williams

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

  • 14

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

  • 15
    60
    65

    Vic Beasley

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

  • 16
    18
    12

    Don Hansen

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

  • 17

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

  • 18
    19
    15

    Stephen Nicholas

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

  • 19
    23
    21

    John Rade

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

  • 20

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

  • 21
    23
    25

    Kroy Biermann

    Seasons: 2014, 2013

  • 22
    13
    12

    Demorrio Williams

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 23

    Seasons: 2013, 2012

  • 24

    Seasons: 1995

  • 25

    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000