Football The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Baltimore football? Then check out this list of Baltimore Ravens linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Baltimore Ravens history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Baltimore 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 Ravens LBs include Ray Lewis, Peter Boulware, Jarret Johnson, and Cornell Brown.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Baltimore Ravens starting LBs and backup LBs are Terrell Suggs, Tyus Bowser, Bam Bradley, Kamalei Correa, Matt Judon, Albert McClellan, C. J. Mosley, Za'Darius Smith, and Tim Williams. 

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

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Ray Lewis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

Raymond Anthony Lewis, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for ...more

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Terrell Suggs is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

Terrell Raymonn Suggs, nicknamed T-Sizzle or Sizzle, is an American football outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for Arizona ...more

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Peter Boulware is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

Peter Nicholas Boulware is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for nine seasons. He played college football for ...more

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Elvis Dumervil is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

Elvis Kool Dumervil is an American football outside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Louisville and was ...more

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C.J. Mosley is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 

C.J. Mosley is an American football linebacker for the Alabama Crimson Tide.

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Bart Scott is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Bartholomew Edward Scott is a former American football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for eleven seasons. After playing college football for Southern Illinois ...more

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Matt Judon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Matt Judon

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Jamie Sharper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

Harry James Sharper, Jr. is a former American football player who played in the NFL from 1997 through 2005. He played college football at the University of Virginia. He is the older brother of ...more

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Patrick Onwuasor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Patrick Onwuasor

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Jarret Johnson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

Jarret Webster Johnson is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League. He was drafted in the fourth round in the 2003 NFL Draft by the Baltimore Ravens and ...more

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Adalius Thomas is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

Adalius Donquail Thomas is a former American football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for ten seasons. He played college football for the University of Southern ...more

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Jameel McClain is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

Jameel Leshawn McClain is an American football linebacker for the New York Giants of the National Football League. After playing college football for Syracuse University, McClain was signed by ...more

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Albert McClellan is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2012, 2011

Albert Jamel McClellan is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens. He played college football at Marshall University from 2005 to 2009, and was signed as an undrafted free agent ...more

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Dannell Ellerbe is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Dannell Ellerbe

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

Dannell Antonio Ellerbe is an American football linebacker for the New Orleans Saints of the National Football League. He was signed by the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent in 2009 ...more

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Daryl Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013

Daryl Lamont Smith is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the second round of the 2004 NFL ...more

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Courtney Upshaw is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

Courtney Upshaw is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens. Upshaw was picked 35th overall in the 2012 NFL Draft.

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Edgerton Hartwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Ed Hartwell
Edgerton "Ed" Hartwell, II is a former American football linebacker. He played college football at Western Illinois and was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round of the ...more

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Zach Orr is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Zach Orr
Zachary Orr (born June 9, 1992) is a former American football linebacker who played three seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at North Texas and signed with ...more

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Cornell Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002, 1999, 1998, 1997

Cornell Desmond Brown is a former American college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for seven seasons. He played college football for ...more

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Tavares Gooden is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Tavares Gooden

Seasons: 2009

Tavares Gooden is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the third round of the 2008 NFL Draft. ...more

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Tommy Polley is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Tommy Polley

Seasons: 2005

Tommy William Polley is a former American football player who spent six seasons in the NFL. He originally played for the St. Louis Rams from 2001 to 2004 before signing with the Ravens as a free ...more

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Bernardo Harris is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Bernardo Harris

Seasons: 2002

Bernardo Harris is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League. He attended Chapel Hill High School, graduating in 1990. He was recruited by Mack Brown to play at the ...more

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Keith Goganious is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1996

Keith Lorenzo Goganious is a college football coach. As of January 2013 he is serving as head coach of the Bishop McNamara High School Mustangs football team. He formerly served as Assistant ...more

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Mike Caldwell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Mike Caldwell

Seasons: 1996

Isaiah "Mike" Caldwell, Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played 11 seasons in the National Football League. He played college football at Middle Tennessee State ...more

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Mike Croel is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Baltimore Ravens Linebackers of All Time
Mike Croel

Seasons: 1996

Michael Croel is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League and the XFL.