Football The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Buffalo football? Then check out this list of Buffalo Bills linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Buffalo Bills history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Buffalo 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 Bills LBs include Sam Rogers, Keith Ellison, Shane Conlan, and John Holecek.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Buffalo Bills starting LBs and backup LBs are Lorenzo Alexander, Deon Lacey, Matt Milano, and Tanner Vallejo. 

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

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1
780 18
Jack Laraway is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1960

2
42 18
Cornelius Bennett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

3
35 17
Darryl Talley is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

4
26 17
Bryce Paup is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995

5
33 25
London Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

6
21 13
Takeo Spikes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

7
26 19
Lorenzo Alexander is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

8
20 13
Chris Spielman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996

9
27 21
Jerry Hughes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2013

10
26 20
Shane Conlan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

11
21 15
Paul Posluszny is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

12
18 13
Ray Bentley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

13
20 17
Jim Haslett is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

14
14 10
Archie Matsos is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1962, 1961, 1960

15
17 14
Nigel Bradham is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

16
10 6
Harry Jacobs is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time
Harry Jacobs

Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

17
13 10
Mike Stratton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

18
21 20
Preston Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014 

19
15 13
Zach Brown is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016

20
9 6
Carlton Bailey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time
Carlton Bailey

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990

21
13 11
Eugene Marve is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time
Eugene Marve

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

22
16 15
Shane Nelson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time

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

23
11 9
Lucius Sanford is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time
Lucius Sanford

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

24
15 14
John Holecek is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time
John Holecek

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

25
14 13
Chris Kelsay is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Buffalo Bills Linebackers of All Time
Chris Kelsay

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010