Football Players The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time  

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Big fan of Chicago football? Then check out this list of Chicago Bears linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Chicago Bears history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Chicago defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers, and outside (strong-side or weak-side) linebackers. Featuring some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Bears LBs include Brian Urlacher, Dick Butkus, Hunter Hillenmeyer, and Lance Briggs.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Chicago Bears starting LBs and backup LBs are Jonathan Anderson, Leonard Floyd, Jerrell Freeman, Isaiah Irving, Howard Jones, Nick Kwiatkoski, Pernell McPhee, Danny Trevathan, and Willie Young.

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

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Dick Butkus is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Brian Urlacher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Mike Singletary is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Lance Briggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Otis Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Bill George is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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58 21
Doug Buffone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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53 27
Ron Rivera is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Joe Fortunato is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Rosevelt Colvin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Danny Trevathan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Danny Trevathan Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Leonard Floyd is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Leonard Floyd

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25 14
George Connor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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22 12
Larry Morris is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Dante Jones is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Dante Jones

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22 13
Barry Minter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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21 12
Jim Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Sam Acho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Warrick Holdman is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Hunter Hillenmeyer is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Willie Young is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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Gary Campbell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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13 8
Tom Hicks is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Tom Hicks

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Waymond Bryant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Waymond Bryant

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Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Wilber Marshall Seasons: 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987

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Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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13 10
Ron Cox is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Ron Cox

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10 7
Joe Cain is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Joe Cain

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20 16
Pernell McPhee is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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19 15
Christian Jones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Christian Jones

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16 12
Nick Roach is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Nick Roach

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10 8
Al Harris is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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9 7
Bones Weatherly is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Bones Weatherly

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14 11
D. J. Williams is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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9 9
Chuck Howley is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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7 7
Frank Dempsey is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Frank Dempsey

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7 4
Roquan Smith is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Roquan Smith

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5 5
Vinson Smith is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Vinson Smith

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11 10
Pisa Tinoisamoa is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Pisa Tinoisamoa

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9 11
Sean Harris is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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5 7
Ross Brupbacher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Ross Brupbacher

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4 6
Stu Clarkson is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Stu Clarkson

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4 6
Fred Negus is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Fred Negus

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3 5
Wayne Hansen is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Wayne Hansen

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6 9
Bobbie Howard is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Bobbie Howard

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3 6
Bob Pifferini is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Bob Pifferini

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3 6
Don Rives is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Don Rives

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3 6
John Roper is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

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3 6
Jimmy Gunn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Jimmy Gunn

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10 13
Jerrell Freeman is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time