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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336 75
Brian Urlacher is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

2
298 63
Mike Singletary is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

3
318 70
Dick Butkus is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

4
180 49
Lance Briggs is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

5
140 39
Otis Wilson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

6
63 8
Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987

7
106 29
Bill George is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

8
89 30
Doug Buffone is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

9
61 20
Roquan Smith is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Roquan Smith

10
85 40
Danny Trevathan is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

11
87 49
Leonard Floyd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

12
81 49
Ron Rivera is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

13
57 32
Joe Fortunato is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

14
49 29
Rosevelt Colvin is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

15
39 21
George Connor is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

16
51 34
Hunter Hillenmeyer is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

17
38 22
Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

18
35 20
Jim Morrissey is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

19
24 13
Al Harris is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

20
32 21
Warrick Holdman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

21
33 23
Barry Minter is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

22
36 26
Pernell McPhee is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

23
35 26
Willie Young is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

24
39 31
Sam Acho is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time

25
30 23
Nick Roach is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Linebackers Of All Time
Nick Roach