Football The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Cleveland football? Then check out this list of Cleveland Browns linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Cleveland Browns history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Cleveland 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 Browns LBs include D'Qwell Jackson, Dick Ambrose, Andra Davis, and Kamerion Wimbley.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Cleveland Browns starting LBs and backup LBs are Dominique Alexander, B. J. Bello, James Burgess, Jeremy Cash, Jamie Collins, Christian Kirksey, and Joe Schobert. 

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

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1
28 8
Chip Banks is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

 

2
28 10
Mike Johnson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

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

3
21 5
Andra Davis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

4
22 6
Dick Ambrose is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

5
26 10
Joe Schobert is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
Joe Schobert

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

6
21 6
Eddie Johnson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

7
24 9
D'Qwell Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
D'Qwell Jackson

Seasons:  2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

8
18 4
Jim Houston is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

9
28 13
Christian Kirksey is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
Christian Kirksey

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

10
19 6
Willie McGinest is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006

11
20 7
Vince Costello is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

12
15 3
Galen Fiss is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956

13
13 2
Pepper Johnson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

14
19 8
Paul Kruger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013

15
19 8
Jamie Collins is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016

16
22 11
Nate Orchard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

17
15 5
Charlie Hall is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
Charlie Hall

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

18
19 9
Kamerion Wimbley is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

19
13 5
Demario Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
Demario Davis

Seasons: 2016

20
8 1
Chris Gocong is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

21
12 5
Craig Robertson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
Craig Robertson

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

22
12 5
Walt Michaels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952

23
9 3
Scott Fujita is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

24
9 3
Robert Jackson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979,

25
14 8
Cam Johnson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Cleveland Browns Linebackers of All Time
Cam Johnson

Seasons: 2016