Football The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time  

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Big fan of Dallas football? Then check out this list of Dallas Cowboys linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Dallas Cowboys history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Dallas 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 Cowboys LBs include DeMarcus Ware, Anthony Spencer, Bradie James, and Dat Nguyen.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Dallas Cowboys starting LBs and backup LBs are Tre'Von Johnson, Sean Lee, Jaylon Smith, and Damien Wilson.

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

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188 46
DeMarcus Ware is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

2
186 48
Lee Roy Jordan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

3
204 64
Sean Lee is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

4
121 45
Ken Norton, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

5
89 26
Thomas Henderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

6
93 33
D. D. Lewis is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

7
110 45
Dat Nguyen is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

8
86 32
Eugene Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

9
82 30
Bob Breunig is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

10
85 34
Dexter Coakley is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

11
68 36
Greg Ellis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006

12
52 26
Mike Hegman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

13
46 21
Darrin Smith is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

14
55 32
Bradie James is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

15
52 30
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989

16
53 31
Dave Edwards is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

17
54 36
Anthony Spencer is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

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

18
52 37
Anthony Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

19
32 21
Robert Jones is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time
Robert Jones

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

20
35 31
Randall Godfrey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

21
27 26
Dixon Edwards is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time
Dixon Edwards

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

22
30 32
Bruce Carter is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time
Bruce Carter

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012

23
34 38
Zach Thomas is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2008

24
33 37
J. J. Wilcox is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time
J.J. Wilcox

Seasons: 2015

25
28 33
Keith Brooking is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009