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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233 52
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
216 55
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
239 75
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
145 51
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
103 33
Thomas Henderson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977

6
106 37
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
127 51
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
92 33
Bob Breunig is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

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

9
93 37
Eugene Lockhart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

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

10
98 42
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
76 41
Greg Ellis is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006

12
58 28
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
65 35
Bradie James is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

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

14
63 34
Jack Del Rio is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1990, 1989

15
54 27
Darrin Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

16
58 34
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
65 42
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
61 43
Anthony Hitchens is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

19
38 26
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
44 36
Randall Godfrey is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

21
42 43
Zach Thomas is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2008

22
31 30
Dixon Edwards is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time
Dixon Edwards

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

23
35 37
Keith Brooking is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009

24
38 42
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
33 39
Bruce Carter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Dallas Cowboys Linebackers Of All Time
Bruce Carter

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012