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The Best Denver Broncos Linebackers of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 5.5k votes 763 voters 20.7k views60 items

Big fan of Denver football? Then check out this list of Denver Broncos linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Denver Broncos history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Denver 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 Broncos LBs include Wesley Woodyard, D. J. Williams, Karl Mecklenburg, and Simon Fletcher.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Denver Broncos starting LBs and backup LBs are Brandon Marshall, Von Miller, Deiontrez Mount, Shane Ray, and DeMarcus Walker. 

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

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  • 26
    25
    19

    Steve Busick

    Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

  • 27
    58
    64

    Todd Davis

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

  • 28
    21
    19

    Ray May

    Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973

  • 29
    20
    18

    Rob Nairne

    Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978

  • 30
    18
    16

    Bill Roehnelt

    Seasons: 1962

  • 31
    18
    16

    Seasons: 1961, 1960

  • 32
    18
    17

    John Nocera

    Seasons: 1963

  • 33
    17
    16

    Jim Fraser

    Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962

  • 34
    19
    18

    John Bramlett

    Seasons: 1966, 1965

  • 35
    16
    15

    Jerry Hopkins

    Seasons: 1966, 1965, 1964

  • 36
    21
    24

    Bill Laskey

    Seasons: 1974, 1973

  • 37
    26
    31

    Seasons: 1960

  • 38
    20
    22

    Seasons: 1973, 1972

  • 39
    19
    22

    Ken Woodard

    Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

  • 40
    21
    26

    Allen Aldridge

    Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

  • 41
    15
    17

    John Huard

    Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967

  • 42
    18
    22

    Jerry Stalcup

    Seasons: 1961

  • 43
    26
    36

    Seasons:  2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

  • 44
    16
    22

    Glenn Cadrez

    Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

  • 45
    12
    17

    Gene Jeter

    Seasons: 1966

  • 46
    16
    24

    Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

  • 47
    12
    21

    Larry Evans

    Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

  • 48
    18
    31

    Nate Irving

    Seasons: 2014, 2013

  • 49
    15
    30

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

  • 50
    8
    21

    David Wyman

    Seasons: 1995, 1993