Football The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Green Bay football? Then check out this list of Green Bay Packers linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Green Bay Packers history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Green Bay 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 Packers LBs include Ray Nitschke, Dave Robinson, A. J. Hawk, and Nick Barnett.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Green Bay Packers starting LBs and backup LBs are Vince Biegel, Kyler Fackrell, Blake Martinez, Clay Matthews, Chris Odom, Nick Perry, and Jake Ryan. 

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

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Ray Nitschke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Ray Nitschke Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

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113 10
Dave Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Dave Robinson Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

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108 11
Brian Noble is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Brian Noble Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

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96 9
Jim Carter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Jim Carter Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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107 11
Nick Barnett is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Nick Barnett Seasons:  2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Clay Matthews III Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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89 8
Lee Roy Caffey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Lee Roy Caffey Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

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88 8
Desmond Bishop is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Desmond Bishop Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2008

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87 8
Dan Currie is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Dan Currie Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

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98 10
Fred Carr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Fred Carr Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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Nick Perry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Nick Perry Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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96 10
Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Ted Hendricks Seasons: 1974

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85 8
John Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
John Dorsey Seasons: 1988, 1986

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84 8
Bob Forte is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Bob Forte Seasons: 1953, 1952

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113 14
A. J. Hawk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
A. J. Hawk Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

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89 9
Randy Scott is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Randy Scott Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

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83 8
Wayne Simmons is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Wayne Simmons Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

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98 11
Blake Martinez is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Blake Martinez Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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86 9
Mike Douglass is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Mike Douglass Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

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95 11
George Koonce is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
George Koonce Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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68 6
Bob Summerhays is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Bob Summerhays Seasons: 1951, 1950, 1949

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79 8
Tom Bettis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Tom Bettis Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955

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88 10
Johnny Holland is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Johnny Holland Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

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86 10
Tony Bennett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Tony Bennett Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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73 8
Rich Wingo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Rich Wingo Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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68 7
Bernardo Harris is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Bernardo Harris Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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80 10
Aaron Kampman is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Aaron Kampman Seasons: 2009

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61 6
Brian Williams is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Brian Williams Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

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92 14
John Anderson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
John Anderson Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

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72 9
Fred Strickland is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Fred Strickland Seasons: 1995, 1994

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71 9
Ed O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Ed O'Neil Seasons: 1980

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66 8
Tom Toner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Tom Toner Seasons: 1977, 1975

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Tim Harris is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Tim Harris Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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69 9
Tom MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Tom MacLeod Seasons: 1973

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Jake Ryan is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Jake Ryan Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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71 10
Gary Weaver is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Gary Weaver Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

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63 8
Hannibal Navies is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Hannibal Navies Seasons: 2004, 2003

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Sam Barrington is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Sam Barrington Seasons: 2015, 2014

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57 7
Bill Forester is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Bill Forester Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1954

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59 8
Deral Teteak is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Deral Teteak Seasons: 1955, 1952

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51 7
Sam Palumbo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Sam Palumbo Seasons: 1957

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55 9
Brad Jones is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Brad Jones Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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51 9
Robert Thomas is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Robert Thomas Seasons: 2005

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36 6
Clayton Tonnemaker is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Clayton Tonnemaker Seasons: 1954, 1953, 1950

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31 5
Scott Stephen is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Scott Stephen Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

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37 10
Frank Zombo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Frank Zombo Seasons: 2011, 2010

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26 5
Na'il Diggs is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Na'il Diggs Seasons:  2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

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26 6
Hardy Nickerson is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Hardy Nickerson Seasons: 2002

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25 9
Brady Poppinga is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Brady Poppinga Seasons:  2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Mike Neal is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
Mike Neal Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013