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The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 17.0k votes 1.2k voters 23.4k views55 items

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.

Featuring 2018-2019 Packers LBs and some of the greatest linebackers of all time, the best Packers LBs include Dave Robinson, Jim Carter, Nick Perry, and Blake Martinez, among plenty of other NFL greats.

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 Nitschke1
    676
    85

    Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

  • Dave Robinson2
    480
    61

    Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

  • Fred Carr3
    401
    58

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

  • Lee Roy Caffey4
    372
    61

    Lee Roy Caffey

    Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

  • Ted Hendricks5
    412
    75

    Seasons: 1974

  • Jim Carter6
    400
    77

    Jim Carter

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

  • Brian Noble7
    374
    68

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

  • Nick Barnett8
    414
    84

    Seasons:  2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

  • George Koonce9
    363
    66

    George Koonce

    Seasons: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

  • Randy Scott10
    317
    53

    Randy Scott

    Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

  • A. J. Hawk11
    495
    121

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

  • Dan Currie12
    330
    59

    Dan Currie

    Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

  • Rich Wingo13
    305
    51

    Rich Wingo

    Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

  • Desmond Bishop14
    322
    58

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2008

  • Bernardo Harris15
    288
    46

    Bernardo Harris

    Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

  • Fred Strickland16
    274
    42

    Fred Strickland

    Seasons: 1995, 1994

  • Clay Matthews III17
    600
    169

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

  • Wayne Simmons18
    265
    40

    Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

  • Gary Weaver19
    275
    44

    Gary Weaver

    Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

  • Tom Bettis20
    276
    47

    Tom Bettis

    Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955

  • Ed O'Neil21
    282
    50

    Ed O'Neil

    Seasons: 1980

  • Tom MacLeod22
    266
    44

    Tom MacLeod

    Seasons: 1973

  • Tom Toner23
    262
    44

    Tom Toner

    Seasons: 1977, 1975

  • John Dorsey24
    274
    52

    John Dorsey

    Seasons: 1988, 1986

  • Blake Martinez25
    427
    125

    Blake Martinez

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016