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The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 17.6k votes 1.2k voters 22.5k 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
    700
    82

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

  • Dave Robinson2
    492
    60

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

  • Fred Carr3
    408
    57

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

  • Lee Roy Caffey4
    384
    62

    Lee Roy Caffey

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

  • Ted Hendricks5
    423
    78

    Seasons: 1974

  • Jim Carter6
    418
    80

    Jim Carter

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

  • George Koonce7
    378
    66

    George Koonce

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

  • Brian Noble8
    388
    70

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

  • Nick Barnett9
    431
    86

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

  • A. J. Hawk10
    506
    121

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

  • Randy Scott11
    327
    55

    Randy Scott

    Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

  • Dan Currie12
    343
    62

    Dan Currie

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

  • Rich Wingo13
    314
    53

    Rich Wingo

    Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

  • Desmond Bishop14
    334
    61

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2008

  • Bernardo Harris15
    298
    48

    Bernardo Harris

    Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

  • Clay Matthews III16
    620
    171

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

  • Fred Strickland17
    283
    44

    Fred Strickland

    Seasons: 1995, 1994

  • Wayne Simmons18
    273
    42

    Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

  • Gary Weaver19
    284
    46

    Gary Weaver

    Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

  • Ed O'Neil20
    292
    50

    Ed O'Neil

    Seasons: 1980

  • Tom MacLeod21
    275
    44

    Tom MacLeod

    Seasons: 1973

  • Tom Bettis22
    286
    49

    Tom Bettis

    Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955

  • Tom Toner23
    272
    46

    Tom Toner

    Seasons: 1977, 1975

  • John Dorsey24
    283
    55

    John Dorsey

    Seasons: 1988, 1986

  • Blake Martinez25
    446
    127

    Blake Martinez

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016