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The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 16.9k votes 1.1k voters 20.4k 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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  • 1
    Ray Nitschke is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958

  • 2
    Dave Robinson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    53

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

  • 3
    Fred Carr is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    49

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

  • 4
    Lee Roy Caffey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    53

    Lee Roy Caffey

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

  • 5
    Jim Carter is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    68

    Jim Carter

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

  • 6
    Ted Hendricks is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    67

    Seasons: 1974

  • 7
    Brian Noble is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    60

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

  • 8
    George Koonce is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    58

    George Koonce

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

  • 9
    Nick Barnett is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    76

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

  • 10
    Randy Scott is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    47

    Randy Scott

    Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

  • 11
    Dan Currie is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    52

    Dan Currie

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

  • 12
    Bernardo Harris is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    38

    Bernardo Harris

    Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

  • 13
    Desmond Bishop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    51

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2008

  • 14
    Rich Wingo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    46

    Rich Wingo

    Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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    A. J. Hawk is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    109

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

  • 16
    Gary Weaver is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    38

    Gary Weaver

    Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

  • 17
    Fred Strickland is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    37

    Fred Strickland

    Seasons: 1995, 1994

  • 18
    Tom Bettis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    40

    Tom Bettis

    Seasons: 1957, 1956, 1955

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    Ed O'Neil is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    42

    Ed O'Neil

    Seasons: 1980

  • 20
    Tom MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    37

    Tom MacLeod

    Seasons: 1973

  • 21
    Tom Toner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    40

    Tom Toner

    Seasons: 1977, 1975

  • 22
    Wayne Simmons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    37

    Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

  • 23
    John Dorsey is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    51

    John Dorsey

    Seasons: 1988, 1986

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    Clay Matthews III is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    166

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

  • 25
    Blake Martinez is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Green Bay Packers Linebackers of All Time
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    118

    Blake Martinez

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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