Football The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Indianapolis football? Then check out this list of Indianapolis Colts linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Indianapolis Colts history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Indianapolis 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 Colts LBs include Ted Hendricks, Gary Brackett, Rob Morris, and Duane Bickett.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Indianapolis Colts starting LBs and backup LBs are Tarell Basham, Jeremiah George, Antonio Morrison, Jermaine Grace, Jabaal Sheard, John Simon, and Anthony Walker Jr. 

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

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Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Robert Mathis Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Gary Brackett Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Duane Bickett Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

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Barry Krauss is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Barry Krauss Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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Antonio Morrison is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Antonio Morrison Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Bill Pellington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Bill Pellington Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

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Rob Morris is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Rob Morris Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001

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Jerrell Freeman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Jerrell Freeman Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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Tom MacLeod is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Tom MacLeod Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973

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D'Qwell Jackson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
D'Qwell Jackson Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014

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Don Shinnick is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Don Shinnick Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

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Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Dwight Freeney Seasons: 2012

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Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Mike Curtis Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

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Jonathan Bostic is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Jonathan Bostic Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Quentin Coryatt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Quentin Coryatt Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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Jeff Herrod is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Jeff Herrod Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

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Cliff Odom is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Cliff Odom Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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Pat Angerer is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Pat Angerer Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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Johnie Cooks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Johnie Cooks Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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Kavell Conner is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Kavell Conner Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

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Cato June is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Cato June Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

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Steve Stonebreaker is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Steve Stonebreaker Seasons: 1965, 1964

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John Simon is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
John Simon Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Sanders Shiver is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Sanders Shiver Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

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Erik Walden is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Erik Walden Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Jabaal Sheard is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Jabaal Sheard Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Clint Session is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Clint Session Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

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Björn Werner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Björn Werner Seasons: 2014, 2013

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Fredd Young is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Fredd Young Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988

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Edwin Jackson is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Edwin Jackson Seasons: 2016

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Dwight Hollier is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Dwight Hollier Seasons: 2000

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Joe Campanella is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Joe Campanella Seasons: 1955, 1954

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Greg Bracelin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Greg Bracelin Seasons: 1984

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Dick Szymanski is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Dick Szymanski Seasons: 1960, 1959

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O'Brien Alston is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
O'Brien Alston Seasons: 1989, 1988

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Mike Peterson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Mike Peterson Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999

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Cornelius Bennett is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Cornelius Bennett Seasons: 2000, 1999

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David Thornton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
David Thornton Seasons:  2005, 2004, 2003

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Sisto Averno is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Sisto Averno Seasons: 1953

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Marcus Washington is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Marcus Washington Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001

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Ron Porter is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Ron Porter Seasons: 1967

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Steve Morrison is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Steve Morrison Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

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Rocky Boiman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Rocky Boiman Seasons: 2007, 200

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Dennis Gaubatz is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Dennis Gaubatz Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

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Gilbert Gardner is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Gilbert Gardner Seasons: 2006, 2005

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Elijah Alexander is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Elijah Alexander Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

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Jackie Burkett is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Jackie Burkett Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

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Derrel Luce is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Derrel Luce Seasons: 1978, 1976

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Ed Simonini is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Ed Simonini Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Mike Barber is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Mike Barber Seasons: 1999, 1998