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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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1
Robert Mathis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

2
Dwight Freeney is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012

3
Gary Brackett is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

4
Cato June is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

5
Mike Curtis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

6
Duane Bickett is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

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

7
Jerrell Freeman is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

8
Clint Session is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

9
Jabaal Sheard is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

10
Barry Krauss is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

11
Rob Morris is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001

12
Edwin Jackson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Edwin Jackson

Seasons: 2016

13
John Simon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

14
Pat Angerer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Pat Angerer

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

15
Mike Peterson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999

16
Bill Pellington is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953

17
Cornelius Bennett is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999

18
Don Shinnick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957

19
Quentin Coryatt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

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

20
O'Brien Alston is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
O'Brien Alston

Seasons: 1989, 1988

21
Dwight Hollier is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2000

22
David Thornton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
David Thornton

Seasons:  2005, 2004, 2003

23
Cliff Odom is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
Cliff Odom

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

24
Jeff Herrod is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

25
D'Qwell Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Indianapolis Colts Linebackers of All Time
D'Qwell Jackson

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014