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The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 2.4k votes 342 voters 8.5k views 45 items

Big fan of Miami football? Then check out this list of Miami Dolphins linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Miami Dolphins history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Miami 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 Dolphins LBs include Bryan Cox, Nick Buoniconti, Zach Thomas, and John Offerdahl.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Miami Dolphins starting LBs and backup LBs are Chase Allen, Kiko Alonso, Stephone Anthony, Raekwon McMillan, and Lawrence Timmons. 

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

list ordered by
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Zach Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

2
Nick Buoniconti is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

3
Jason Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2009

4
John Offerdahl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

5
A. J. Duhe is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

6
Cameron Wake is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

7
Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

8
Kim Bokamper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

9
Bob Brudzinski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

10
Hugh Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

11
Doug Swift is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

12
Larry Gordon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

13
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Karlos Dansby

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

14
Mike Kolen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

15
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

16
Kiko Alonso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

17
Dwight Hollier is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

18
Rusty Chambers is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rusty Chambers

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

19
Koa Misi is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

20
Marco Coleman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992

21
Earnest Rhone is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

22
Jelani Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Jelani Jenkins

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

23
Steve Towle is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

24
Kevin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Burnett

Seasons: 2012, 2011

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Kelvin Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014