NFL The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time  

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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.

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Zach Thomas is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Zach Thomas Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

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29 5
Nick Buoniconti is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Nick Buoniconti Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969

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A. J. Duhe is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
A. J. Duhe Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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Jason Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Jason Taylor Seasons: 2011, 2009

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Cameron Wake is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Cameron Wake Seasons: 2011, 2010

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John Offerdahl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
John Offerdahl Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Kim Bokamper is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kim Bokamper Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Bryan Cox Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

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Hugh Green is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Hugh Green Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

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Bob Brudzinski is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Bob Brudzinski Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

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Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Channing Crowder Seasons:  2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Karlos Dansby Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

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Doug Swift is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Doug Swift Seasons: 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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Larry Gordon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Larry Gordon Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Kiko Alonso is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kiko Alonso Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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Dwight Hollier is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Dwight Hollier Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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Koa Misi is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Koa Misi Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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Jelani Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Jelani Jenkins Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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12 7
Kevin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Burnett Seasons: 2012, 2011

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9 4
Rusty Chambers is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rusty Chambers Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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9 4
Marco Coleman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Marco Coleman Seasons: 1992

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Steve Towle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Steve Towle Seasons: 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

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Kelvin Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kelvin Sheppard Seasons: 2015, 2014

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Bobby McCain is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Bobby McCain Seasons:  2017, 2016, 2015

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Charles Bowser is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Charles Bowser Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

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Cliff Odom is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Cliff Odom Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

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Mike Kolen is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Mike Kolen Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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8 9
Earnest Rhone is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Earnest Rhone Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

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5 6
John Grimsley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
John Grimsley Seasons: 1993, 1992

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Chris Singleton is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Chris Singleton Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

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4 5
Randy Edmunds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Randy Edmunds Seasons: 1969, 1968

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Derrick Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Derrick Rodgers Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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Matt Roth is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Matt Roth Seasons: 2009, 2008

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Lawrence Timmons is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Lawrence Timmons Seasons: 2018, 2017

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4 8
Mark Brown is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Mark Brown Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Frank Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Frank Emanuel Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966

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Akin Ayodele is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Akin Ayodele Seasons: 2009, 2008

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Morlon Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Morlon Greenwood Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001

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Mike Reichenbach is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Mike Reichenbach Seasons: 1991

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2 7
Rick Graf is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rick Graf Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987

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Derrick Pope is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Derrick Pope Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

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Donnie Spragan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Donnie Spragan Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

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Ed Weisacosky is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Ed Weisacosky Seasons: 1969

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Jackie Shipp is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Jackie Shipp Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

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Anthony Harris is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Anthony Harris Seasons: 1997, 1996