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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64 9
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
42 8
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
46 11
Jason Taylor is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2009

4
40 8
Cameron Wake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

5
36 6
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
35 7
John Offerdahl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

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27 6
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
26 6
Kim Bokamper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kim Bokamper

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

9
21 5
Bob Brudzinski is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Bob Brudzinski

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

10
24 8
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
22 7
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

12
18 4
Doug Swift is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Doug Swift

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

13
18 4
Larry Gordon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Larry Gordon

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

14
23 9
Karlos Dansby is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

15
14 5
Rusty Chambers is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rusty Chambers

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

16
12 4
Marco Coleman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992

17
14 6
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
16 8
Kevin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Burnett

Seasons: 2012, 2011

19
21 14
Kiko Alonso is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

20
18 13
Koa Misi is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

21
17 12
Jelani Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Jelani Jenkins

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

22
10 7
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

23
12 10
Earnest Rhone is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Earnest Rhone

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

24
13 12
Kelvin Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014

25
12 11
Mike Kolen is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Mike Kolen

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

26
7 8
Charles Bowser is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Charles Bowser

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

27
6 7
Cliff Odom is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Cliff Odom

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

28
5 7
Chris Singleton is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Chris Singleton

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

29
5 8
John Grimsley is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
John Grimsley

Seasons: 1993, 1992

30
4 7
Randy Edmunds is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Randy Edmunds

Seasons: 1969, 1968

31
8 12
Derrick Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

32
6 10
Mark Brown is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

33
11 16
Bobby McCain is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Bobby McCain

Seasons:  2017, 2016, 2015

34
4 9
Frank Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Frank Emanuel

Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966

35
13 21
Lawrence Timmons is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

36
6 13
Akin Ayodele is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

37
3 10
Rick Graf is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rick Graf

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987

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3 10
Morlon Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001

39
7 15
Matt Roth is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

40
2 9
Mike Reichenbach is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Mike Reichenbach

Seasons: 1991

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4 12
Derrick Pope is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Derrick Pope

Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

42
4 13
Jackie Shipp is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

43
2 10
Donnie Spragan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Donnie Spragan

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

44
1 9
Ed Weisacosky is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Ed Weisacosky

Seasons: 1969

45
1 13
Anthony Harris is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996