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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75 10
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
52 12
Jason Taylor is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2009

3
47 10
Nick Buoniconti is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

4
45 10
Cameron Wake is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010

5
41 8
John Offerdahl is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

6
35 6
Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

7
37 9
A. J. Duhe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

8
28 6
Kim Bokamper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

9
23 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
26 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
19 4
Doug Swift is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Doug Swift

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

12
18 5
Larry Gordon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Larry Gordon

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

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

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010

14
24 12
Channing Crowder is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

15
17 7
Dwight Hollier is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

16
26 17
Kiko Alonso is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

17
14 6
Rusty Chambers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rusty Chambers

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

18
21 13
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

19
22 14
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
12 5
Marco Coleman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992

21
17 10
Kevin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Burnett

Seasons: 2012, 2011

22
10 8
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
13 12
Mike Kolen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Mike Kolen

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

24
12 11
Earnest Rhone is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Earnest Rhone

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

25
13 13
Kelvin Sheppard is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014

26
7 7
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

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

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

28
8 10
Mark Brown is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

29
7 9
Charles Bowser is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Charles Bowser

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

30
6 8
John Grimsley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
John Grimsley

Seasons: 1993, 1992

31
5 7
Randy Edmunds is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Randy Edmunds

Seasons: 1969, 1968

32
9 12
Derrick Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

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

33
13 18
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
15 23
Lawrence Timmons is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

36
7 14
Akin Ayodele is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

37
8 16
Matt Roth is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008

38
4 12
Derrick Pope is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Derrick Pope

Seasons: 2007, 2005, 2004

39
3 11
Rick Graf is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Rick Graf

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987

40
3 11
Morlon Greenwood is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001

41
4 13
Jackie Shipp is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985

42
2 10
Donnie Spragan is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Miami Dolphins Linebackers of All Time
Donnie Spragan

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005

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

Seasons: 1991

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