Football The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of New Orleans football? Then check out this list of New Orleans Saints linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout New Orleans Saints history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the New Orleans defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers and outside (strong side or weakside) linebackers. Featuring 2018-2019 NO Saints and some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Saints LBs include Rickey Jackson, Joe Federspiel, Jonathan Vilma, Scott Shanle, and Scott Fujita.

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

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24 6
Rickey Jackson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

2
21 7
Sam Mills is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

3
15 3
Pat Swilling is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

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

4
20 8
Jonathan Vilma is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

5
11 3
Vaughan Johnson is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Vaughan Johnson

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

6
11 5
Scott Fujita is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

7
12 6
Alex Anzalone is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Alex Anzalone

Seasons: 2018, 2017

8
10 5
Demario Davis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Demario Davis

Seasons: 2018

9
10 5
Junior Galette is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013

10
6 1
Curtis Lofton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012

11
5 0
Renaldo Turnbull is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

12
9 5
Scott Shanle is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Scott Shanle

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

13
7 3
Joe Federspiel is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

14
7 4
Keith Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Keith Mitchell

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

15
7 4
Mark Fields is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

16
7 4
Jo-Lonn Dunbar is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Jo-Lonn Dunbar

Seasons:  2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

17
6 3
David Hawthorne is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
David Hawthorne

Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

18
8 6
Craig Robertson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Craig Robertson

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

19
6 4
Manti Te'o is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

20
2 0
Wayne Colman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Wayne Colman

Seasons:  1974, 1973, 1972,1971

21
2 0
Mike Morgan is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Mike Morgan

Seasons: 1970, 1969

22
2 0
Fred Whittingham is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1968, 1967

23
2 0
Kevin Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Mitchell

Seasons: 1999, 1998

24
2 0
James Williams is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1991

25
8 7
Nathan Stupar is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New Orleans Saints Linebackers of All Time
Nathan Stupar

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016