Football The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of New York football? Then check out this list of New York Giants linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout New York Giants history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the New York defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers and outside (strong side or weakside) linebackers. Featuring 2018-2019 NY Giants and some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Giants LBs include Lawrence Taylor, Marcus Buckley, Mark Herzlich, Corey Miller, and Antonio Pierce.

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

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66 3
Lawrence Taylor is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

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

2
50 5
Harry Carson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

3
48 9
Carl Banks is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

4
38 6
Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956

5
41 12
Brad Van Pelt is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

6
33 7
Antonio Pierce is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

7
34 9
Pepper Johnson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

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

 

8
34 11
Gary Reasons is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

9
30 8
Brian Kelley is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Brian Kelley

Seasons:  1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

10
32 10
Jessie Armstead is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

11
23 12
Chase Blackburn is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

12
8 2
Jim Files is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Jim Files

Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

13
11 5
Micheal Barrow is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

14
15 9
Mathias Kiwanuka is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

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

15
16 10
Corey Miller is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Corey Miller

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

16
20 14
Zak DeOssie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

17
14 9
Alec Ogletree is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018

18
12 7
Jon Beason is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013

19
9 4
Byron Hunt is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Byron Hunt

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

20
10 6
Jonathan Casillas is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Jonathan Casillas

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

21
9 5
Harland Svare is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956

22
7 3
Dan Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Dan Lloyd

Seasons: 1979, 1978

 

23
9 6
Kawika Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Kawika Mitchell

Seasons: 2007

24
9 6
Devon Kennard is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time
Devon Kennard

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

25
6 3
Bill Winter is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1964, 1963, 1962