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The Best New York Giants Linebackers of All Time

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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  • 1
    321
    34

    Lawrence Taylor

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

  • 2
    180
    31

    Harry Carson

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

  • 3
    167
    37

    Carl Banks

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

  • 4
    132
    31

    Sam Huff

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

  • 5

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

  • 6
    118
    32

    Jessie Armstead

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

  • 7

    Seasons:  2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

  • 8
    117
    33

    Pepper Johnson

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

     

  • 9
    111
    31

    Gary Reasons

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

  • 10
    89
    26

    Brian Kelley

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

  • 11
    39
    16

    Harland Svare

    Seasons: 1960, 1959, 1958, 1957, 1956

  • 12
    44
    22

    Byron Hunt

    Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

  • 13
    36
    13

    Jim Files

    Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

  • 14

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

  • 15
    54
    35

    Mathias Kiwanuka

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

  • 16
    35
    16

    Steve DeOssie

    Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

  • 17
    40
    22

    Micheal Barrow

    Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

  • 18
    27
    9

    Michael Brooks

    Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

  • 19
    28
    12

    Bill Svoboda

    Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954

  • 20
    35
    21

    Dan Lloyd

    Seasons: 1979, 1978

     

  • 21
    28
    17

    Michael Boley

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

     

  • 22
    31
    20

    Devon Kennard

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

  • 23
    48
    41

    Zak DeOssie

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

  • 24
    34
    25

    Corey Miller

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

  • 25
    36
    31

    Jon Beason

    Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013