Football The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of New York football? Then check out this list of New York Jets linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout New York Jets 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 Jets and some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Jets LBs include Kyle Clifton, Calvin Pace, Marvin Jones, David Harris, and Mo Lewis.

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

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Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

 

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David Harris is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

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Bart Scott is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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Lance Mehl is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Mo Lewis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

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Bryan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

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Calvin Pace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008

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8 3
Kyle Clifton is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

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Bobby Houston is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Bobby Houston

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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Greg Buttle is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

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Al Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

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5 1
Stan Blinka is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Stan Blinka

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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5 1
Ralph Baker is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

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Bob Crable is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

 

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Neville Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Neville Hewitt

Seasons: 2018

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4 1
Kevin Minter is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018

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6 4
Jordan Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Jordan Jenkins

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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6 4
James Farrior is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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5 3
Victor Hobson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Victor Hobson

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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4 2
Larry Grantham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961, 1960

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4 3
Darron Lee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Darron Lee

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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3 2
Bryan Cox is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

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2 1
Charles Jackson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Charles Jackson

Seasons: 1986, 1985

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1 0
Troy Benson is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Troy Benson

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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1 0
Jim Price is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Jim Price

Seasons: 1963

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1 0
Mike Hennigan is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Mike Hennigan

Seasons: 1978, 1977

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1 0
Ed Cooke is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1963

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1 0
Alex Gordon is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Alex Gordon

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987

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1 0
Rusty Guilbeau is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Rusty Guilbeau

Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984

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1 0
Joe Kelly is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Joe Kelly

Seasons: 1991, 1990

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1 0
Mike McKibben is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Mike McKibben

Seasons: 1980, 1979

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1 0
Godwin Turk is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Godwin Turk

Seasons: 1975

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Bob Martin is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Bob Martin

Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976

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Avery Williamson is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Avery Williamson

Seasons: 2018

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4 4
Sheldon Richardson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2016, 2015

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2 2
Lorenzo Mauldin is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Lorenzo Mauldin

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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2 2
Josh Martin is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Josh Martin

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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2 2
Eric Barton is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Eric Barton

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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Ron Crosby is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Ron Crosby

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Hubert Bobo is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Hubert Bobo

Seasons: 1962, 1961

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Eddie Bell is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1960

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Dwayne Gordon is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Dwayne Gordon

Seasons:  1999, 1998, 1997

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Dave Yohn is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Dave Yohn

Seasons: 1963

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Kevin McArthur is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Kevin McArthur

Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Jeff Lageman is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1989

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Joe Mott is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Joe Mott

Seasons: 1990

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Roger Ellis is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Roger Ellis

Seasons: 1960

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Kevin Pierre-Louis is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Pierre-Louis

Seasons: 2018

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Jamie Rivers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Jamie Rivers

Seasons: 1975, 1974

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Bill Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Bill Ferguson

Seasons: 1973