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The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 1.4k votes 155 voters 3.6k views 58 items

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

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

2
Mo Lewis is listed (or ranked) 2 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

3
Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 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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Bart Scott is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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

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

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

Seasons: 2018

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

Seasons: 2016, 2015

8
Victor Hobson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Victor Hobson

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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

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

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

Seasons:  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

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

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

12
Jordan Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Jordan Jenkins

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

13
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

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

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

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

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

16
Larry Grantham is listed (or ranked) 16 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

17
Eric Barton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Eric Barton

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

18
Al Atkinson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

19
Bryan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

20
Calvin Pace is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

21
Stan Blinka is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Stan Blinka

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

22
Bob Crable is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

 

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Jeff Lageman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1989

24
Kevin Minter is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018

25
Neville Hewitt is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Neville Hewitt

Seasons: 2018