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The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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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  • 1

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

  • 2
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    25

    David Harris

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

  • 3

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

     

  • 4

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

  • 5

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

  • 6
    50
    18

    Avery Williamson

    Seasons: 2018

  • 7
    45
    14

    Sheldon Richardson

    Seasons: 2016, 2015

  • 8

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

  • 9

    Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

  • 10

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

  • 11

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

  • 12
    37
    17

    Victor Hobson

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

  • 13
    38
    19

    Jordan Jenkins

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

  • 14
    37
    21

    James Farrior

    Seasons:  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

  • 15

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

  • 16
    29
    19

    Bobby Houston

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

  • 17

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

  • 18
    22
    14

    Eric Barton

    Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 19

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

  • 20

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

  • 21

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

     

  • 22
    17
    21

    Stan Blinka

    Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

  • 23

    Seasons: 1989

  • 24
    8
    14

    Mike Hennigan

    Seasons: 1978, 1977

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    7
    14

    Troy Benson

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986