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

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

2
Marvin Jones 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

 

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Lance Mehl is listed (or ranked) 3 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) 4 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

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

Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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Kyle Clifton is listed (or ranked) 6 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) 7 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) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time

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

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

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

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

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003

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

Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998

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

Seasons:  2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

13
Avery Williamson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Avery Williamson

Seasons: 2018

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

Seasons: 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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

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

16
Jordan Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Linebackers of All Time
Jordan Jenkins

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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

Seasons: 2016, 2015

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

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

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

Seasons: 1989

20
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

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

Seasons:  1999, 1998, 1997

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

Seasons: 1973

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

Seasons: 1963

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

Seasons: 1963

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

Seasons: 1975