NFL The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Pittsburgh football? Then check out this list of Pittsburgh Steelers linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Pittsburgh Steelers history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Pittsburgh defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers and outside (strong side or weakside) linebackers. Featuring 2018-2019 Steelers and some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Steelers LBs include James Harrison, Jack Lambert, James Farrior, Larry Foote, and Lawrence Timmons.

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

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51 8
Jack Lambert is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

2
40 7
Jack Ham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971

3
45 11
James Harrison is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

4
30 5
Kevin Greene is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1995, 1994, 1993

5
35 9
Greg Lloyd, Sr. is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

6
33 11
James Farrior is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

7
31 10
Lawrence Timmons is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

8
33 13
Ryan Shazier is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

9
31 13
Joey Porter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002 , 2001, 2000

10
26 9
Andy Russell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons:  1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

11
25 9
T.J. Watt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time
T.J. Watt

Seasons: 2018, 2017

12
25 9
Larry Foote is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

13
25 10
LaMarr Woodley is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

14
18 5
Jason Gildon is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

15
14 4
Chad Brown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

16
14 6
Hardy Nickerson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

17
15 7
David Little is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

18
19 11
Vince Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time
Vince Williams

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

19
12 7
Mike Merriweather is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

20
12 7
Earl Holmes is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

21
11 6
Jason Worilds is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time
Jason Worilds

Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

22
13 10
Robin Cole is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

23
12 9
Jonathan Bostic is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time
Jonathan Bostic

Seasons: 2018

24
11 8
Bryan Hinkle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time

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

25
10 7
Kendrell Bell is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Linebackers of All Time
Kendrell Bell

Seasons: 2003, 2002 , 2001