football The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time  

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Big fan of Los Angeles football? Then check out this list of Los Angeles Chargers linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Los Angeles Chargers and San Diego Chargers history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Los Angeles defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers and outside (strong side or weakside) linebackers. Featuring some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Chargers LBs include Junior Seau, Shawne Merriman, Gary Plummer, and Woodrow Lowe.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current LA Chargers starting LBs and backup LBs are Jatavis Brown, Kyle Emanuel, Charmeachealle Moore, Denzel Perryman, and Hayes Pullard. 

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

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Junior Seau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Junior Seau Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

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Shawne Merriman is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Shawne Merriman Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Melvin Ingram is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Melvin Ingram Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

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Woodrow Lowe is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Woodrow Lowe Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Kyle Emanuel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Kyle Emanuel Seasons: 2018, 2017

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Gary Plummer is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Gary Plummer Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Leslie O'Neal is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Leslie O'Neal Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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Stephen Cooper is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Stephen Cooper Seasons:  2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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Shaun Phillips is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Shaun Phillips Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

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Denzel Perryman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Denzel Perryman Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Jatavis Brown is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Jatavis Brown Seasons: 2017, 2016

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Manti Te'o is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Manti Te'o Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

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Linden King is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Linden King Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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Donald Butler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Donald Butler Seasons:  2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

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Billy Ray Smith, Jr. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Billy Ray Smith, Jr. Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983

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Jarret Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Jarret Johnson Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012

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Chuck Allen is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Chuck Allen Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

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Steve Hendrickson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Steve Hendrickson Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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Kevin Burnett is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Kevin Burnett Seasons: 2010, 2009

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Bob Horn is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Bob Horn Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

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Ben Leber is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Ben Leber Seasons: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

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Tim Dobbins is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Tim Dobbins Seasons: 2009, 2008

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Rick Redman is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Rick Redman Seasons: 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966

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Brandon Siler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Brandon Siler Seasons: 2010, 

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Travis LaBoy is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Travis LaBoy Seasons: 2011

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David Griggs is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
David Griggs Seasons: 1994

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Jeff Staggs is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Jeff Staggs Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967

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Carl Gersbach is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Carl Gersbach Seasons: 1974, 1973

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Rommie Loudd is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Rommie Loudd Seasons: 1960

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Cliff Thrift is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Cliff Thrift Seasons: 1982, 1981

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Floyd Rice is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Floyd Rice Seasons: 1975, 1974

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Zeke Moreno is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Zeke Moreno Seasons: 2003, 2002

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Tyrone Keys is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Tyrone Keys Seasons: 1988

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Herb Travenio is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Herb Travenio Seasons: 1965

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Thomas Benson is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Thomas Benson Seasons: 1987, 1986  

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Larry English is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Larry English Seasons: 2013, 2010, 2009

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Antwan Applewhite is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Antwan Applewhite Seasons: 2010

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Matt Wilhelm is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Matt Wilhelm Seasons: 2008, 2007

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Jeremiah Attaochu is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Jeremiah Attaochu Seasons: 2016, 2015

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Orlando Ruff is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Orlando Ruff Seasons: 2001, 2000

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Cedric Figaro is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Cedric Figaro Seasons: 1990, 1989, 1988

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Charles Anthony is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Charles Anthony Seasons: 1974

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Chuck Faucette is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Chuck Faucette Seasons: 1988, 1987

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Paul Maguire is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Paul Maguire Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961

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Kurt Gouveia is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Kurt Gouveia Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

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Patrick Sapp is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Patrick Sapp Seasons: 1997

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Ray Preston is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Ray Preston Seasons: 1980, 1979, 1978

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Emil Karas is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Emil Karas Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961

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Mike Green is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Mike Green Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983

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Jyles Tucker is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time
Jyles Tucker Seasons: 2008