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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Linebackers of All Time

Updated November 5, 2019 1.5k votes 218 voters 5.9k views49 items

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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  • 1
    110
    13

    Seasons: 2002 , 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

  • 2
    82
    25

    Seasons: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

  • 3
    64
    13

    Melvin Ingram

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012

  • 4
    59
    11

    Leslie O'Neal

    Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

  • 5
    53
    13

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

  • 6
    35
    14

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

  • 7
    33
    15

    Seasons: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

  • 8
    37
    20

    Denzel Perryman

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

  • 9
    25
    13

    Seasons: 2010

  • 10
    22
    13

    Seasons:  2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

  • 11
    19
    10

    Tim Dobbins

    Seasons: 2009, 2008

  • 12
    18
    10

    Linden King

    Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

  • 13
    17
    8

    Seasons: 2010, 

  • 14
    32
    27

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

  • 15
    19
    12

    Seasons: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963, 1962, 1961

  • 16
    27
    29

    Kyle Emanuel

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

  • 17
    10
    7

    Kevin Burnett

    Seasons: 2010, 2009

  • 18
    12
    9

    Steve Hendrickson

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

  • 19
    9
    7

    Kurt Gouveia

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996

  • 20
    21
    23

    Jatavis Brown

    Seasons: 2017, 2016

  • 21
    14
    14

    Jeremiah Attaochu

    Seasons: 2016, 2015

  • 22
    8
    5

    Seasons: 1963, 1962, 1961

  • 23
    10
    9

    Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976

  • 24
    12
    12

    Orlando Ruff

    Seasons: 2001, 2000

  • 25
    14
    15

    Seasons: 2014, 2013, 2012