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The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 2.0k votes 280 voters 8.0k views62 items

Big fan of Washington football? Then check out this list of Washington Redskins linebackers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting linebacker from throughout Washington Redskins history, including current linebackers and past ones. An important part of the Washington defense, the LB position includes middle or inside linebackers and outside (strong side or weakside) linebackers. Featuring 2018-2019 Redskins and some of the greatest NFL linebackers of all time, the best Redskins LBs include Mason Foster, Marcus Washington, Brian Orakpo, Ryan Kerrigan, and Rocky McIntosh.

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

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    Brad Dusek

    Seasons: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975

     

    John Bradley Dusek (born December 13, 1950 in Temple, Texas) is a former American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins in the National Football League from 1974 to 1981. He played college...  more
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    15
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    Preston Smith

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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    12
    10

    Rob Jackson

    Seasons: 2013, 2012

    Robert Gene Jackson (born November 3, 1985) is a former American football linebacker who played six seasons in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the...  more
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    8
    5

    Nick Adduci

    Seasons: 1954

    Nicholas Frank Adduci (July 12, 1929 – November 4, 2005) was an American football defensive back in the National Football League (NFL) for the Washington Redskins. He played college football at the...  more
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    15
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    Jeremiah Trotter

    Seasons: 2003, 2002

    Jeremiah Trotter (born January 20, 1977) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL) for twelve seasons. He was drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in...  more
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    11
    10

    Ryan Anderson

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

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    Seasons: 2010

    Lorenzo John Alexander (born May 31, 1983) is an American football linebacker for the Buffalo Bills of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the University of California,...  more
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    9
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    William Compton

    Will Compton played as an American football linebacker....  more
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    7
    4

    Tom Roussel

    Seasons: 1970, 1969, 1968

    Thomas James Roussel (born January 20, 1945 in Thibodaux, Louisiana) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, the New Orleans Saints, and...  more
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    12
    12

    Pete Wysocki

    Seasons: 1980, 1979

    Peter Joseph Wysocki (October 3, 1948 – June 14, 2003) was an American football linebacker who played his entire six-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1975 to 1980 in the National...  more
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    8
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    Jessie Armstead

    Seasons: 2003, 2002

    Jessie Willard Armstead (born October 26, 1970) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) who played for eleven seasons with the New York Giants and the...  more
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    13
    13

    Shaun Dion Hamilton

    Seasons: 2018

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    7
    5

    Robert Jones

    Seasons: 2001

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    7
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    Ravin Caldwell

    Seasons: 1989, 1988

    Ravin V. Caldwell, Jr. (born August 4, 1963) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins from 1987 to 1992, playing on the teams that won the...  more
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    7
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    Rod Stephens

    Seasons: 1996, 1995

    Rodrequis La'Vant Stephens (born June 14, 1966 in Atlanta, Georgia) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins. He...  more
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    7
    6

    Tyronne Stowe

    Seasons: 1994

    Tyronne Kevin Stowe (born May 30, 1965 in Passaic, New Jersey) is a former American football linebacker that played for ten seasons in the National Football League. Stowe attended Passaic High...  more
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    7
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    Lemar Marshall

    Seasons: 2006, 2005, 2004

    Lemar Willie Marshall (born December 17, 1976) is a former American football linebacker. He was originally signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as an undrafted free agent in 1999. He played college...  more
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    7
    7

    Jack Cloud

    Seasons: 1953

    Jack Martin Cloud (January 1, 1925 – June 19, 2010) was an American football linebacker and fullback in the National Football League for the Green Bay Packers and the Washington Redskins. He was...  more
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    7
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    Bill Roehnelt

    Seasons: 1960

    William Edward Roehnelt (June 4, 1936 – July 1968) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Chicago Bears and the Washington Redskins; and in the American Football...  more
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    7
    7

    Derek Smith

    Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

    Derek Mecham Smith (born January 18, 1975) is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Washington Redskins in the third round of...  more
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    6
    5

    Greg Jones

    Seasons: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997

    Greg Phillip Jones (born May 22, 1974) is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Washington Redskins, the Chicago Bears, the Arizona Cardinals, and the Houston...  more
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    14
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    Rocky McIntosh

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

    Roger A. "Rocky" McIntosh Jr. (born November 15, 1982) is a former American football linebacker. He was drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He played...  more
  • 48

    Seasons: 1961

    Roy Lee Wilkins (December 26, 1933 – October 4, 2002) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League (NFL) for the Los Angeles Rams and the Washington Redskins.He played college...  more
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    Chuck Drazenovich

    Seasons: 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1953, 1952, 1951, 1950

    Charles Mark Drazenovich (August 7, 1927 – February 27, 1992) was an American football linebacker who played his entire ten-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1950 to 1959 in the National...  more
  • 50

    Seasons:  1965, 1964, 1963, 1962

    Robert Francis Pellegrini (November 13, 1934 – April 11, 2008) was an American football linebacker in the National Football League for the Philadelphia Eagles and the Washington Redskins. He played...  more