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The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Updated October 13, 2018 2.0k votes 276 voters 7.8k 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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  • 1

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

    London Levi Fletcher (born May 19, 1975) is a former American football linebacker who played...  more
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    Chris Hanburger

    Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965

     

    Christian G. Hanburger, Jr. (born August 13, 1941) is a former American football linebacker...  more

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    85
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    Ryan Kerrigan

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011

    Patrick Ryan Kerrigan (born August 16, 1988) is an American football outside linebacker for...  more

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    17

    Wilber Marshall

    Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

    Wilber Buddyhia Marshall (born April 18, 1962) is an American former college and professional...  more
  • 5

    Seasons: 1969, 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964

    Robert Lee "Sam" Huff (born October 4, 1934) is a former professional American football...  more

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  • 6

    Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

    Monte Leon Coleman (born November 4, 1957) is a former American football linebacker who played...  more
  • 7
    46
    12

    Ken Harvey

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

    Kenneth Ray Harvey (born May 6, 1965) is a former professional American football player in the...  more
  • 8

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

    Neal T. "Olky" Olkewicz (born January 30, 1957) is a former American football linebacker in...  more
  • 9

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

    LaVar RaShad Arrington (born June 29, 1978) is a former American football linebacker who...  more
  • 10
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    Mason Foster

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

    Mason Foster (born March 1, 1989) is an American football linebacker who is a free agent. He...  more
  • 11
    36
    18

    Marcus Washington

    Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

    Marcus Cornelius Washington (born October 17, 1977) is a former American football linebacker....  more
  • 12

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

    Richard Paul Milot (born May 28, 1957) is a former American football linebacker in the...  more
  • 13

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

    Brian Ndubisi Orakpo (born July 31, 1986) is a former American football outside linebacker who...  more

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  • 14

    Seasons: 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

    Harold Lucious McLinton (July 1, 1947 – October 31, 1980) was an American football player who...  more
  • 15

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

    Zach Brown is an American Football running back for the Buffalo Bills....  more
  • 16

    Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

    Andre Pierre Collins (born May 4, 1968) is a former American football outside linebacker who...  more
  • 17

    Seasons: 1972, 1971

    John Perry Pardee (April 19, 1936 – April 1, 2013) was an American football linebacker and the...  more

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    Martrell Spaight

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016

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    19
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    Keenan Robinson

    Seasons: 2015, 2014

    Keenan Robinson (born July 7, 1989) is a former American football linebacker. He played...  more
  • 20

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

    Marvcus Raymond Patton (born May 1, 1967) is a former professional American football player...  more
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    25
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    Mel Kaufman

    Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981

    Melvin Kaufman (February 24, 1958 – February 7, 2009) was an American football linebacker in...  more
  • 22
    15
    11

    Zach Vigil

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

  • 23
    14
    11

    Trent Murphy

    Seasons: 2015, 2014

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    12
    7

    Pete Robertson

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

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    12
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    Rob Jackson

    Seasons: 2013, 2012

    Robert Gene Jackson (born November 3, 1985) is a former American football linebacker who...  more