Football The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time  

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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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Ryan Kerrigan is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Patrick Ryan Kerrigan is an American football linebacker for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He played college football for Purdue University, and was recognized as a ...more
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London Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

London Levi Fletcher-Baker is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League. Undrafted in 1998, he was signed by the St. Louis Rams as a rookie free agent and ...more
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Wilber Marshall is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988

Wilber Buddyhia Marshall is an American former college and professional football player who was a linebacker in the National Football League for four teams from 1984 until 1995. Marshall played ...more
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Monte Coleman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Monte Leon Coleman is a former American football linebacker who played for sixteen seasons with the Washington Redskins from 1979 to 1994. He is currently the head football coach for the ...more
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Sam Huff is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Robert Lee "Sam" Huff is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League for the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro ...more
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LaVar Arrington is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

LaVar RaShad Arrington is a former American football linebacker who played in the National Football League for seven seasons. He played college football at Penn State and was drafted by the ...more
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Ken Harvey is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

Kenneth Ray Harvey is a former professional American football player in the National Football League. He currently works as a fitness trainer for space tourists and a sports writer for The ...more
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Marcus Washington is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Marcus Washington

Seasons: 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

Marcus Cornelius Washington is a former American football linebacker. After completing his college career with Auburn he was drafted by the Indianapolis Colts in the second round of the 2000 NFL ...more
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Neal Olkewicz is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Neal T. Olkewicz is a former American football linebacker who played his entire eleven-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1979 to 1989 in the National Football League. Olkewicz, ...more
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Rich Milot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Richard Paul Milot is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League who played his entire nine-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1979 to 1987. He played ...more
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Brian Orakpo is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Brian Ndubisi Orakpo is an American football outside linebacker for the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of Texas, and was ...more
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10 6
Mel Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Mel Kaufman

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

Melvin Kaufman was an American football linebacker in the National Football League who played his entire eight-year career with the Washington Redskins. He played college football at Cal Poly - ...more
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9 5
Zach Brown is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2018, 2017

Zach Brown is an American Football running back for the Buffalo Bills.
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9 5
Chris Hanburger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

 

Christian G. Hanburger, Jr. is a former American football linebacker in the National Football League who played his entire fourteen-year career with the Washington Redskins from 1965 to 1978. He ...more
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Preston Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Preston Smith

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015

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Lorenzo Alexander is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 2010

Lorenzo John Alexander is an American football linebacker and special teamer for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of ...more
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8 5
Zach Vigil is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Zach Vigil

Seasons: 2018, 2017

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7 4
Rocky McIntosh is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Rocky McIntosh

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

Roger A. "Rocky" McIntosh Jr. is an American football linebacker who is currently a free agent/ He was drafted in the second round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the Washington Redskins. He ...more
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Harold McLinton is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

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

Harold Lucious McLinton was an American football player who played linebacker in the National Football League with the Washington Redskins from 1969 to 1978. McLinton was drafted by the Redskins ...more
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Mason Foster is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Mason Foster

Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

Mason Foster is an American football inside linebacker for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the third round of the 2011 NFL Draft. ...more
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Trent Murphy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Trent Murphy

Seasons: 2015, 2014

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Shaun Dion Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Shaun Dion Hamilton

Seasons: 2018

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Andre Collins is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990

Andre Pierre Collins is a former American football linebacker who played ten seasons in the National Football League. He started in Super Bowl XXVI for the Washington Redskins. Collins currently ...more
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Marvcus Patton is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time

Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

Marvcus Raymond Patton is a former professional American football player who was selected by the Buffalo Bills in the 8th round of the 1990 NFL Draft. A 6'2", 239-lb. linebacker from UCLA, ...more
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Ryan Anderson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Washington Redskins Linebackers of All Time
Ryan Anderson

Seasons: 2018, 2017