August 28, 2011

NFL Inside Linebacker Rankings: Top 15

#52 Patrick Willis, ILB, 49ers

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NFL Player Rankings by position. These rankings are based on multiple factors, including overall success of players, stats, win-loss record, etc.

*Note: Let me know who you guys think is missing from this list, should be higher, etc.



1. Patrick Willis, ILB, 49ers

Age: 26 | Experience: 5 Years
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 240 lbs.



Season Stats:
128 Tackles, 5 STF, 6 Sacks, 5 PBU, 2 Fumbles Forced





2. Ray Lewis, ILB, Ravens

Age: 36 | Experience: 16 Years
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 250 lbs.



Season Stats:
139 Tackles, 4 STF, 2 Sacks, 2 INT, 4 PBU, 2 Fumbles Forced, 3 Fumbles Recovered





3. Jerod Mayo, ILB, Patriots

Age: 25 | Experience: 4 Years
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 245 lbs.



Season Stats:
175 Tackles, 3 STF, 2 Sacks, 5 PBU, 1 Fumble Forced, 3 Fumbles Recovered





4. Jon Beason, MLB, Panthers

Age: 26 | Experience: 5 Years
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 237 lbs.



Season Stats:
121 Tackles, 9 STF, 1 Sack, INT, 8 PBU, 2 Fumbles Forced





5. Brian Urlacher, MLB, Bears

Age: 33 | Experience: 12 Years
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 258 lbs.



Season Stats:
125 Tackles, 10 STF, 4 Sacks, INT, 10 PBU, 2 Fumbles Forced, 3 Fumbles Recovered





6. Lawrence Timmons, ILB, Steelers

Age: 25 | Experience: 5 Years
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 234 lbs.



Season Stats:
135 Tackles, 8 STF, 3 Sacks, 2 INT, 9 PBU, 2 Fumbles Forced, 2 Fumbles Recovered





7. Curtis Lofton, MLB, Falcons

Age: 25 | Experience: 4 Years
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 241 lbs.



Season Stats:
118 Tackles, 3 STF, 2 Sacks, INT, 3 PBU, 3 Fumbles Forced





8. London Fletcher, ILB, Redskins

Age: 36 | Experience: 14 Years
Height: 5-10 | Weight: 245 lbs.



Season Stats:
136 Tackles, 3 STF, 2.5 Sacks, INT, 11 PBU, 3 Fumbles Forced, 3 Fumbles Recovered





9. James Farrior, ILB, Steelers

Age: 36 | Experience: 15 Years
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 243 lbs.



Season Stats:
81 Tackles, 6 STF, 1 Sack, 2 PBU, 1 Fumble Forced, 1 Fumble Recovered





10. Demeco Ryans, ILB, Texans

Age: 27 | Experience: 6 Years
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 248 lbs.



Season Stats:
54 Tackles, 1 STF, 1 Sack, 2 PBU





11. Karlos Dansby, ILB, Dolphins

Age: 29 | Experience: 8 Years
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 250 lbs.



Season Stats:
95 Tackles, 5 STF, 3 Sacks, 4 PBU, 2 Fumbles Forced





12. Jonathan Vilma, MLB, Saints

Age: 29 | Experience: 8 Years
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 230 lbs.



Season Stats:
105 Tackles, 3 STF, 4 Sacks, INT, 3 PBU, 3 Fumbles Forced, 1 Fumble Recovered





13. James Laurinaitis, MLB, Rams

Age: 24 | Experience: 3 Years
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 247 lbs.



Season Stats:
114 Tackles, 8 STF, 3 Sacks, INT, 5 PBU, 1 Fumble Recovered





14. Derrick Johnson, ILB, Chiefs

Age: 28 | Experience: 7 Years
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 242 lbs.



Season Stats:
121 Tackles, 8 STF, 1 Sacks, INT, 16 PBU, 4 Fumbles Forced, 1 Fumble Recovered





15. David Harris, ILB, Jets

Age: 27 | Experience: 5 Years
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 250 lbs.



Season Stats:
99 Tackles, 3 STF, 3 Sacks, 3 PBU, 1 Fumble Forced, 1 Fumble Recovered