[2017-18 NFL Position Power Rankings] 4-3 Outside Linebackers

And we continue our power rankings of every single NFL starter with a look at the outside linebackers currently playing in a 4-3 scheme.

What is a 4-3 scheme exactly? Well, if you have to ask that question….you probably aren’t reading this list. Am I right?

LET’S GET TO THE GOODS!!!

 

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34. Devante Bond (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: Hasn’t played
Career Tackles: Hasn’t played
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): Hasn’t played
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): Hasn’t played
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

33. Kevin Pierre-Louis (Seattle Seahawks)

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Age: 25
Career Sacks: 0.0
Career Tackles: 43
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 43
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

32. Edmond Robinson (Minnesota Vikings)

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Age: 25
Career Sacks: 0.0
Career Tackles: 12
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 2
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

31. Nick Vigil (Cincinnati Bengals)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 0.0
Career Tackles: 21
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 21
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

30. Tahir Whitehead (Detroit Lions)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 2.0
Career Tackles: 288
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 2.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 132
Last Year’s Ranking: 2nd at MLB (2016)


 

29. Anthony Barr (Minnesota Vikings)

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Age: 25
Career Sacks: 9.5
Career Tackles: 208
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 2.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 70
Last Year’s Ranking: 2nd (2016), 6th (2015)


 

28. Ahmad Brooks (San Francisco 49ers)

NFL: Arizona Cardinals at San Francisco 49ers

Age: 33
Career Sacks: 53.5
Career Tackles: 370
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 6.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 53
Last Year’s Ranking: 33rd (2016)


 

27. Lawrence Timmons (Miami Dolphins)

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Age: 31
Career Sacks: 35.5
Career Tackles: 981
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 2.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 114
Last Year’s Ranking: Ranked #23 at MLB (2016), #9 at MLB (2015)


 

26. Paul Worrilow (Detroit Lions)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 4.0
Career Tackles: 386
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 21
Last Year’s Ranking: 11th at MLB (2016), 14th at MLB (2015)


 

25. Damien Wilson (Dallas Cowboys)

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Age: 24
Career Sacks: 0.5
Career Tackles: 49
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 34
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

24. Craig Robertson (New Orleans Saints)

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Age: 29
Career Sacks: 5.0
Career Tackles: 451
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 115
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

23. Kyle Emanuel (Los Angeles Chargers)

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Age: 25
Career Sacks: 1.5
Career Tackles: 83
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 58
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

22. De’Vondre Campbell (Atlanta Falcons)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 0.0
Career Tackles: 48
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 48
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

21. Mychal Kendricks (Philadelphia Eagles)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 12.0
Career Tackles: 382
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 32
Last Year’s Ranking: 27th (2016), 3rd (2015)


 

20. Dannell Ellerbe (New Orleans Saints)

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Age: 31
Career Sacks: 10.5
Career Tackles: 368
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 4.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 44
Last Year’s Ranking: 29th (2016), 27th (2015)


 

19. Reuben Foster (San Francisco 49ers)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: Rookie
Career Tackles: Rookie
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): Rookie
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): Rookie
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

18. Jonathan Casillas (New York Giants)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 6.5
Career Tackles: 350
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 96
Last Year’s Ranking: 27th (2016)


 

17. Shea McClellin (New England Patriots)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 8.5
Career Tackles: 202
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 41
Last Year’s Ranking: Ranked 14th at MLB (2016)


 

16. Kyle Van Noy (New England Patriots)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 2.0
Career Tackles: 68
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 29
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

15. Kiko Alonso (Miami Dolphins)

NFL: New York Jets at Miami Dolphins

Age: 26
Career Sacks: 2.0
Career Tackles: 317
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 115
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

14. Thomas Davis (Carolina Panthers)

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Age: 34
Career Sacks: 25.5
Career Tackles: 941
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 2.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 106
Last Year’s Ranking: 12th (2016), 5th (2015)


 

13. Shaq Thompson (Carolina Panthers)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 1.0
Career Tackles: 106
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 56
Last Year’s Ranking: 9th (2016), 16th (2015)


 

12. Devon Kennard (New York Giants)

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Age: 25
Career Sacks: 5.5
Career Tackles: 162
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 61
Last Year’s Ranking: 21st (2016), 15th (2015)


 

11. Vic Beasley (Atlanta Falcons)

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Age: 24
Career Sacks: 19.5
Career Tackles: 65
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 15.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 39
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked at LB


 

10. Lavonte David (Tampa Bay Buccaneers)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 18.0
Career Tackles: 664
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 5.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 87
Last Year’s Ranking: 16th (2016), 7th (2015)


 

9. Jatavis Brown (Los Angeles Chargers)

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Age: 23
Career Sacks: 3.5
Career Tackles: 64
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 3.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 79
Last Year’s Ranking: Not ranked


 

8. Bruce Irvin (Oakland Raiders)

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Age: 29
Career Sacks: 29.0
Career Tackles: 188
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 7.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 57
Last Year’s Ranking: 8th (2016), 10th (2015)


 

7. Nigel Bradham (Philadelphia Eagles)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 5.5
Career Tackles: 373
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 2.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 102
Last Year’s Ranking: 32nd (2016), 6th (2015)


 

6. Vontaze Burfict (Cincinnati Bengals)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 7.0
Career Tackles: 502
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 2.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 101
Last Year’s Ranking: 7th (2016), 11th (2015)


 

5. Telvin Smith (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 5.5
Career Tackles: 350
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 118
Last Year’s Ranking: 20th (2016), 14th (2015)


 

4. Sean Lee (Dallas Cowboys)

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Age: 30
Career Sacks: 2.5
Career Tackles: 567
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 0.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 145
Last Year’s Ranking: 3rd (2016), 9th (2015)


 

3. Paul Posluszny (Jacksonville Jaguars)

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Age: 32
Career Sacks: 14.5
Career Tackles: 1151
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 1.5
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 132
Last Year’s Ranking: Ranked 8th at MLB (2016), Ranked 9th at MLB (2015)


 

2. K.J. Wright (Seattle Seahawks)

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Age: 27
Career Sacks: 11.5
Career Tackles: 592
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 4.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 126
Last Year’s Ranking: 5th (2016), 8th (2015)


 

1. Khalil Mack (Oakland Raiders)

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Age: 26
Career Sacks: 30.0
Career Tackles: 225
Sacks (for 2016-17 season): 11.0
Tackles (for 2016-17 season): 73
Last Year’s Ranking: 1st (2016), 1st (2015)

 

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