The Best MLB in the NFL

They call him "Mike." But he's not a person; he's a position. Mike stands for middle linebacker, the QB of an NFL defense.

Mike calls the defensive plays, reads the opposing team's formations, and offers support on both running and passing plays. It's easy to see why a great Mike is so highly coveted.

But who is the best middle linebacker right now?

As you can see from the poll below, the San Francisco 49ers have an embarrassment of richest at middle linebacker with both NaVarro Bowman and Patrick Willis.

Carolina Panthers MLB Luke Kuechly is the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year. He led the league with 156 tackles last year.

Veteran Kansas City Chief Derrick Johnson, and youngster Buffalo Bills Kiko Alonzo, might not get as much publicity as the others, but both are game changers!

Who do you think is the best?

Who is the best middle linebacker in the NFL?

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  • Cincinnati Bengals

    January 18

    travisnygard · veteran

    LUKE KUETLEY and the panthers

  • Atlanta Falcons

    August 21, 2014

    jarv596 · starter

    paul worrilow is a beast he was like the only one making plays against the texans go falcons

  • San Francisco 49ers

    August 4, 2014

    ray95825 · 2nd string

    bettween willis and clay by sacks

  • Miami Dolphins

    August 1, 2014

    trertb · 2nd string

    Patrick Willis

  • Green Bay Packers

    August 1, 2014

    Pack515 · 2nd string

    Kap played for Brewers

  • Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    July 29, 2014

    penguin1e · draftee


  • Chicago Bears

    July 20, 2014

    heydedy17 · rookie

    Da Bears gonna go all the way. they got the offense and defense now

  • New York Giants

    July 19, 2014

    giantsboi80 · draftee


  • New England Patriots

    July 17, 2014

    swaggyllama25 · practice squad

    luke kuechly is like in my top 10 list of best players

  • Carolina Panthers

    July 17, 2014

    03pantherboy · rookie

    Luke Kuechly

  • Seattle Seahawks

    July 16, 2014

    naachainaaa · draftee

    or matthews

  • Philadelphia Eagles

    July 16, 2014

    asad91025 · 2nd string

    Right now it's Willis but after he retires it's alonso

  • San Francisco 49ers

    July 16, 2014

    jonnguy2014 · draftee

    Kuechly Bowman or Willis

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    July 16, 2014

    allprobrady · veteran


  • Kansas City Chiefs

    July 16, 2014

    indianchief99 · 2nd string

    Willis is the best. Sorry DJ.

  • Jacksonville Jaguars

    July 16, 2014

    legoflamer88 · draftee

    PAUL POSLUSZNY all the way

  • Seattle Seahawks

    July 16, 2014

    naachainaaa · draftee

    or luke kuechely

  • Buffalo Bills

    July 15, 2014

    newtonandtwixwin · draftee

    kiko alanzo all the wat man!!!!!!!

  • Miami Dolphins

    July 15, 2014

    dolphinman28 · starter


  • New England Patriots

    July 15, 2014

    raidersck2004 · starter