A sometimes underappreciated position, the tight end has always had a huge impact on the game. Whether it’s in the blocking game or getting out in the passing game, tight ends are immensely important to a team’s success. Here are five of the best to ever play the position in the NFL.
Stats: 541 receptions, 6,741 yards, 45 touchdowns
Winslow put together the greatest single season for a tight end in history in 1980. He amassed 89 catches for 1,290 yards. A marker that has yet to be broken. Winslow called it a career at the young age of 30 in 1987.