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Reggie White is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Reggie White


Reginald Howard "Reggie" White was an American college and professional football player who was mostly a defensive end but also played some defensive tackle in the National Football League for 15 seasons during the 1980s and 90s. He played college football for the University of Tennessee, and was ...more

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Bruce Smith is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Bruce Bernard Smith is a former American football defensive end for the Buffalo Bills and the Washington Redskins of the National Football League. He was a member of the Buffalo Bills teams that played in four consecutive Super Bowls as AFC champions. The holder of the NFL career record for ...more

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Deacon Jones is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Deacon Jones


David D. "Deacon" Jones was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Los Angeles Rams, San Diego Chargers, and the Washington Redskins. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1980. Jones specialized in quarterback "sacks", a term which he coined. ...more

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Michael Strahan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Michael Anthony Strahan is a retired American football defensive end who spent his entire 15-year career with the New York Giants of the National Football League. Strahan set a record for the most sacks in a season in 2001, and won a Super Bowl in his final season in 2007. After retiring from the ...more

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Ed Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Ed Jones


Ed Lee "Too Tall" Jones is a retired American football player who played 15 seasons in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys. In 1979, he attempted a career in professional boxing. ...more

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#207 on The Best Football Players Ever

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Charles Haley is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Charles Haley


Charles Lewis Haley is a retired American football linebacker and defensive end who played in the National Football League for the San Francisco 49ers and the Dallas Cowboys. He was selected in the fourth round of the 1986 NFL Draft out of James Madison University. A versatile defensive player, ...more

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Jim Marshall is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Jim Marshall


James Lawrence Marshall is a retired American football player who played defensive end for the Cleveland Browns and the Minnesota Vikings. At the time of his retirement, he owned the career records for most consecutive starts and games played. He was born in Wilsonville, in Boyle County, Kentucky, ...more

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#8 on The Best Minnesota Vikings of All Time

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Howie Long is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends
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Howie Long


Howard Matthew Moses "Howie" Long is an American former National Football League defensive end and actor. He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2000, and is currently a studio analyst for Fox Sports Networks' NFL coverage. ...more

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