by  1,667 votes 346 voters 64,765 views 30 items tags f p @

All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends

Active players are not listed.

All Time Greatest NFL Defensive Ends Football Players (American)
Z
G Options
B Comments
& Embed
  1. 1
    + 139
    - 33
    f t p @ X
    z
    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 on Wikipedia
  2. 2
    + 106
    - 31
    f t p @ X
    z
    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 on Wikipedia
  3. 3
    + 90
    - 23
    f t p @ X
    z
    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 quarterback ... more on Wikipedia
  4. 4
    + 75
    - 31
    f t p @ X
    z
    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 NFL, ... more on Wikipedia
  5. 5
    + 45
    - 14
    f t p @ X
    z
    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, Haley ... more on Wikipedia
  6. 6
    + 58
    - 24
    f t p @ X
    z
    Carl Eller is a former professional American football player in the National Football League who played from 1964 through 1979. He was born in Winston-Salem, North Carolina and attended the University of Minnesota. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2004. more on Wikipedia
  7. 7
    + 60
    - 27
    f t p @ X
    z
    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 on Wikipedia
  8. 8
    + 47
    - 18
    f t p @ X
    z
    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, near ... more on Wikipedia
  9. 9
    + 42
    - 15
    f t p @ X
    z
    L. C. Henderson Greenwood was an American football defensive end for the Pittsburgh Steelers of the National Football League. more on Wikipedia
  10. 10
    + 43
    - 16
    f t p @ X
    z
    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 on Wikipedia
  11. 11
    + 37
    - 13
    f t p @ X
    z
    Lee Roy Selmon was a Hall of Fame NFL football defensive lineman. more on Wikipedia
  12. 12
    + 36
    - 14
    f t p @ X
    z
    Richard Lamar Dent is a former American football defensive end, who played primarily for the Chicago Bears of the National Football League. He was the MVP of Super Bowl XX. He was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2011. more on Wikipedia
  13. 13
    + 41
    - 19
    f t p @ X
    z
    Herbert Jackson Youngblood, III is an American former college and professional football player who was a defensive end for the Los Angeles Rams of the National Football League for fourteen seasons during the 1970s and 1980s. He was a five-time consensus All-Pro and a seven-time Pro Bowl selection and ... more on Wikipedia
  14. 14
    + 29
    - 17
    f t p @ X
    z
    Harvey Banks Martin was an American football defensive end in the National Football League for the Dallas Cowboys from 1973 until 1983. He starred at South Oak Cliff High School and East Texas State University, before becoming an All-Pro with the Dallas Cowboys. more on Wikipedia
  15. 15
    + 28
    - 17
    f t p @ X
    z
    Otis Sistrunk is a former professional football player who played seven seasons as a defensive lineman, from 1972 to 1978. He played his entire National Football League career with the Oakland Raiders. Sistrunk later became a professional wrestler in the National Wrestling Alliance. He is a distant ... more on Wikipedia
  16. 16
    + 30
    - 19
    f t p @ X
    z
    Christopher John Doleman is a former American Football defensive end who played in the NFL for the Minnesota Vikings, Atlanta Falcons, and San Francisco 49ers from 1985 to 1999. He was an 8-time Pro Bowl selection and a 3-time First-team All-Pro, recording 150⅓ career sacks. He is a member of the NFL ... more on Wikipedia
  17. 17
    + 23
    - 13
    f t p @ X
    z
    Gino John Marchetti is a former professional American football player in the National Football League. A defensive end, he played in 1952 for the Dallas Texans and from 1953 to 1966 for the Baltimore Colts. more on Wikipedia
  18. 18
    + 24
    - 14
    f t p @ X
    z
    John Daniel "Tooz" Matuszak was an American football defensive end in the National Football League who later became an actor. He was the first draft pick of 1973 and played most of his career with the Oakland Raiders until he retired after winning his second Super Bowl in 1981. Matuszak participated in ... more on Wikipedia
  19. 19
    + 25
    - 15
    f t p @ X
    z
    Willie D. Davis is a former American football defensive end for the Cleveland Browns and the Green Bay Packers of the National Football League. Davis grew up in rural Louisiana and graduated from Grambling State University. Davis wore number 87 during his career with the Packers. For 10 seasons, Davis ... more on Wikipedia
  20. 20
    + 20
    - 11
    f t p @ X
    z
    Douglas Leon Atkins is a former American football defensive end who played for the Cleveland Browns, Chicago Bears and New Orleans Saints in the National Football League. He played college football at the University of Tennessee under legendary head coach Robert Neyland. He is a member of the College ... more on Wikipedia
L List Options B Comments & Embed z Share Next List >