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NFL The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s  

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Tight ends are a versatile bunch, and they are some the most athletic players in the NFL. Some tight ends are more on the receiving end, some on the blocking, but not matter what, the best tight ends have to be able to do both. And they have to do both at a high level. Here is a list of the best 2000s tight ends to choose from! The greatest tight ends of the 2000s. Take a look at these great TE's from the 2000s and vote up your favorites! Who do you think deserves the top spot?

From Todd Heap, to Heath Miller, and beyond, this list of the greatest 2000s tight ends that really left their mark on the game of football. The top tight ends of the 2000s are all listed here for you to look through and vote on, but if you think a player is missing, be sure to add them!  Who are the best 2000s NFL tight ends? That is up to you, the fans! 

So, who are the greatest tight ends of the 2000s?

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36 9
Tony Gonzalez is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Tony Gonzalez California Golden Bears football, Atlanta Falcons, Kansas City Chiefs

2
31 9
Antonio Gates is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Antonio Gates San Diego Chargers

3
26 12
Jason Witten is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Jason Witten Tennessee Volunteers football, Dallas Cowboys

4
22 12
Jeremy Shockey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Jeremy Shockey New Orleans Saints, Carolina Panthers, Miami Hurricanes football

5
19 10
Vernon Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Vernon Davis Maryland Terrapins football, San Francisco 49ers

6
20 12
Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Greg Olsen Chicago Bears, Carolina Panthers, Miami Hurricanes football

7
23 15
Shannon Sharpe is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Shannon Sharpe Denver Broncos, Baltimore Ravens, Savannah State Tigers football

8
18 12
Delanie Walker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Delanie Walker San Francisco 49ers, Tennessee Titans

9
19 13
Heath Miller is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Heath Miller Pittsburgh Steelers

10
16 11
Dallas Clark is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Dallas Clark Indianapolis Colts, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Baltimore Ravens

11
17 13
Todd Heap is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Todd Heap Arizona Cardinals, Arizona State Sun Devils football, Baltimore Ravens

12
9 6
Chris Cooley is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Chris Cooley Washington Redskins, Utah State Aggies football

13
10 8
Frank Wycheck is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s

14
8 6
Alge Crumpler is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Alge Crumpler Atlanta Falcons, New England Patriots

15
7 7
Martellus Bennett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Martellus Bennett Texas A&M Aggies football, Chicago Bears, Dallas Cowboys

16
6 7
Brent Celek is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Brent Celek Cincinnati Bearcats football, Philadelphia Eagles

17
5 9
Howard Cross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s

18
4 8
Kellen Winslow II is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Kellen Winslow II Seattle Seahawks, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots

19
2 6
Randy McMichael is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Randy McMichael St. Louis Rams, San Diego Chargers

20
4 9
Wesley Walls is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s

21
3 9
Chad Lewis is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Chad Lewis St. Louis Rams, Philadelphia Eagles

22
3 11
Owen Daniels is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Owen Daniels Houston Texans

23
1 7
Ernie Conwell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s

24
1 7
Matt Spaeth is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s
Matt Spaeth Pittsburgh Steelers, Minnesota Golden Gophers football, Chicago Bears

25
1 7
Ken Dilger is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the 2000s