70s The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s  

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Tight ends are a versatile bunch, and are some of the most respected players in the NFL. Some 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. They are the toughest of the tough, and this is a list of great 70s tight ends that full of hard-nosed, gritty, tremendous athletes. Take a look at this list of tight ends from the 70s and vote up your favorites! Who are the greatest TE's of the 70s?

From the legend himself, Mike Ditka, to Ozzie Newsome, and beyond, all of the best 1970s tight ends are represented here! And if you think a great tight end from the 1970s isn't on this list, feel free to add them! The top tight ends of the 1970s are all listed here for you to vote up your favorites! Who do you think are the absolute best 70s NFL tight ends?

So, who are the greatest tight ends of the 70s?
list ordered by

1
30 6
Dave Casper is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

2
26 8
Ozzie Newsome is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
Cleveland Browns

3
24 11
Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
Chicago Bears, Pittsburgh Panthers football, Philadelphia Eagles

4
19 8
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
Baltimore Colts, Syracuse Orange football, San Diego Chargers

5
20 10
Jackie Smith is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
St. Louis Cardinals, Dallas Cowboys

6
16 9
Billy Joe DuPree is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

7
12 6
Charlie Sanders is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

8
14 8
Russ Francis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

9
15 10
Bob Tucker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

10
12 7
Riley Odoms is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

11
11 7
Stu Voigt is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

12
8 5
Charle Young is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

13
10 8
Raymond Chester is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

14
8 7
Bob Trumpy is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

15
8 8
Jimmie Giles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

16
2 2
Alvin Reed is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
Todd Naughton added

17
6 7
Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

18
5 7
Ted Kwalick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

19
9 12
Rich Caster is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

20
6 10
Paul Coffman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

21
4 8
Billy Cannon is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

22
5 10
John Beasley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
John Beasley

23
4 9
Jim Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

24
4 10
Marv Fleming is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
Marv Fleming

25
3 10
Jerome Barkum is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s

26
2 10
Mickey Shuler is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '70s
Oakland Raiders