Football The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s  

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Tight ends are a versatile bunch. They can make or break a team. You can win without a great tight end... but sure is easier when you have one. 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. Here is a list of great 80s tight ends, ranked from best to worst by you, the fans. Take a look at this list of TE's from the 80s to vote up your favorites! Who are the best 80s tight ends? The greatest NFL tight ends of the 1980s?

From Mark Bavaro, to Brent Jones, and beyond,  this list of 1980s tight ends has tons of great talent! The top tight ends of the 1980s are all listed here for you to look through and vote up your favorites. If you think a player is missing, be sure to add them! Who are the greatest 80s NFL tight ends?

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Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s
Kellen Winslow Missouri Tigers football, San Diego Chargers

2
30 10
Ozzie Newsome is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s
Ozzie Newsome Cleveland Browns

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21 13
Todd Christensen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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22 16
Jay Novacek is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s
Jay Novacek Phoenix Cardinals, Wyoming Cowboys football, Dallas Cowboys

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26 21
Mark Bavaro is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s
Mark Bavaro Cleveland Browns, Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants

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19 13
Dave Casper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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18 13
Keith Jackson is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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21 19
Brent Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s
Brent Jones San Francisco 49ers

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Russ Francis is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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14 16
Doug Cosbie is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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10 15
Billy Joe DuPree is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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10 15
Jimmie Giles is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

13
6 11
Rodney Holman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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5 10
Dan Ross is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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8 14
Steve Jordan is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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8 14
Paul Coffman is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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4 9
Jerome Barkum is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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3 8
Jerry Smith is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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6 12
Pete Metzelaars is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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4 10
Riley Odoms is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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4 10
Rich Caster is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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4 10
Mickey Shuler is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s
Mickey Shuler Oakland Raiders

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3 10
Raymond Chester is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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2 9
Charle Young is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s

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2 10
Keith Krepfle is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Tight Ends of the '80s