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The Best Atlanta Falcons Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated August 26, 2019 533 votes 78 voters 2.5k views40 items

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The Atlanta Falcons have had some great tight ends throughout the franchise’s history. This list of past Falcons tight ends features former greats, current impact players, and even future stars. As the tight end position increasingly becomes more of a focal point in the offensive schemes of today, one can only imagine what this list could look like in years down the road. No matter what happens in the evolution of this position, these Atlanta tight ends have left a legacy for this that can’t be taken away. 

Great Atlanta Falcons players such as Tony Gonzalez, Alge Crumpler, and Jim Mitchell have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

So who is the greatest tight end in Atlanta Falcons history? Which of these tight ends has left a lasting legacy in the ATL? Vote below for who you think is the best Atlanta Falcons tight end of all time!

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  • 1
    Tony Gonzalez

    2009-2013

    Falcons stats: 80 games played, 409 receptions, 4,187 yards, 35 TDs

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    Alge Crumpler

    2001-2007

    Falcons stats: 108 games played, 316 receptions, 4,212 yards, 35 TDs

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    Austin Hooper
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    Austin Hooper

    2016-2018

    Falcons stats: 46 games played, 139 receptions, 1,457 yards, 10 TDs

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    Jim Mitchell

    1969-1979

    Falcons stats: 155 games played, 305 receptions, 4,358 yards, 28 TDs

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    Junior Miller
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    Junior Miller

    1980-1983

    Falcons stats: 56 games played, 114 receptions, 1,328 yards, 13 TDs

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    O. J. Santiago

    1997-1999

    Falcons stats: 41 games played, 59 receptions, 819 yards, 7 TDs

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    Jacob Tamme

    2015-2016

    Falcons stats: 23 games played, 81 receptions, 867 yards, 4 TDs

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    Arthur Cox

    1983-1987

    Falcons stats: 76 games played, 111 receptions, 1,268 yards, 7 TDs

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    Brian Kozlowski

    1997-2003

    Falcons stats: 112 games played, 74 receptions, 891 yards, 7 TDs

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    Billy Martin
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    Billy Martin

    1966-1967

    Falcons stats: 28 games played, 44 receptions, 512 yards, 3 TDs

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    Ken Whisenhunt

    1985-1988

    Falcons stats: 55 games played, 56 receptions, 551 yards, 5 TDs

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    Reggie Kelly

    1999-2002, 2011

    Falcons stats: 78 games played, 70 receptions, 797 yards, 2 TDs

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    Levine Toilolo

    2013-2017

    Falcons stats: 79 games played, 74 receptions, 723 yards, 7 TDs

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    Ray Ogden
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    Ray Ogden

    1967-1968

    Falcons stats: 25 games played, 44 receptions, 760 yards, 3 TDs

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    Dwayne Blakley

    2004-2007

    Falcons stats: 59 games played, 21 receptions, 189 yards, 1 TD

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    Logan Paulsen
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    Logan Paulsen

    2018

    Falcons stats: 15 games played, 9 receptions, 91 yards, 1 TD

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    Sylvester Byrd
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    Sylvester Byrd

    1987

    Falcons stats: 3 games played, 7 receptions, 125 yards, 0 TDs

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    Eric Saubert
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    Eric Saubert

    2017-2018

    Falcons stats: 30 games played, 5 receptions, 48 yards, 0 TDs

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    Cliff Benson
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    Cliff Benson

    1984-1985

    Falcons stats: 32 games played, 36 receptions, 281 yards, 0 TDs

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    Gary Wilkins
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    Gary Wilkins

    1988-1991

    Falcons stats: 48 games played, 34 receptions, 510 yards, 6 TDs

  • 21
    Greg McCrary

    1975, 1977

    Falcons stats: 26 games played, 5 receptions, 48 yards, 0 TDs

  • 22
    Justin Peelle

    2008-2010

    Falcons stats: 44 games played, 37 receptions, 370 yards, 5 TDs

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    Mitch Lyons
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    Mitch Lyons

    1993-1996

    Falcons stats: 51 games played, 24 receptions, 216 yards, 1 TD

  • 24
    Alex Higdon

    1988

    Falcons stats: 3 games played, 3 receptions, 60 yards, 2 TDs

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    Russ Mikeska
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    Russ Mikeska

    1979-1982

    Falcons stats: 53 games played, 6 receptions, 53 yards, 0 TDs