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The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the players who had the most success playing tight end for the Chargers

The Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers have had some great tight ends throughout the franchise’s history. This list of past Chargers 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 L.A./S.D. tight ends have left a legacy for this that can’t be taken away. 

Great Chargers players such as Antonio Gates, Kellen Winslow, and Dave Kocourek have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

So who is the greatest tight end in Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers history? Which of these tight ends has left a lasting legacy in the cities of Los Angeles and San Diego? Vote below for who you think is the best Los Angeles/San Diego Chargers tight end of all time!

list ordered by
1
Antonio Gates is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2003-2018

Chargers stats: 236 games played, 955 receptions, 11,841 yards, 116 TDs

2
Kellen Winslow is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1979-1987

Chargers stats: 109 games played, 541 receptions, 6,741 yards, 45 TDs

3
Dave Kocourek is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1960-1965

Chargers stats: 84 games played, 218 receptions, 3,720 yards, 21 TDs

4
Willie Frazier is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Willie Frazier

1966-1970

Chargers stats: 62 games played, 137 receptions, 2,005 yards, 21 TDs

5
Freddie Jones is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Freddie Jones

1997-2001

Chargers stats: 75 games played, 260 receptions, 2,931 yards, 16 TDs

6
Eric Sievers is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1981-1988

Chargers stats: 97 games played, 152 receptions, 1,793 yards, 16 TDs

7
Randy McMichael is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2010-2012

Chargers stats: 48 games played, 59 receptions, 543 yards, 2 TDs

8
Jacque MacKinnon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1961-1969

Chargers stats: 114 games played, 112 receptions, 2,109 yards, 20 TDs

9
Hunter Henry is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2016-2018

Chargers stats: 29 games played, 81 receptions, 1,057 yards, 12 TDs

10
Ladarius Green is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Ladarius Green

2012-2015

Chargers stats: 47 games played, 77 receptions, 1,087 yards, 7 TDs

11
Pete Holohan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Pete Holohan

1981-1987

Chargers stats: 90 games played, 171 receptions, 2,073 yards, 7 TDs

12
Alfred Pupunu is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1992-1997, 1999

Chargers stats: 84 games played, 98 receptions, 966 yards, 3 TDs

13
Bob Klein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Bob Klein

1977-1979

Chargers stats: 43 games played, 91 receptions, 1,081 yards, 8 TDs

14
Derrick Walker is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Derrick Walker

1990-1993

Chargers stats: 60 games played, 98 receptions, 979 yards, 4 TDs

15
John Phillips is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
John Phillips

2013-2015

Chargers stats: 47 games played, 15 receptions, 100 yards, 2 TDs

16
Brandon Manumaleuna is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2006-2009

Chargers stats: 64 games played, 44 receptions, 317 yards, 6 TDs

17
Virgil Green is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2018

Chargers stats: 16 games played, 19 receptions, 210 yards, 1 TD

18
Mikhael Ricks is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Mikhael Ricks

1998-2000

Chargers stats: 35 games played, 73 receptions, 914 yards, 2 TDs

19
Pat Curran is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1975-1978

Chargers stats: 56 games played, 97 receptions, 1,183 yards, 3 TDs

20
Pettis Norman is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Pettis Norman

1971-1973

Chargers stats: 41 games played, 59 receptions, 820 yards, 1 TD

21
Craig McEwen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Craig McEwen

1989-1991

Chargers stats: 36 games played, 73 receptions, 823 yards, 6 TDs

22
John Mackey is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

1972

Chargers stats: 13 games played, 11 receptions, 110 yards, 0 TDs

23
Kris Wilson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2008-2010

Chargers stats: 33 games played, 10 receptions, 101 yards, 1 TD

24
Justin Peelle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time

2002-2005

Chargers stats: 62 games played, 40 receptions, 270 yards, 4 TDs

25
Joe Caravello is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Los Angeles Chargers Tight Ends Of All Time
Joe Caravello

1989-1990

Chargers stats: 19 games played, 12 receptions, 116 yards, 1 TD