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The Best Chicago Bears 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 Bears

The Chicago Bears have had some great tight ends throughout the franchise’s history. This list of past Bears 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 Chicago tight ends have left a legacy for this that can’t be taken away. 

Great Chicago Bears players such as Mike Ditka, Desmond Clark, and Emery Moorehead have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

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

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1
Greg Olsen is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2007-2010

Bears stats: 62 games played, 194 receptions, 1,981 yards, 20 TDs

2
Mike Ditka is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

1961-1966

Bears stats: 84 games played, 316 receptions, 4,503 yards, 34 TDs

3
Zach Miller is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2014-2017

Bears stats: 33 games played, 101 receptions, 1,161 yards, 11 TDs

4
Emery Moorehead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

1981-1988

Bears stats: 106 games played, 200 receptions, 2,730 yards, 14 TDs

5
Desmond Clark is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2003-2010

Bears stats: 110 games played, 242 receptions, 2,639 yards, 18 TDs

6
Keith Jennings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Keith Jennings

1991-1997

Bears stats: 82 games played, 101 receptions, 1,035 yards, 10 TDs

7
Cap Boso is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Cap Boso

1987-1991

Bears stats: 53 games played, 54 receptions, 591 yards, 4 TDs

8
Martellus Bennett is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2013-2015

Bears stats: 43 games played, 208 receptions, 2,114 yards, 14 TDs

9
Fred Baxter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Fred Baxter

2001-2002

Bears stats: 19 games played, 27 receptions, 199 yards, 2 TDs

10
James Thornton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
James Thornton

1988-1991

Bears stats: 64 games played, 75 receptions, 1,059 yards, 5 TDs

11
Ryan Wetnight is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Ryan Wetnight

1993-1999

Bears stats: 91 games played, 172 receptions, 1,522 yards, 9 TDs

12
Robin Earl is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Robin Earl

1977-1982

Bears stats: 84 games played, 47 receptions, 486 yards, 4 TDs

13
Tim Wrightman is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

1985-1986

Bears stats: 32 games played, 46 receptions, 648 yards, 1 TD

14
Greg Latta is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

1975-1979

Bears stats: 73 games played, 90 receptions, 1,081 yards, 7 TDs

15
Dustin Lyman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Dustin Lyman

2000-2004

Bears stats: 55 games played, 37 receptions, 278 yards, 3 TDs

16
John Allred is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
John Allred

1997-2000

Bears stats: 40 games played, 30 receptions, 281 yards, 2 TDs

17
Trey Burton is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2018

Bears stats: 16 games played, 54 receptions, 569 yards, 6 TDs

18
Brandon Manumaleuna is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2010

Bears stats: 16 games played, 5 receptions, 43 yards, 1 TD

19
Kellen Davis is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Kellen Davis

2008-2012

Bears stats: 80 games played, 47 receptions, 529 yards, 11 TDs

20
Adam Shaheen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Adam Shaheen

2017-2018

Bears stats: 19 games played, 17 receptions, 175 yards, 4 TDs

21
Matt Spaeth is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time

2011-2012

Bears stats: 31 games played, 13 receptions, 78 yards, 3 TDs

22
Fred Pagac is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Fred Pagac

1974

Bears stats: 14 games played, 6 receptions, 79 yards, 0 TDs

23
Mike Cobb is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Mike Cobb

1977-1981

Bears stats: 49 games played, 11 receptions, 134 yards, 0 TDs

24
Chris Gedney is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Chris Gedney

1993-1995

Bears stats: 28 games played, 28 receptions, 307 yards, 3 TDs

25
Craig Cotton is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Chicago Bears Tight Ends Of All Time
Craig Cotton

1973

Bears stats: 13 games played, 13 receptions, 186 yards, 0 TDs