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The Best Dallas Cowboys Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated August 26, 2019 3.1k votes 481 voters 15.6k views40 items

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

Great Dallas Cowboys players such as Jason Witten, Doug Cosbie, and Jay Novacek have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

So who is the greatest tight end in Dallas Cowboys history? Which of these tight ends has left a lasting legacy for America's team? Vote below for who you think is the best Dallas Cowboys tight end of all time!

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  • Fred Dugan26
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    Fred Dugan

    1960

    Cowboys stats: 12 games played, 29 receptions, 461 yards, 1 TD

  • Alfredo Roberts27

    1991-1992

    Cowboys stats: 32 games played, 19 receptions, 172 yards, 1 TD

  • John Phillips28
    11
    26

    John Phillips

    2009, 2011-2012

    Cowboys stats: 48 games played, 30 receptions, 218 yards, 2 TDs

  • James Whalen29
    8
    22

    James Whalen

    2000, 2002-2003

    Cowboys stats: 26 games played, 17 receptions, 152 yards, 0 TDs

  • Keith Jennings30
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    28

    Keith Jennings

    1989

    Cowboys stats: 10 games played, 6 receptions, 47 yards, 0 TDs

  • Steve Folsom31

    1987-1990

    Cowboys stats: 42 games played, 37 receptions, 349 yards, 4 TDs

  • Tyji Armstrong32
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    25

    Tyji Armstrong

    1996

    Cowboys stats: 16 games played, 2 receptions, 10 yards, 0 TDs

  • Fred Cornwell33
    10
    28

    Fred Cornwell

    1984-1985

    Cowboys stats: 30 games played, 8 receptions, 100 yards, 2 TDs

  • Tony McGee34

    2002-2003

    Cowboys stats: 17 games played, 23 receptions, 294 yards, 1 TD

  • Rico Gathers35
    11
    39

    Rico Gathers

    2018

    Cowboys stats: 15 games played, 3 receptions, 45 yards, 0 TDs

  • Scott Galbraith36
    7
    25

    Scott Galbraith

    1993-1994, 1997

    Cowboys stats: 39 games played, 7 receptions, 48 yards, 1 TD

  • Johnny Mitchell37

    1996

    Cowboys stats: 4 games played, 1 reception, 17 yards, 0 TDs

  • Brett Pierce38
    6
    33

    Brett Pierce

    2004-2005

    Cowboys stats: 18 games played, 2 receptions, 15 yards, 0 TDs

  • Johnny Huggins39
    5
    29

    Johnny Huggins

    2001

    Cowboys stats: 10 games played, 8 receptions, 36 yards, 0 TDs

  • Hayward Clay40
    5
    32

    Hayward Clay

    1998

    Cowboys stats: 3 games played, 1 reception, 27 yards, 0 TDs