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The Best Denver Broncos Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated August 23, 2019 1.4k votes 187 voters 4.4k views40 items

List RulesVote up the players who had the most success playing tight end for the Broncos

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

Great Denver Broncos players such as Shannon Sharpe, Clarence Kay, and Riley Odoms have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

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

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  • 1

    1990-1999, 2002-2003

    Broncos stats: 172 games played, 675 receptions, 8,439 yards, 55 TDs

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    1972-1983

    Broncos stats: 153 games played, 396 receptions, 5,755 yards, 41 TDs

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    2011-2014

    Broncos stats: 36 games played, 109 receptions, 1,282 yards, 24 TDs

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    1984-1992

    Broncos stats: 135 games played, 193 receptions, 2,136 yards, 13 TDs

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    13

    Orson Mobley

    1986-1990

    Broncos stats: 61 games played, 84 receptions, 1,019 yards, 4 TDs

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    36
    17

    Tony Scheffler

    2006-2009

    Broncos stats: 57 games played, 138 receptions, 1,896 yards, 14 TDs

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    2015

    Broncos stats: 16 games played, 46 receptions, 517 yards, 3 TDs

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    Billy Masters

    1970-1974

    Broncos stats: 66 games played, 66 receptions, 923 yards, 6 TDs

  • 9

    2007-2010

    Broncos stats: 63 games played, 102 receptions, 1,072 yards, 7 TDs

  • 10

    2011-2017

    Broncos stats: 100 games played, 71 receptions, 807 yards, 4 TDs

  • 11

    2016-2018

    Broncos stats: 37 games played, 49 receptions, 564 yards, 4 TDs

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    12

    Ron Egloff

    1977-1983

    Broncos stats: 93 games played, 64 receptions, 747 yards, 4 TDs

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    1999-2001

    Broncos stats: 41 games played, 79 receptions, 910 yards, 9 TDs

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    1994-2005

    Broncos stats: 163 games played, 192 receptions, 1,707 yards, 15 TDs

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    Jeb Putzier

    2002-2005, 2008

    Broncos stats: 41 games played, 77 receptions, 1,087yards, 2 TDs

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    2012-2014

    Broncos stats: 47 games played, 86 receptions, 848 yards, 5 TDs

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    16
    14

    Byron Chamberlain

    1995-2000

    Broncos stats: 73 games played, 72 receptions, 964 yards, 3 TDs

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    12
    9

    Gene Prebola

    1961-1963

    Broncos stats: 42 games played, 100 receptions, 1,419 yards, 4 TDs

  • 19

    2012-2013

    Broncos stats: 29 games played, 48 receptions, 403 yards, 6 TDs

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    14
    16

    Tom Beer

    1967-1969

    Broncos stats: 37 games played, 40 receptions, 631 yards, 1 TD

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    13
    17

    Matt LaCosse

    2017-2018

    Broncos stats: 17 games played, 24 receptions, 250 yards, 1 TD

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    8
    15

    Dave Pivec

    1969

    Broncos stats: 14 games played, 9 receptions, 117 yards, 0 TDs

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    5
    11

    Jim Whalen

    1970-1971

    Broncos stats: 17 games played, 43 receptions, 627 yards, 3 TDs

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    5
    11

    John Sawyer

    1983-1984

    Broncos stats: 17 games played, 20 receptions, 164 yards, 0 TDs

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    15
    26

    Dan Gronkowski

    2010

    Broncos stats: 12 games played, 8 receptions, 65 yards, 0 TDs