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The Best Kansas City Chiefs Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated August 23, 2019 838 votes 143 voters 3.3k views40 items

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

Great Kansas City Chiefs players such as Tony Gonzalez, Travis Kelce, and Fred Arbanas have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

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

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  • Sean Ryan26
    4
    7

    Sean Ryan

    2009

    Chiefs stats: 10 games played, 14 receptions, 135 yards, 2 TDs

  • Brad Cottam27
    4
    7

    Brad Cottam

    2008-2009

    Chiefs stats: 24 games played, 16 receptions, 183 yards, 0 TDs

  • Max Boydston28

    1960-1961

    Chiefs stats: 25 games played, 41 receptions, 524 yards, 4 TDs

  • Mike Dyal29

    1992-1993

    Chiefs stats: 9 games played, 8 receptions, 90 yards, 0 TDs

  • Reggie Carolan30
    4
    8

    Reggie Carolan

    1964-1968

    Chiefs stats: 62 games played, 20 receptions, 325 yards, 4 TDs

  • Walt Arnold31
    4
    8

    Walt Arnold

    1984-1987

    Chiefs stats: 47 games played, 62 receptions, 629 yards, 3 TDs

  • Lonnie Johnson32
    2
    6

    Lonnie Johnson

    1999

    Chiefs stats: 14 games played, 10 receptions, 98 yards, 1 TD

  • Mikhael Ricks33
    2
    7

    Mikhael Ricks

    2000-2001

    Chiefs stats: 17 games played, 18 receptions, 252 yards, 1 TD

  • Chris Dressel34
    2
    7

    Chris Dressel

    1989

    Chiefs stats: 7 games played, 9 receptions, 136 yards, 1 TD

  • Kevin Boss35
    2
    7

    Kevin Boss

    2012

    Chiefs stats: 2 games played, 3 receptions, 65 yards, 1 TD

  • Pete Holohan36
    2
    7

    Pete Holohan

    1991

    Chiefs stats: 16 games played, 13 receptions, 113 yards, 2 TDs

  • Ed Beckman37
    2
    7

    Ed Beckman

    1977-1984

    Chiefs stats: 107 games played, 23 receptions, 198 yards, 1 TD

  • Orson Charles38

    2017

    Chiefs stats: 5 games played, 2 receptions, 53 yards, 0 TDs

  • Tony Romeo39
    1
    8

    Tony Romeo

    1961

    Chiefs stats: 14 games played, 7 receptions, 89 yards, 0 TDs

  • Troy Drayton40

    2000

    Chiefs stats: 16 games played, 8 receptions, 70 yards, 2 TDs