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The Best Minnesota Vikings Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated August 26, 2019 1.3k votes 151 voters 2.9k views40 items

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The Minnesota Vikings have had some great tight ends throughout the franchise’s history. This list of past Minnesota 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 offensive schemes, one can only imagine what this list with look like in years down the road. No matter what happens with the evolution of this position, these Vikings tight ends have left a legacy for this that can’t be taken away. 

Great Minnesota Vikings players such as Steve Jordan, Kyle Rudolph, and Visanthe Shiancoe, who could count among the best NFL players ever, have gone down as some of the best tight ends in Vikings franchise history.

So who’s the greatest tight end in Minnesota Vikings history? Which of these tight ends has left a lasting legacy in the city of Minnesota? Vote below for who you think is the best Minnesota Vikings tight end of all time, then head over and check out the top Minnesota Vikings players ever.

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  • Chase Ford26
    7
    14

    Chase Ford

    2012-2014

    Vikings stats: 20 games played, 34 receptions, 391 yards, 1 TD

  • Ray Poage27
    7
    14

    Ray Poage

    1963

    Vikings stats: 7 games played, 15 receptions, 354 yards, 2 TDs

  • Billy Martin28
    4
    10

    Billy Martin

    1968

    Vikings stats: 14 games played, 10 receptions, 101 yards, 1 TD

  • Johnny McWilliams29
    4
    11

    Johnny McWilliams

    2000

    Vikings stats: 15 games played, 22 receptions, 180 yards, 3 TDs

  • Blake Bell30
    4
    12

    Blake Bell

    2017

    Vikings stats: 13 games played, 3 receptions, 19 yards, 0 TDs

  • John Carlson31

    2012-2013

    Vikings stats: 27 games played, 40 receptions, 387 yards, 1 TD

  • John Davis32
    4
    17

    John Davis

    2000

    Vikings stats: 15 games played, 17 receptions, 202 yards, 1 TD

  • Sean Berton33
    2
    11

    Sean Berton

    2003-2004

    Vikings stats: 30 games played, 9 receptions, 78 yards, 0 TDs

  • Carl Hilton34
    2
    11

    Carl Hilton

    1986-1989

    Vikings stats: 36 games played, 3 receptions, 17 yards, 3 TDs

  • Kent Kramer35
    2
    12

    Kent Kramer

    1969-1970

    Vikings stats: 24 games played, 3 receptions, 47 yards, 1 TD

  • Allen Reisner36
    2
    12

    Allen Reisner

    2011-2012

    Vikings stats: 10 games played, 2 receptions, 18 yards, 0 TDs

  • Carlester Crumpler37
    2
    14

    Carlester Crumpler

    1999

    Vikings stats: 11 games played, 2 receptions, 35 yards, 1 TD

  • Richard Angulo38
    2
    15

    Richard Angulo

    2005

    Vikings stats: 2 games played, 1 reception, 11 yards, 0 TDs

  • David Frisch39

    1996

    Vikings stats: 10 games played, 3 receptions, 27 yards, 1 TD

  • Derek Tennell40
    1
    12

    Derek Tennell

    1992-1993

    Vikings stats: 19 games played, 17 receptions, 134 yards, 0 TDs