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The Best New York Jets 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 Jets

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

Great New York Jets players such as Mickey Shuler, Jerome Barkum, and Dustin Keller have gone down as some of the best tight ends in franchise history.

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

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1
Mickey Shuler is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

1978-1989

Jets stats: 160 games played, 438 receptions, 4819 yards, 37 TDs

2
Dustin Keller is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2008-2012

Jets stats: 72 games played, 241 receptions, 2876 yards, 17 TDs

3
Jerome Barkum is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

1972-1983

Jets stats: 158 games played, 326 receptions, 4789 yards, 40 TDs

4
Johnny Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

1992-1995

Jets stats: 53 games played, 158 receptions, 2086 yards, 16 TDs

5
Rich Caster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

1970-1977

Jets stats: 107 games played, 245 receptions, 4434 yards, 36 TDs

6
Pete Lammons is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Pete Lammons

1966-1971

Jets stats: 83 games played, 184 receptions, 2345 yards, 14 TDs

7
Chris Herndon is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2018

Jets stats: 16 games played, 39 receptions, 502 yards, 4 TDs

8
Chris Baker is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2002-2008

Jets stats: 99 games played, 145 receptions, 1505 yards, 12 TDs

9
Fred Baxter is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Fred Baxter

1993-2000

Jets stats: 102 games played, 73 receptions, 809 yards, 10 TDs

10
Austin Seferian-Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2016-2017

Jets stats: 20 games played, 60 receptions, 467 yards, 3 TDs

11
Anthony Becht is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2000-2004

Jets stats: 78 games played, 133 receptions, 1164 yards, 17 TDs

12
Dee Mackey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Dee Mackey

1963-1965

Jets stats: 38 games played, 53 receptions, 731 yards, 4 TDs

13
Billy Griggs is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Billy Griggs

1985-1989

Jets stats: 64 games played, 25 receptions, 262 yards, 1 TD

14
Doug Jolley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2005

Jets stats: 16 games played, 29 receptions, 324 yards, 1 TD

15
Jordan Leggett is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Jordan Leggett

2018

Jets stats: 15 games played, 14 receptions, 114 yards, 1 TD

16
James Thornton is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
James Thornton

1993-1994

Jets stats: 28 games played, 32 receptions, 279 yards, 2 TDs

17
Kyle Brady is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

1995-1998

Jets stats: 63 games played, 93 receptions, 949 yards, 10 TDs

18
Jeff Cumberland is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Jeff Cumberland

2010-2015

Jets stats: 65 games played, 86 receptions, 1119 yards, 10 TDs

19
Mark Boyer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Mark Boyer

1990-1992

Jets stats: 43 games played, 75 receptions, 636 yards, 1 TD 

20
Willie Brister is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Willie Brister

1974-1975

Jets stats: 24 games played, 6 receptions, 93 yards, 0 TDs

21
Jace Amaro is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Jace Amaro

2014

Jets stats: 14 games played, 38 receptions, 345 yards, 2 TDs

22
James Dearth is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2001-2009

Jets stats: 144 games played, 3 receptions, 10 yards, 1 TD

23
Greg Werner is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
Greg Werner

1989

Jets stats: 10 games played, 8 receptions, 115 yards, 0 TDs

24
Kellen Winslow II is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time

2013

Jets stats: 12 games played, 31 receptions, 388 yards, 2 TDs

25
K. D. Dunn is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best New York Jets Tight Ends Of All Time
K. D. Dunn

1988-1989

Jets stats: 16 games played, 8 receptions, 80 yards, 0 TDs