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The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated August 26, 2019 2.2k votes 347 voters 10.3k views40 items

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

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

Great Pittsburgh Steelers players such as Heath Miller, Bennie Cunningham, and Eric Green, who could count among the best NFL players ever, have gone down as some of the best tight ends in Steelers franchise history.

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

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  • Danzell Lee26
    5
    12

    Danzell Lee

    1987

    Steelers stats: 13 games played, 12 receptions, 124 yards, 0 TDs

  • Chet Anderson27
    7
    15

    Chet Anderson

    1967

    Steelers stats: 14 games played, 8 receptions, 141 yards, 2 TDs

  • Chris Kolodziejski28
    5
    14

    Chris Kolodziejski

    1984

    Steelers stats: 7 games played, 5 receptions, 59 yards, 0 TDs

  • David Paulson29

    2012-2013

    Steelers stats: 32 games played, 13 receptions, 153 yards, 0 TDs

  • Bob Adams30
    7
    17

    Bob Adams

    1969-1971

    Steelers stats: 42 games played, 29 receptions, 276 yards, 0 TDs

  • Rich Kotite31

    1968

    Steelers stats: 12 games played, 6 receptions, 65 yards, 2 TDs

  • Mitch Lyons32
    5
    19

    Mitch Lyons

    1997-1999

    Steelers stats: 39 games played, 15 receptions, 129 yards, 0 TDs

  • Tim Jorden33
    4
    15

    Tim Jorden

    1992-1993

    Steelers stats: 31 games played, 7 receptions, 40 yards, 2 TDs

  • Mike Hinnant34
    4
    18

    Mike Hinnant

    1988-1989

    Steelers stats: 21 games played, 1 reception, 23 yards, 0 TDs

  • Henry Clement35
    2
    12

    Henry Clement

    1961

    Steelers stats: 14 games played, 5 receptions, 65 yards, 0 TDs

  • Cory Geason36
    2
    14

    Cory Geason

    2000-2001

    Steelers stats: 16 games played, 3 receptions, 66 yards, 0 TDs

  • Lee Folkins37
    2
    14

    Lee Folkins

    1965

    Steelers stats: 8 games played, 5 receptions, 58 yards, 0 TDs

  • Tony Jeter38
    2
    17

    Tony Jeter

    1966, 1968

    Steelers stats: 11 games played, 3 receptions, 27 yards, 0 TDs

  • Weslye Saunders39
    1
    12

    Weslye Saunders

    2011

    Steelers stats: 16 games played, 4 receptions, 29 yards, 1 TD

  • Terry O'Shea40
    1
    14

    Terry O'Shea

    1989-1990

    Steelers stats: 32 games played, 2 receptions, 21 yards, 0 TDs