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The Best San Francisco 49ers Tight Ends Of All Time

Updated February 3, 2020 2.1k votes 458 voters 11.2k views40 items

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The San Francisco 49ers have had some great tight ends throughout the franchise’s history. This list of 49ers 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 NFL offensive schemes, one can only imagine what this list will look like years down the road.

No matter what happens with the evolution of this position, these 49ers tight ends have left a legacy that won't be forgotten. Great 49ers players such as Vernon Davis, Brent Jones, and Monty Stickles, some of the best NFL players of all time, have gone down as some of the best tight ends in the franchise's history. 

But who’s the best tight end in San Francisco 49ers history? Which of these tight ends has left a lasting legacy for his team? Vote below for who you think is the best San Francisco 49ers tight end of all time, then head over and check out the top San Francisco 49ers players ever.

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  • Tom Mitchell26

    1974-1977

    49ers stats: 54 games played, 83 receptions, 1094 yards, 4 TDs.

  • Paul Seal27
    6
    13

    Paul Seal

    1977-1979

    49ers stats: 43 games played, 37 receptions, 634 yards, 3 TDs.

  • Justin Swift28
    8
    15

    Justin Swift

    2000-2002

    49ers stats: 48 games played, 22 receptions, 137 yards, 1 TD

  • Dee Mackey29
    2
    7

    Dee Mackey

    1960

    49ers stats: 12 games played, 12 receptions, 159 yards, 0 TDs

  • Chad Fann30
    4
    10

    Chad Fann

    1997-1999

    49ers stats: 39 games played, 7 receptions, 86 yards, 0 TDs

  • Ron Heller31
    4
    14

    Ron Heller

    1987-1988

    49ers stats: 29 games played, 26 receptions, 305 yards, 3 TDs

  • Blake Bell32
    4
    15

    Blake Bell

    2015-2016

    49ers stats: 27 games played, 19 receptions, 271 yards, 0 TDs

  • Jed Weaver33
    4
    19

    Jed Weaver

    2003

    49ers stats: 16 games played, 35 receptions, 437 yards, 1 TD

  • Kent Kramer34
    2
    10

    Kent Kramer

    1966

    49ers stats: 14 games played, 5 receptions, 81 yards, 3 TDs

  • Bill Larson35

    1975

    49ers stats: 14 games played, 5 receptions, 64 yards, 0 TDs

  • Aaron Thomas36

    1961-1962

    49ers stats: 16 games played, 15 receptions, 301 yards, 2 TDs

  • Fred Dugan37
    2
    10

    Fred Dugan

    1958-1959

    49ers stats: 24 games played, 15 receptions, 194 yards, 0 TDs

  • Justin Peelle38

    2011

    49ers stats: 14 games played, 1 reception, 19 yards, 0 TDs

  • Tony Cline Jr.39
    2
    10

    Tony Cline Jr.

    1999

    49ers stats: 8 games played, 4 receptions, 45 yards, 0 TDs

  • Nate Byham40
    2
    14

    Nate Byham

    2010

    49ers stats: 14 games played, 5 receptions, 27 yards, 0 TDs