NFL List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets

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This is a list of defensive ends who have played for the New York Jets, with pictures of the players when available. This list of famous New York Jets defensive ends is listed by popularity, so the most prominent defensive ends are at the top of the list. If you're a hardcore fan, then you'll most likely recognize all of these popular New York Jets defensive ends, but casual fans can use this list to brush up on the team's history.

The Jets haven't always been an NFL powerhouse, but when they had successful seasons they couldn't have done it without their star defensive ends. On this list, you'll find names such as Shaun Ellis, Calvin Pace, John Abraham, and Mark Gastineau.

This list answers the question, "Which defensive ends have played for the New York Jets?" After you are finished with this list, head on over and vote on the greatest New York Jets of all time.

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Mark Gastineau is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Defensive lineman Marcus Dell Gastineau is a former American football player who was a leading defensive end for the New York Jets from 1979 to 1988. A five-time Pro Bowler, his 107½ quarterback sacks in ...more

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John Abraham is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Outside Linebacker John Antonio Abraham is an American football outside linebacker for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football for the University of South Carolina. ...more

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Shaun Ellis is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end MeShaunda "Shaun" Pizarrur Ellis, nicknamed Big Katt, is a former American football defensive end who played twelve seasons in the National Football League. He played college football ...more

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Muhammad Wilkerson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Defensive lineman Muhammad Wilkerson is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. Wilkerson was drafted by the New York Jets in the first round, 30th overall pick ...more

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Mike DeVito is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end Michael Ralph DeVito is an American football defensive end for the Kansas City Chiefs of the National Football league. He played for the New York Jets from 2007 to 2012. He played college ...more

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David Bowens is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Linebacker, Defensive lineman David Walter Bowens is a former American football linebacker who played twelve seasons in the National Football League. He was drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth round of the 1999 NFL ...more

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Calvin Pace is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Linebacker Calvin Lamar Pace is an American football outside linebacker for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by Arizona Cardinals in the first round in the 2003 NFL Draft. ...more

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Sheldon Richardson is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive lineman Sheldon Adam Richardson is an American football defensive end for the New York Jets of the National Football League. He was drafted by the Jets in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft. He ...more

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Bryan Thomas is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Linebacker Bryan Thomas is a former American football linebacker and defensive end. He was drafted by the Jets 22nd overall in the 2002 NFL Draft. He played college football at the University of Alabama at ...more

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Marques Murrell is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Linebacker Marques Allen Murrell is a former American football linebacker. He was signed by the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent in 2007. He played college football at Appalachian State. ...more

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Gerry Philbin is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Defensive lineman Gerald John Philbin is a former American collegiate football defensive tackle and four year starter from the University at Buffalo where he earned several honors including Second- team ...more

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Jeff Lageman is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Defensive Ends on the New York Jets
Defensive end, Linebacker Jeffrey David Lageman, is a former American football player and current sports commentator. He played college football for the University of Virginia Cavaliers and was signed as a defensive end ...more