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The Tallest NFL Players Right Now, Ranked

Updated January 9, 2020 4.2k votes 717 voters 26.4k views46 items

List RulesVote up the players over 6'6" who use their size to their advantage.

Football is a sport about big men using their size and strength to dominate their opponents on the field, and the tallest players in the NFL right now are using every inch of their height to succeed on the gridiron. Whether you're talking about the long-armed linemen who kickstart the offense or the giant tight ends who go over the top in the middle of the field, being tall is a huge advantage for these NFL stars.

Jimmy Graham and Jesse James are among the tight ends over 6-foot-6 tall to achieve tremendous success in the league, beating defenses with their tremendous combination of height, reach, and strength. Eric Fisher and Sam Young join the list of linemen who help block for their running backs and quarterbacks by using those long arms to push off defenses and provide space for the offense to operate.

But who are the best tall players in the NFL right now? Who are the biggest big men helping their teams get a leg up on the competition with their size and strength? Vote below, then head over and check out the shortest players in the NFL for a look at the other side of the coin.

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  • Alejandro Villanueva1
    343
    85

    Alejandro Villanueva

    Offensive lineman

    BirthplaceMeridian, Mississippi, United States, with Territories

    Age32

    TeamsPhiladelphia Eagles

    6 feet, 9 inches

  • Dan Skipper2
    211
    93

    Dan Skipper

    Offensive tackle

    6 feet, 9 inches

  • Calais Campbell3
    183
    88

    Calais Campbell

    Defensive end

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Age29

    TeamsArizona Cardinals

    6 feet, 8 inches

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    #32 of 64 The Best Miami Football Players of All Time#180 of 432 The Greatest Defenders in NFL History

  • Demar Dotson4
    151
    65

    Demar Dotson

    Tackle

    BirthplaceAlexandria, Louisiana

    Age34

    TeamsTampa Bay Buccaneers

    6 feet, 9 inches

  • Orlando Brown5
    102
    39

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C.

    AgeDied at 41 (1970-2011)

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • DeForest Buckner6
    103
    45

    DeForest Buckner

    Defensive tackle

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Trent Brown7
    82
    30

    Trent Brown

    Offensive tackle

    6 feet, 8 inches

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    #83 of 85 The Best University of Florida Football Players of All Time#166 of 246 The Best New England Patriots Of All Time

  • Nate Solder8
    95
    48

    Nate Solder

    Tackle

    BirthplaceDenver, Colorado

    Age32

    TeamsNew England Patriots, Colorado Buffaloes football

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Andrew Whitworth9

    BirthplaceMonroe, Louisiana

    Age34

    TeamsLos Angeles Rams

    6 feet, 7 inches

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    #629 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever#11 of 146 The Best LSU Football Players of All Time

  • Jimmy Graham10
    113
    66

    Jimmy Graham

    Tight end

    BirthplaceGoldsboro, North Carolina

    Age29

    TeamsGreen Bay Packers

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Zach Gentry11
    69
    28

    Zach Gentry

    Tight end

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Mike McGlinchey12
    74
    42

    Mike McGlinchey

    Offensive tackle

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Rob Havenstein13
    53
    30

    Rob Havenstein

    Offensive tackle

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Eric Fisher14
    60
    37

    BirthplaceRochester, Michigan

    Age29

    TeamsKansas City Chiefs

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Arik Armstead15
    51
    31

    Arik Armstead

    Defensive end

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Levine Toilolo16
    55
    35

    BirthplaceLa Mesa, California

    Age29

    TeamsAtlanta Falcons

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Conor McDermott17
    46
    27

    Conor McDermott

    Offensive tackle

    Age30

    TeamsNebraska Cornhuskers football

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Kolton Miller18
    52
    35

    BirthplaceRoseville, California

    TeamsOakland Raiders

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Dennis Kelly19
    47
    30

    Dennis Kelly

    Tackle

    BirthplaceChicago Heights, Illinois

    Age30

    TeamsPhiladelphia Eagles

    6 feet, 8 inches

  • Anthony Castonzo20

    BirthplaceDes Plaines, Illinois

    Age32

    TeamsIndianapolis Colts

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Taylor Lewan21
    48
    33

    Taylor Lewan

    Offenisve tackle

    BirthplaceScottsdale, Phoenix, Arizona

    Age29

    TeamsMichigan Wolverines football

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Darren Fells22
    44
    32

    Darren Fells

    Tight end

    BirthplaceFullerton, California

    Age29

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Demetrius Harris23
    30
    18

    Demetrius Harris

    Tight end

    Age24

    TeamsKansas City Chiefs

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Jesse James24
    51
    43

    Jesse James

    Tight end

    TeamsDetroit Lions

    6 feet, 7 inches

  • Tanoh Kpassagnon25
    29
    16

    Tanoh Kpassagnon

    Defensive end

    6 feet, 7 inches