Who Has The Most Receiving Yards By A TE?

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Tight ends are crucial parts of any NFL team’s offence, and they are often utilized as both receivers and blockers. The NFL has seen many talented tight ends throughout its history, but the record for most receiving yards by a tight end goes to Tony Gonzalez.

Who Has The Most Receiving Yards By A TE?

Gonzalez played for the Kansas City Chiefs and the Atlanta Falcons and retired in 2013. Over the course of his 17-year career, he recorded 15,127 receiving yards, earning him the title of the all-time leader in receiving yards by a tight end.

He spent the majority of his career with the Chiefs, before finishing his career with the Atlanta Falcons.

Gonzalez was a 10-time Pro Bowler and a six-time first-team All-Pro. He revolutionized the tight-end position and paved the way for future generations of tight ends to become more involved in the passing game.

He was named a First-Team All-Pro six times and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in the year 2019.


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