Green Bay Packers: Titletown's Top 5 Tight Ends of All Time

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Green Bay Packers: Titletown's Top 5 Tight Ends of All Time
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Receivers who lined up on the end of the line of scrimmage were originally known as ends, and it wasn't until the late 1950s that the tight end, a hybrid position of blocking and pass catching, came into existence.

Since that time, the Green Bay Packers have had a few skilled men that have excelled at multitasking as a lineman and receiver.

Originally, tight ends were mainly ferocious blockers. However, it seems the position has made a transition to harness the skills of oversized wideouts, and now, blocking is only a secondary skill.

If you need an example, look at Jermichael Finley, the Packers current TE. He is too athletic for linebackers to cover and too big for cornerbacks to contain.

Anyway, Finley may find himself on this list sometime soon, but here are Titletown's top five tight ends as of today.

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