No. 97: Ozzie Newsome

OK, here’s a little perspective on how much the game has changed. When Ozzie Newsome retired in 1990, his 662 receptions were good for fourth on the all-time list. And he was No. 1 all-time for tight ends by a substantial margin. He is now 59th on the all-time list of receptions and seventh among tight ends, behind Tony Gonzalez, Jason Witten, Antonio Gates, Shannon Sharpe, Greg Olsen, and Jimmy Graham. This year, probably by November, Kansas City’s Travis Kelce will pass Newsome even though he’s only played in the league for seven seasons.

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