Top 10 Tallest NFL Player in History

10. Pat Watkins

Pat Watkins

Watkins 6'5" (1.96 m). Pat played for the Cowboys and Chargers in the NFL. He played CFL for Toronto Argonauts and Edmonton Eskimos. 2006 NFL Scouting Combine: 4.42-second 40-yard dash. In 2006, the Cowboys drafted him. His rookie season included nine starts in 14 games.

09. Ted Hendricks

Ted Hendricks

Ted Hendricks, a 6'7" retired NFL player, was drafted in 1969. Second-round linebacker for the Baltimore Colts. He's played for the Baltimore Colts, Oakland, Los Angeles Raiders, and Green Bay Packers. He had four NFL safeties, a record. 60.5 quarterback sacks and 26 interceptions.

08. Robert Gallery

 Robert Gallery

NFL's biggest guard tackle is Robert. 6ft 7in tall, he played for the Raiders, Seahawks, and Patriots. Oakland Raiders drafted Robert Gallery in 2004. Gallery tackled in all 16 games. Later, he played left tackle and left guard.

07. Jared Veldheer

Jared Veldheer

NFL offensive tackle Jared Veldeer stands 6 ft 8 in.  The Oakland Raiders drafted him in 2010. He started as a center and became a tackle. He joined the Cardinals in 2014. The $35 million, five-year contract. He joined Denver Broncos in 2018.

06. Harold Carmichael

Harold Carmichael

He's 2.03 m tall. Harold Carmichael played wide receiver in NFL. From 1971 to 1983, he played for the Philadelphia Eagles.  He played college basketball and football before turning pro. Philadelphia Eagles drafted him in 1971.

05. Dan McGwire

Dan McGwire

Dan McGwire, 6 ft 8 in, played for Seattle Seahawks. 1991-1995 was his NFL career.  Mark McGwire's brother. Dan played for the Seahawks and Dolphins for five seasons. Because of Dan's poor performance, the Seahawks drafted Rick Mirer. He retired in 1995.

04. Ed “Too Tall” Jones

Ed “Too Tall” Jone

Ed Too Tall Jones is nicknamed for his height. He had a remarkable NFL career. Jones played 15 seasons between 1974 and 1989. 6'9" Too Tall Jones likes boxing. He took football breaks to learn boxing. He played college football at Tennessee State. In 1974, Dallas drafted Jones.

03. Jonathan Ogden

Jonathan Ogden

Jonathan Ogden stands 6ft 9in. Ogden was a lifelong Baltimore Ravens fan. Before turning pro, he played for UCLA.  The Ravens drafted Jonathan first in 1996. In his debut year, he won Hawaii Trip prizes every season. Ogden made 11 Pro Bowls and All-Pro. He's a great offensive tackler.

02. Morris Stroud

Morris Stroud

Stroud is the second-tallest NFL player in history. Leonard Pope is currently the second-tallest player alive. In NFL history, it's Late Morris Stroud. Kansas City Chiefs tight end Stroud. His Chiefs career spanned 1969-1974. 1969 was his AFL championship year. Despite having little football experience, he was drafted in 1969.

01. Richard Sligh

Richard Sligh

Richard Sligh is NFL's tallest player. Looking at his photos, you might guess he's 7 feet tall. He's the only 7-foot NFA player. Oakland Riders' 7-foot-2 Richard Sligh played defensive tackle. 1967 Riders 10th round pick. Only eight games. Sligh was the Riders' Super Bowl II reserve. He joined the Bengals in 1968. Sadly, he retired midseason.