John Mackey

Tight End

John Mackey

10 seasons
331 career receptions
5,236 receiving yards
38 TDs
5 Pro Bowls

10

seasons

331

career receptions

5,236

receiving yards

38

TDs

5

Pro Bowls
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I got to prove to people I’m as good as they are saying. Sure, I got dollar marks for eyes, but I also have pride in my job. I don’t care if I don’t get a pass just as long as I can take two men with me on my pattern."

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(Syracuse)...6'2'', 224...John Mackey ... No. 2 draft pick, 1963 ... Prototype tight end with breakaway speed, ability to avoid tackles, strong blocker ... Long-distance threat who scored six TDs over 50 yards, 1966 ... Caught deflected pass for 75-yard TD, Super Bowl V ... Career record: 331 catches, 5,236 yards, 38 TDs ... Three-time All-NFL, played in five Pro Bowls ... Second tight end to enter Hall ... Born September 24, 1941, in New York, New York ... Died July 6, 2011, at age of 69.