What Nfl Players Wear Number 83?


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There are a few players that have worn the number 83 jersey in the NFL and one of which still currently does. Some of these players and a brief description of them can be found below:

  • Ted Hendricks

Ted Hendricks played in the position of linebacker for a number of teams throughout his career, including Oakland Raiders, Baltimore Colts and the Green Bay Packers. Hendricks was born in Guatemala and later went on to play college football during his time spent at the University of Miami.

Hendricks was especially known for his incredibly intimidating presence, standing at 6ft 7' and weighing 220 pounds. After a long career, he was then induced into the Pro Football Hall of Fame for his outstanding contributions to the sport.

Hendricks was also induced into the College Football Hall of Fame and this also led to the creation of the Ted Hendricks Award. This was an award given to an outstanding defensive player in college football.

  • Andre Reed

Andre Reed played in the NFL as a wide receiver for a total of 16 seasons. He spent 15 of those seasons with the Buffalo Bills and then rounded off his career with one season at the Washington Redskins.

He is regarded as a successful wide receiver and is currently in sixth place in the total career receptions ranking. These rankings look at how many catches have been made in NFL history by players like Reed, and Reed himself made 951 receptions throughout his career.

  • Wes Welker

Wes Welker still currently plays with the number 83 jersey at the New England Patriots. Welker is also a wide receiver and has played the Miami Dolphins and the San Diego Chargers as well as the New England Patriots throughout his career.

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