Breaking down the all-time Buffalo Bills defensive tackles as voted by Bills Mafia

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Ted Washington (1995 - 2000)

Ted Washington played for the Buffalo Bills for six seasons but was an original draft pick of the San Francisco 49ers.  He was selected in the 1991 NFL Draft in the first round, 25th overall.  He spent three seasons with the 49ers, followed by a season in Denver, before coming to Buffalo in 1995.

Washington would spend the next six years of his career in Buffalo, the most with any one team.  He played for seven teams and put together a career spanning 17 years from 1991 until his final NFL season in 2007.

Washington recorded only 19.5 sacks during his time with Buffalo and had 34.5 career sacks.  He wasn’t known as a pass rusher but at 6’5” and weighing 365 pounds, he was what we call a “space-eater”.  It took two offensive linemen to block Washington, due to his massive size and incredible power.

The results were allowing everyone around him to make plays and get all the glamour of sacks and tackles.  He was a critical part of the number-one-ranked defense of the 1999 Buffalo Bills.  He was voted to four Pro Bowls, three with the Bills and one with the Chicago Bears.  He was a first-team All-Pro with the Bears and a second-team All-Pro in 1997 with Buffalo.