Richard Sligh remains the tallest NFL player, with a height of 7 feet and weighing 300 pounds. He played for the Oakland Raiders as a defensive tackle. He played only eight games during his career. He earned a spot as a reserve for the Oakland Raiders during Super Bowl II.
The tallest NFL player currently is Dan Skipper, who is 6 feet and 10 inches tall. Dan Skipper is just 28 years old as of 8th June 2023 and is a free agent. He is an offensive tackle.
In general, the average height of an NFL player is around 6 feet and 2 inches. NFL players are known to be taller than the national average, which is 5 feet and 9 inches. However, the average height for NBA players is around 6 feet and 6 inches.
Taller players have a significant advantage, such as the ability to disrupt offensive plays, tackle opponents, and block passes more quickly. However, taller players may struggle with agility and flexibility.