The average height of NFL players is 6 feet 4 inches, while the average player weight is 220 pounds. Players can be between 6 feet 8 inches and 6 feet in height. A NFL player weighing less than 250 pounds is implausible.
According to SB Nation, today’s drafted players are larger than those of the 1970s and 1980s. In 2013, the average defensive tackle weighed approximately 305 pounds, whereas defensive players in the 1970s weighed approximately 270 pounds.
Currently, nose tackles are the heaviest players in the NFL. In the majority of sports, the average male player weighs 210 pounds and is approximately 6 feet, 1 inch tall.