Most tornadoes are just a few yards wide when they touch down and grow to 50 to 100 yards wide at peak size. Colts in 2004 had a 1200, 1100, and well 1077 so almost 1100 yard receivers. Detroit lions wide receiver calvin johnson broke jerry rices record for most receiving yards in a single season during the fourth quarter of. The 1995 atlanta falcons produced the third 1,000yard trio, consisting of running backwide receiverreturn specialist eric metcalf and wide receivers terance mathis and bert emanuel.
List of national football league records individual. The 10 best wide receivers in pittsburgh steelers history. During the 2012 season, detroit lions wideout calvin johnson took the receiver position to new heights. Marvin harrison retired holding the record for the most yards in a season 1,722 and most catches in a season 143. The most recent was adrian peterson in 2012, but dont expect to see it happen.
Boston gained the most receiving yards in a single season in program history 1,435 yards, the secondmost receptions in a single season 85 receptions, and the thirdmost receiving touchdowns. The 25 touchdowns are tied for the most in a single season among. The 10 greatest seasons by a wide receiver in nfl history. Who will top purdue in receiving yards next season. What wide reciever has the most career rushing yards. Next gen stats tracks numerous data points to enhance our understanding of a wide receiver and tight ends style of play and their tendencies. New orleans saints wide receiver michael thomas set the nfl record for most catches in a season with his 144th catch of the season on sunday, breaking the previous mark set by hall of fame wide.
Maybe even more impressive is they all had double digit tds scored as well. Quarterbacktoreceiver chemistry is something we all take as fact, a given variable that plays a role in fantasy football, but one where its hard to pinpoint what it is or what its actual quantifiable impact might be. Thomas racked up 1,405 receiving yards last season. Quarterback jeff george passed for 4,143 yards, the only time he passed for over. Those targets are the number that we can most confidently look to from a receivers previous season when trying to project his upcoming year.
A player who catches a forward pass is a receiver, and the number of receiving yards each player has recorded in each. Through 10 games, only one other player in vikings franchise history has put up comparable stats. Build your own custom leaderboards with the play index. Detroit lions wide receiver calvin johnson sets the singleseason record for most receiving yards in a season in a 3118 loss to the atlanta falcons on saturday night.
List of national football league annual receiving yards. Most data provided by 247 baseball, creators of the espn pro football encyclopedia. Minnesota vikings career receiving leaders profootball. Receiving yards career leaders and records college. Super bowl winners super bowl play finder, super bowl leaders, super bowl standings. Wide receiver jerry rice is the nfls alltime leader in receiving yards, with 22,895. And his receiving touchdowns are second in franchise history. Terry closed out the 2019 season with a hot stretch, recording the seventhbest receiving grade from week 11 on. Thielen caught six balls for 123 yards, giving him 62 receptions and 916 yards on the season.
There wasnt a single receiver in the nfl with more yards from the slot this season, making kupp the most productive in football. Jeudy was the best receiver in college football last season. He was rewarded with a lucrative, fiveyear contract extension that will make him the highestpaid receiver in the league. State putting up at least 1,000 receiving yards in a single season, it was pretty easy to whittle the group to a. He just finished his th season by leading the league in receptions. The most receiving yards in a season for every nfl. In fact, he had six plays this season that resulted in a gain of 60 or more yards, which was more than any other receiver in college football. Last season, in his first year in tampa bay, desean jackson ranked 62nd in yards per target 7. Wes chandler, who led the league with 1,032 yards in the strikeshortened 1982 season, averaged 129 yards receiving per game, an nfl record. Hennes best season came as a freshman, when he threw for 2,743 yards and 25 touchdowns to lead michigan to its last big ten title.
To join our email list and get notified when we launch the 202021 nfl section about a week before the season starts, register for a free account. He broke the school record for most allpurpose yards in a season 2,215 and allpurpose yards in a game 3 and tied the school record for most 100yard receiving games 7. Career passing yards, career rushing yards, single season rushing td, single season receiving yards. Nfl receiving yards singleseason leaders profootball. When you watch cris collinsworth as a broadcaster, it is almost hard to believe that he was a. The following is a list of the nfl career receiving leaders ranked by receiving yards. What was the greatest single season by a falcons wide receiver. Top 20 quarterbackwide receiver duos in nfl history. Statistics are current through the 2019 nfl season and include stats accrued in nfl, afl and apfa games. How teams distributed their receiving yards in 2019 the. Top 10 passing yards leaders in michigan football history. Will an nfl receiver finally crack 2,000 yards in a season. Its also available for hockey, basketball and baseball. Opening odds to lead nfl in receiving yards during 2020.
He finished his 2018 campaign with 68 receptions for 15 yards and 14 tds on the way to. Every week during the season, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, this weeks schedule, top performers, fantasy drops and adds, new debuts and interesting tidbits. In american football, passing, along with running is one of the two main methods of advancing. Top 25 wide receivers returning to college football in. Most predictable wide receiver stats 2019 update 4for4. The following is a list of the nfl single season receiving leaders ranked by receiving yards. Here are the 50 players with the most receiving yards. Preseason totals, hof, preseason week 1, preseason week 2, preseason week 3. Nfl career leaders receiving yards the football database. While he only managed to pull in five touchdown passes, he did dominate the league in receptions 122, yards per game 122. He has a complete skill set, iowa wide receiver coach kelton copeland said. Hutson also recorded the most consecutive seasons leading the league in receiving, doing so for five. New in 2017, were bringing next gen stats exclusive data such as a receivers average cushion and separation, as well as new metrics such as intended air yards and % share air yards. He was credited with allowing 49 catches on 84 targets for 689 yards with three touchdowns while.
No player has ever finished with over 2,000 receiving yards in a season. Hennigan set the afl record with 1,746 receiving yards, almost 600 yards more than the nexthighest receiver. Richard sherman making allpro and the pro bowl are a direct result of his picksix in week 1 as it was 33% of his interceptions for the 20192020 season. What wide receiver has the most yards ever in the nfl. Seven different teams averaged 100plus receiving yards per game to its top receiver, with a bunch.
He is only the fourth player to record 1,000 receptions in his career, and the seventh to score over 100 touchdowns 128. Averaging exactly 100 yards per game will get a receiver to 1,600 yards, but it takes some more explosive performances to push for. List of national football league annual receiving yards leaders. Metcalfs 104 receptions are the most by any member of a 1,000yard trio. Nfl wide receivers the 10 best in the league today, ranked. Every week during the season, well send you an email to your inbox with scores, this. Nfl single season receiving yards leaders the football database. To this day, jenkins 1981 season represents the most single season receiving yards by a falcon not named julio jones or roddy white. Most receiving yards per game average, rookie season. Cooper kupp was nfls most productive slot wr in 2019. Receiving yards single season leaders and records college. The 27yearold also set nfl records for most receptions 149 and highest catch percentage 80.
Larry fitzgerald is the only player nearing this milestone. Michael thomas passes marvin harrison for most single. On this top 10 tuesday, looks at the tight ends with the most receiving yards in a single season. Seven players have cracked 2,000 rushing yards in a season. Slay is coming off his worstgraded season in coverage since his rookie year back in 2014 per pff. A favorite receiver of both tom brady and peyton manning, welker caught 672 passes in a sixseason span. The 6foot 192pounder finished the season with 46 receptions for 439 yards and two touchdowns. It probably isnt a big surprise to see the bucs top this list, though perhaps its a surprise to see how much they led by, with almost 16 more yards per game about 250 for the season more than any other team. Will an nfl receiver finally crack 2,000 yards in a season in 2018. Discover 2018 nfl pro football player player receiving stats and rankings by receiving yards on fox sports.
Whereas most everyone on our list accomplished the feat of 50 or fewer catches for over yards early in their career, walker accomplished the feat in his 2nd season in the nfl and then again 8 years later1978. List of national football league career receiving yards. The 10time pro bowler hasnt won it all, but he totaled 30 catches, 546 yards and seven receiving tds in the 2008 postseason. Calvin johnson sets singleseason receiving yards record. Player season finder, player game finder, team game finder, team streak finder.1593 401 1246 1300 1625 912 1114 373 509 1510 1446 1210 1551 405 821 447 292 834 1160 58 1142 566 464 881 1276 170 420 291 398 21 26 241 1143 1186