State putting up at least 1,000 receiving yards in a single season, it was pretty easy to whittle the group to a. To this day, jenkins 1981 season represents the most single season receiving yards by a falcon not named julio jones or roddy white. What was the greatest single season by a falcons wide receiver. Nfl receiving yards singleseason leaders profootball. Top 25 wide receivers returning to college football in. Nfl single season receiving yards leaders the football database. Quarterback jeff george passed for 4,143 yards, the only time he passed for over.
Michael thomas passes marvin harrison for most single. The 6foot 192pounder finished the season with 46 receptions for 439 yards and two touchdowns. 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. Detroit lions wide receiver calvin johnson broke jerry rices record for most receiving yards in a single season during the fourth quarter of. Receiving yards career leaders and records college. Last season, in his first year in tampa bay, desean jackson ranked 62nd in yards per target 7. Marvin harrison retired holding the record for the most yards in a season 1,722 and most catches in a season 143. 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. 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. Jeudy was the best receiver in college football last season. Colts in 2004 had a 1200, 1100, and well 1077 so almost 1100 yard receivers.
The 10 greatest seasons by a wide receiver in nfl history. Calvin johnson sets singleseason receiving yards record. And his receiving touchdowns are second in franchise history. Thomas racked up 1,405 receiving yards last season. During the 2012 season, detroit lions wideout calvin johnson took the receiver position to new heights. Terry closed out the 2019 season with a hot stretch, recording the seventhbest receiving grade from week 11 on. 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.
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. Slay is coming off his worstgraded season in coverage since his rookie year back in 2014 per pff. The following is a list of the nfl single season receiving leaders ranked by 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. Who will top purdue in receiving yards next season. Nfl wide receivers the 10 best in the league today, ranked. 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. 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. List of national football league annual receiving yards. Seven different teams averaged 100plus receiving yards per game to its top receiver, with a bunch.
Minnesota vikings career receiving leaders profootball. Most receiving yards per game average, rookie season. Super bowl winners super bowl play finder, super bowl leaders, super bowl standings. In american football, passing, along with running is one of the two main methods of advancing. Build your own custom leaderboards with the play index.
He was rewarded with a lucrative, fiveyear contract extension that will make him the highestpaid receiver in the league. Preseason totals, hof, preseason week 1, preseason week 2, preseason week 3. He just finished his th season by leading the league in receptions. List of national football league annual receiving yards leaders. The 25 touchdowns are tied for the most in a single season among. He has a complete skill set, iowa wide receiver coach kelton copeland said. Through 10 games, only one other player in vikings franchise history has put up comparable stats. The 10 best wide receivers in pittsburgh steelers history. No player has ever finished with over 2,000 receiving yards in a season. Here are the 50 players with the most receiving yards. Averaging exactly 100 yards per game will get a receiver to 1,600 yards, but it takes some more explosive performances to push for.
On this top 10 tuesday, looks at the tight ends with the most receiving yards in a single season. 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. The following is a list of the nfl career receiving leaders ranked by receiving yards. List of national football league career receiving yards. Most data provided by 247 baseball, creators of the espn pro football encyclopedia. Statistics are current through the 2019 nfl season and include stats accrued in nfl, afl and apfa games. Metcalfs 104 receptions are the most by any member of a 1,000yard trio. Career passing yards, career rushing yards, single season rushing td, single season receiving yards. A player who catches a forward pass is a receiver, and the number of receiving yards each player has recorded in each. Top 10 passing yards leaders in michigan football history. Seven players have cracked 2,000 rushing yards in a season.
The 27yearold also set nfl records for most receptions 149 and highest catch percentage 80. Receiving yards single season leaders and records college. Wide receiver jerry rice is the nfls alltime leader in receiving yards, with 22,895. Opening odds to lead nfl in receiving yards during 2020. He was credited with allowing 49 catches on 84 targets for 689 yards with three touchdowns while. Wes chandler, who led the league with 1,032 yards in the strikeshortened 1982 season, averaged 129 yards receiving per game, an nfl record.
Hutson also recorded the most consecutive seasons leading the league in receiving, doing so for five. Top 20 quarterbackwide receiver duos in nfl history. Those targets are the number that we can most confidently look to from a receivers previous season when trying to project his upcoming year. 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. Hennigan set the afl record with 1,746 receiving yards, almost 600 yards more than the nexthighest receiver. Thielen caught six balls for 123 yards, giving him 62 receptions and 916 yards on the season.
Will an nfl receiver finally crack 2,000 yards in a season. Player season finder, player game finder, team game finder, team streak finder. What wide reciever has the most career rushing yards. Although pergame receptions, yards, and fantasy points have moderate yeartoyear correlations, targets have a yeartoyear correlation that is on the brink of being considered statistically strong. What wide receiver has the most yards ever in the nfl. Most predictable wide receiver stats 2019 update 4for4. 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. 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. Maybe even more impressive is they all had double digit tds scored as well. When you watch cris collinsworth as a broadcaster, it is almost hard to believe that he was a. 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. Larry fitzgerald is the only player nearing this milestone.
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. Nfl career leaders receiving yards the football database. Will an nfl receiver finally crack 2,000 yards in a season in 2018. Its also available for hockey, basketball and baseball. Most tornadoes are just a few yards wide when they touch down and grow to 50 to 100 yards wide at peak size.
How teams distributed their receiving yards in 2019 the. A favorite receiver of both tom brady and peyton manning, welker caught 672 passes in a sixseason span. The most recent was adrian peterson in 2012, but dont expect to see it happen. While he only managed to pull in five touchdown passes, he did dominate the league in receptions 122, yards per game 122. There wasnt a single receiver in the nfl with more yards from the slot this season, making kupp the most productive in football. 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. List of national football league records individual. Cooper kupp was nfls most productive slot wr in 2019. He is only the fourth player to record 1,000 receptions in his career, and the seventh to score over 100 touchdowns 128. The most receiving yards in a season for every nfl. 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. Discover 2018 nfl pro football player player receiving stats and rankings by receiving yards on fox sports.1114 1192 1565 689 732 522 565 1462 1496 1596 1570 751 1642 1649 624 1076 729 925 337 440 1336 262 1343 1284 1361 828 581 613 141 668