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Leaders Table
Rank Player Lng Year Tm
1Cordarrelle Patterson (22)1092013MIN
2Jacoby Jones (30)1082014BAL
Randall Cobb (21)1082011GNB
Jacoby Jones (28)1082012BAL
Ellis Hobbs (24)1082007NWE
David Johnson (23)1082015ARI
Knile Davis (21)1082013KAN
8Josh Huff (22)1072014PHI
Joe McKnight (23)1072011NYJ
10Roy Green (22)1061979STL
Brad Smith (25)1062009NYJ
Al Carmichael (27)1061956GNB
Noland Smith (23)1061967KAN
14Abe Woodson (25)1051959SFO
Terry Fair (22)1051998DET
Ollie Matson+ (26)1051956CRD
Stefan Logan (29)1052010DET
Richard Goodman (24)1052011SDG
Frank Seno (25)1051946CRD
Travis Williams (25)1051971RAM
Percy Harvin (24)1052012MIN
Trindon Holliday (26)10520122TM
Darius Reynaud (27)1052012TEN
Jon Arnett (26)1051961RAM
Timmy Brown (24)1051961PHI
Mercury Morris (22)1051969MIA
Tyler Lockett (22)1052015SEA
Trindon Holliday (27)1052013DEN
29Terrence McGee (23)1042004BUF
Ira Matthews (22)1041979OAK
Allen Rossum (32)1042008SFO
Travis Williams (21)1041967GNB
Carl Ward (23)1041967CLE
Cordarrelle Patterson (25)1042016MIN
Percy Harvin (23)1042011MIN
Buddy Young (27)1041953BAL
Devin McCourty (25)1042012NWE
Ken Hall (24)1041960HOU
Andre' Davis (28)1042007HOU
Aundrae Allison (21)1042007MIN
Ameer Abdullah (22)1042015DET
42Herb Adderley+ (23)1031962GNB
Spec Sanders (28)1031946NYY
Lenny Lyles (22)1031958BAL
Bob Gresham (25)1031973HOU
Darren Sproles (25)1032008SDG
Gale Sayers+ (24)1031967CHI
Keith Lincoln (23)1031962SDG
Josh Cribbs (26)1032009CLE
Tommy Wilson (24)1031956RAM
David Reed (23)1032010BAL
Brandon Tate (22)1032010NWE
Justin Miller (22)1032006NYJ
Abe Woodson (29)1031963SFO
Russ Craft (30)1031950PHI
George Hoey (24)1031971STL
Tony Horne (24)1032000STL
Terrence McGee (26)1032007BUF
59Eric Bieniemy (28)1021997CIN
Eric Guliford (27)1021997NOR
Leroy Bolden (26)1021958CLE
Tony Horne (22)1021998STL
Larry Jones (23)1021974WAS
Chris Polk (24)1022014PHI
C.J. Spiller (27)1022014BUF
Johnny Knox (22)1022009CHI
LaRod Stephens-Howling (23)1022010ARI
Eric Weems (25)1022010ATL
Mel Gray (33)1021994DET
Alexander Wright (24)1021991DAL
Charley Warner (25)1021965BUF
Ted Ginn (26)1022011SFO
Ron Jessie (23)1021971DET
Curtis Brown (23)1021978BUF
Harold Hart (23)1021975OAK
Benny Cunningham (25)1022015STL
Preston Pearson (23)1021968BAL
78Amos Marsh (23)1011962DAL
Eric Metcalf (22)1011990CLE
Derrick Mason (27)1012001TEN
Leon Johnson (23)1011997NYJ
Terry Kirby (27)1011997SFO
Ollie Matson+ (28)1011958CRD
Brian Mitchell (30)1011998WAS
Roell Preston (26)1011998GNB
Wallace Francis (21)1011973BUF
Cotton Speyrer (24)1011973BAL
Don McCall (24)1011969PIT
Chris Williams (26)1012014CHI
Tony Horne (23)1011999STL
Ted Ginn (24)1012009MIA
Percy Harvin (21)1012009MIN
Dave Hampton (23)1011970GNB
Jacoby Ford (23)1012010OAK
Leon Washington (28)1012010SEA
Mel Gray (25)1011986NOR
Kealoha Pilares (23)1012011CAR
Jacoby Ford (24)1012011OAK
Ike Thomas (23)1011971DAL
Deji Karim (25)1012012IND
Billy Jefferson (23)1011941DET
Leon Burton (25)1011960NYT
Lance Rentzel (21)1011965MIN
James Owens (25)1011980SFO
Rashad Ross (25)1012015WAS
Cordarrelle Patterson (24)1012015MIN
Raymond Clayborn (22)1011977NWE
108Aaron Craver (29)1001998NOR
Aundra Thompson (26)1001979GNB
Quintin Demps (23)1002008PHI
Art Baker (24)1001962BUF
John Gilliam (24)1001969STL
Larry Krause (22)1001970GNB
Mark Washington (22)1001970DAL
Michael Bates (29)1001999CAR
Reggie Swinton (27)1002002DAL
Don Bingham (26)1001956CHI
Al Carmichael (26)1001955GNB
Clarence Childs (26)1001964NYG
Bill Bowman (22)1001954DET
Gerald McNeil (24)1001986CLE
Marqise Lee (24)1002016JAX
Deion Sanders+ (24)1001991ATL
Emlen Tunnell+ (26)1001951NYG
Rock Cartwright (26)1002006WAS
Dante Hall (24)1002003KAN
Josh Scobey (23)1002003ARI
Rod Smart (26)1002003CAR
Timmy Brown (26)1001963PHI
Max Anderson (23)1001968BUF
Darrick Vaughn (21)1002000ATL
Goldie Sellers (24)1001966DEN
Nemiah Wilson (23)1001966DEN
Joe McKnight (24)1002012NYJ
Dennis Pearson (23)1001978ATL
Pat Studstill (23)1001961DET
Mel Renfro+ (23)1001965DAL
Ollie Matson+ (22)1001952CRD
Jon Vaughn (22)1001992NWE
Glenn Holt (23)1002007CIN
Maurice Jones-Drew (22)1002007JAX
Josh Cribbs (24)1002007CLE
Dwayne Harris (27)1002015NYG
144Dave Grayson (24)991963KAN
Timmy Brown (25)991962PHI
Gaston Green (24)991990RAM
Steve Smith (22)992001CAR
Byron Hanspard (21)991997ATL
Eddie Drummond (24)992004DET
Willie Galimore (23)991958CHI
Michael Bates (28)991998CAR
Tyrone Hughes (23)991993NOR
Joe Johnson (26)991989WAS
Bobby Morse (23)991989NOR
Ron Smith (24)991967ATL
Jim Duncan (24)991970BAL
Joe Scott (22)991948NYG
Knile Davis (22)992014KAN
Jalen Saunders (21)9920144TM
Tremain Mack (24)991999CIN
Antwaan Randle El (23)992002PIT
LaRod Stephens-Howling (22)992009ARI
Chris Johnson (25)992005STL
Jerome Mathis (22)992005HOU
Terrence McGee (24)992005BUF
Dale Atkeson (23)991954WAS
Jordan Todman (26)992016IND
Jon Vaughn (21)991991NWE
J.J. Arrington (23)992006ARI
Carver Shannon (25)991963RAM
Willie Gault (25)991985CHI
Micheal Spurlock (29)9920122TM
Tony Green (21)991978WAS
Allen Carter (22)991975NWE
Eddie Payton (30)991981MIN
Tamarick Vanover (21)991995KAN
Deion Sanders+ (25)991992ATL
Andre Roberts (27)992015WAS
Wilbert Montgomery (22)991977PHI
180Jon Arnett (22)981957RAM
Aaron Stecker (28)982004NOR
Bobby Mitchell+ (23)981958CLE
Felix Jones (21)982008DAL
Leodis McKelvin (23)982008BUF
Steve Van Buren+ (24)981945PHI
Alvin Haymond (28)981970RAM
Alvis Whitted (25)981999JAX
Chad Morton (25)982002NYJ
Jimmy Patton (21)981955NYG
Vic Washington (26)981972SFO
Marc Mariani (23)982010TEN
Josh Huff (24)9820162TM
Tyrone Hughes (24)981994NOR
Dexter Carter (23)981991SFO
Devin Hester (28)982011CHI
Herb Adderley+ (24)981963GNB
Gary Anderson (24)981985SDG
Ron Brown (24)981985RAM
Ricky Smith (22)981982NWE
Will Blackwell (25)982000PIT
MarTay Jenkins (25)982000ARI
Leon Washington (30)982012SEA
Abe Woodson (27)981961SFO
Andy Uram (27)981942GNB
J.D. Smith (23)981960OAK
Stanford Jennings (26)981988CIN
Ned Mathews (25)981943DET
Leon Washington (25)982007NYJ
Allen Rossum (31)982007PIT
Horace Ivory (26)981980NWE
Drew Hill (23)981980RAM
Jeremy Ross (25)9820132TM
Lem Barney+ (22)981968DET
Alvin Haymond (26)981968PHI
Eddie Payton (26)9819772TM
216Will Blackwell (22)971997PIT
Brian Mitchell (29)971997WAS
Chuck Fenenbock (28)971946LAD
Dante Hall (25)972004KAN
Patrick Johnson (22)971998BAL
Tremain Mack (23)971998CIN
Herb Mul-Key (23)971973WAS
Don Shy (27)971973STL
Willie Shelby (23)971976CIN
Clifton Smith (23)972008TAM
Tony Smith (23)971993ATL
James Dixon (22)971989DAL
James Jefferson (25)971989SEA
Marc Logan (24)971989MIA
Sylvester Stamps (26)971987ATL
Adam Jones (30)972014CIN
Terrence Wilkins (24)971999IND
Maurice Morris (22)972002SEA
Michael Lewis (30)972002NOR
Jamaal Charles (22)972009KAN
Courtney Roby (26)972009NOR
Sammie Stroughter (23)972009TAM
Derrick Witherspoon (25)971996PHI
Tamarick Vanover (22)971996KAN
Eric Moulds (23)971996BUF
Brad Smith (26)972010NYJ
Cassius Vaughn (22)972010DEN
Boyce Green (26)971986KAN
Bobby Humphery (23)971984NYJ
Del Rodgers (24)971984GNB
Abe Karnofsky (23)971946BOS
Wally Triplett (24)971950DET
Vitamin Smith (26)971950RAM
Carl Roaches (29)971983HOU
Kevin Williams (25)9720002TM
David Wilson (21)972012NYG
George McAfee+ (23)971941CHI
Bosh Pritchard (22)9719422TM
Thomas Henderson (22)971975DAL
Steve Van Buren+ (23)971944PHI
Tim Brown+ (22)971988RAI
Lenny Lyles (24)971960SFO
Darren Lewis (23)971992CHI
Devin Hester (24)972007CHI
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