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