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Leaders Table
Rank Player Ret Year Tm
1Danny Reece (24)701979TAM
2Fulton Walker (27)6219852TM
3J.T. Smith (23)581979KAN
Desmond Howard (26)581996GNB
Greg Pruitt (32)581983RAI
Nate Burleson (26)582007SEA
Leo Lewis (31)581988MIN
Dexter McCluster (24)582013KAN
9Jermaine Lewis (24)571999BAL
Lew Barnes (23)571986CHI
Jeff Fisher (26)571984CHI
Danny Reece (25)571980TAM
Eddie Brown (25)571977WAS
14Eddie Brown (27)561979RAM
15B.J. Sams (23)552004BAL
Steve Smith (23)552002CAR
17Rolland Lawrence (25)541976ATL
Gary Allen (24)541984DAL
Wally Henry (26)541981PHI
James Jones (21)541980DAL
21Alvin Haymond (28)531970RAM
Greg Pruitt (33)531984RAI
Louis Lipps (22)531984PIT
Rod Harris (24)531991PHI
Phil McConkey (28)531985NYG
Larry Jones (24)531975WAS
Todd Kinchen (26)531995STL
28Todd Kinchen (28)521997ATL
Dave Meggett (30)521996NWE
Winslow Oliver (23)521996CAR
Jackie Wallace (27)521978RAM
Robbie Martin (22)521981DET
Leon Bright (26)521981NYG
34Leon Johnson (23)511997NYJ
Mark Jones (24)512005TAM
Tamarick Vanover (25)511999KAN
Brandon Tate (23)512011CIN
Derrick Mason (26)512000TEN
Butch Johnson (24)511978DAL
Patrick Peterson (22)512012ARI
Tamarick Vanover (21)511995KAN
Golden Tate (25)512013SEA
Rolland Lawrence (26)511977ATL
Rick Upchurch (25)511977DEN
45DeSean Jackson (21)502008PHI
J.T. Smith (25)501981KAN
Butch Johnson (23)501977DAL
48Alvin Pearman (23)492005JAX
Gerald McNeil (27)491989CLE
Fulton Walker (28)491986RAI
Mike Nelms (29)491984WAS
Jacoby Jones (27)492011HOU
Tim Brown+ (22)491988RAI
54Eddie Brown (24)481976WAS
Kevin Miller (23)481978MIN
Trindon Holliday (26)4820122TM
Neal Colzie (21)481975OAK
Andre Hastings (24)481995PIT
Mike Nelms (25)481980WAS
Ira Matthews (23)481980OAK
Jeremy Kerley (26)482015NYJ
62Amani Toomer (22)471997NYG
Glyn Milburn (26)471997DET
Eric Guliford (27)471997NOR
R.W. McQuarters (21)471998SFO
Chad Morton (28)472005NYG
Devin Hester (23)472006CHI
Neal Colzie (24)471978OAK
Carl Roaches (26)471980HOU
Manfred Moore (26)471977MIN
71Karl Williams (26)461997TAM
Mike Fuller (26)461979SDG
Dave Meggett (23)461989NYG
Brian Mitchell (34)462002PHI
Phil McConkey (27)461984NYG
Billy Johnson (31)461983ATL
Rodger Bird (24)461967OAK
Marc Mariani (24)462011TEN
LeRoy Irvin (23)461981RAM
Larry Marshall (27)461977PHI
81Eric Metcalf (29)451997SDG
Dave Meggett (31)451997NWE
Butch Johnson (22)451976DAL
Mike Haynes+ (23)451976NWE
Desmond Howard (28)451998OAK
Theo Bell (25)451979PIT
Antonio Chatman (26)452005GNB
Dana McLemore (24)451984SFO
Brian Mitchell (23)451991WAS
Lamont Brightful (24)452003BAL
Antwaan Randle El (24)452003PIT
Mike Nelms (26)451981WAS
Dave Meggett (29)451995NWE
94R.W. McQuarters (27)442004CHI
Brian Mitchell (30)441998WAS
Winslow Oliver (25)441998CAR
Roell Preston (26)441998GNB
Nesby Glasgow (22)441979BAL
Antwaan Randle El (26)442005PIT
Johnnie Lee Higgins (25)442008OAK
Leo Lewis (32)441989MIN
Vai Sikahema (25)441987STL
Michael Lewis (30)442002NOR
Tiki Barber (24)441999NYG
Az-Zahir Hakim (22)441999STL
Chris Watson (22)441999DEN
Tavon Austin (25)442016LAR
Patrick Peterson (21)442011ARI
Steve Smith (24)442003CAR
Danny Reece (23)441978TAM
Michael Lewis (35)442007SFO
Kelvin Martin (23)441988DAL
John Taylor (26)441988SFO
Eric Metcalf (24)441992CLE
115Dave Meggett (24)431990NYG
Wes Welker (23)4320042TM
Reggie Barlow (25)431998JAX
Eric Metcalf (30)431998ARI
Wes Welker (24)432005MIA
Donnie Walker (23)431974BUF
Patrick Robinson (23)431993CIN
Bruce Taylor (22)431970SFO
Karl Williams (31)432002TAM
Pete Mandley (25)431986DET
Vai Sikahema (24)431986STL
Paul Skansi (22)431983PIT
Evan Cooper (23)431985PHI
Garcia Lane (23)431985KAN
Jeff Fisher (23)431981CHI
Eric Guliford (25)431995CAR
131Jermaine Lewis (26)422001BAL
Antwaan Randle El (25)422004PIT
Karl Williams (33)422004ARI
Dante Hall (26)422005KAN
Reggie Swinton (30)422005ARI
Rod Woodson+ (28)421993PIT
Phil McConkey (30)421987NYG
Darrien Gordon (28)421999OAK
Dewell Brewer (24)421994IND
Gerald Willhite (27)421986DEN
Robb Riddick (26)421983BUF
Tony Green (21)421978WAS
Virgil Livers (23)421975CHI
Stump Mitchell (22)421981STL
R.W. McQuarters (30)422007NYG
Devin Hester (24)422007CHI
Steve Breaston (24)422007ARI
LeRoy Irvin (22)421980RAM
Kelvin Martin (27)421992DAL
150Neal Colzie (22)411976OAK
George Atkinson (26)411973OAK
Lynn Swann+ (22)411974PIT
Ron Smith (31)411974OAK
Willie Drewrey (30)411993HOU
Terrence Wilkins (24)411999IND
Kelvin Martin (31)411996DAL
Tramon Williams (27)412010GNB
Patrick Robinson (24)411994ARI
Glyn Milburn (23)411994DEN
Mark Clayton (22)411983MIA
Leon Washington (29)412011SEA
Wes Welker (25)412006MIA
Charles Woodson (29)412006GNB
Leon Washington (30)412012SEA
Alvin Haymond (23)411965BAL
Wade Manning (26)411981DEN
Will Lewis (22)411980SEA
168Kevin Williams (26)401997ARI
Darrien Gordon (26)401997DEN
Arnold Jackson (24)402001ARI
Alvin Haymond (24)401966BAL
Eddie Kennison (25)401998STL
Ray Brown (24)401973ATL
Glyn Milburn (22)401993DEN
Tim Brown+ (27)401993RAI
Dennis McKinnon (26)401987CHI
Brian Mitchell (31)401999WAS
Quan Cosby (26)402009CIN
Danny Amendola (24)402010STL
Jeff Sydner (24)401994PHI
Tim Brown+ (28)401994RAI
Robert Brooks (24)401994GNB
Gerald McNeil (24)401986CLE
Evan Cooper (22)401984PHI
Robbie Martin (26)401985IND
Devin Hester (29)402012CHI
Billy Johnson (23)401975HOU
J.T. Smith (24)401980KAN
Tyler Lockett (22)402015SEA
Phil McConkey (31)401988NYG
Vai Sikahema (30)401992PHI
192Brian Mitchell (33)392001PHI
Rick Upchurch (24)391976DEN
Howard Stevens (26)391976BAL
Theo Bell (22)391976PIT
Mark Jones (27)392008CAR
Antwaan Randle El (29)392008WAS
Charlie West (23)391969MIN
Darren Sproles (31)392014PHI
Jacoby Jones (25)392009HOU
Javier Arenas (22)392010KAN
Greg Camarillo (28)392010MIN
Rod Woodson+ (29)391994PIT
Kevin Williams (23)391994DAL
Tyreek Hill (22)392016KAN
J.T. Smith (28)391984KAN
Dino Hall (27)391983CLE
Jeff Groth (26)391983NOR
Antwaan Randle El (27)392006WAS
Allen Rossum (27)392003ATL
Troy Brown (29)392000NWE
Tiki Barber (25)392000NYG
Mike Fuller (25)391978SDG
Carl Roaches (27)391981HOU
Eric Metcalf (27)391995ATL
Keshawn Martin (23)392013HOU
217Brian Mitchell (29)381997WAS
Damon Gibson (26)382001JAX
Tiki Barber (26)382001NYG
Rod Woodson+ (25)381990PIT
Billy Johnson (24)381976HOU
Keith Moody (26)381979BUF
Roscoe Word (22)381974NYJ
Reggie Barlow (26)381999JAX
Troy Brown (28)381999NWE
Dedric Ward (24)381999NYJ
Steve Breaston (26)382009ARI
Josh Cribbs (26)382009CLE
Brandon Banks (22)382010WAS
Cliff Hicks (30)381994NYJ
Dexter Carter (26)381994SFO
Don Griffin (22)381986SFO
Stump Mitchell (25)381984STL
Willie Drewrey (28)381991TAM
Ricky Smith (23)381983NWE
Mike Nelms (28)381983WAS
Stump Mitchell (24)381983STL
Ted Ginn (26)382011SFO
Emlen Tunnell+ (28)381953NYG
Pete Mandley (24)381985DET
Dana McLemore (25)381985SFO
Josh Cribbs (29)382012CLE
Eddie Payton (30)381981MIN
Darren Sproles (32)382015PHI
Irving Fryar (25)381988NWE
Gerald McNeil (26)381988CLE
Dale Carter (22)381992KAN
248Vince Buck (22)371990NOR
Allen Rossum (28)372004ATL
Johnnie Gray (22)371976GNB
Kevin Williams (27)371998BUF
Howard Stevens (24)371974NOR
Tyrone Hughes (23)371993NOR
Vai Sikahema (27)371989PHO
Eric Yarber (23)371987WAS
Hubie Bryant (24)371970PIT
Antwaan Randle El (23)372002PIT
Andre Hastings (25)371996PIT
Ernest Givins (30)371994HOU
Stefan Logan (30)372011DET
Davone Bess (25)372011MIA
Eric Parker (27)372006SDG
Allen Rossum (30)372006ATL
R.W. McQuarters (26)372003CHI
Leon Bright (27)371982NYG
Henry Ellard (24)371985RAM
Irving Fryar (22)371985NWE
Keith Wright (22)371978CLE
John Sciarra (24)371978PHI
Rodger Bird (23)371966OAK
Jacoby Jones (28)372012BAL
Jeff Groth (24)371981NOR
Rick Upchurch (28)371980DEN
Antonio Freeman (23)371995GNB
Pete Mandley (27)371988DET
Tim Brown+ (26)371992RAI
Rich Mauti (23)371977NOR
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