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Rank Player TD Year Tm
1Rick Upchurch (24)41976DEN
Jack Christiansen+ (22)41951DET
Patrick Peterson (21)42011ARI
Devin Hester (24)42007CHI
5Reggie Bush (23)32008NOR
Johnnie Lee Higgins (25)32008OAK
Desmond Howard (26)31996GNB
Devin Hester (27)32010CHI
Emlen Tunnell+ (26)31951NYG
Devin Hester (23)32006CHI
Adam Jones (22)32006TEN
LeRoy Irvin (23)31981RAM
Billy Johnson (23)31975HOU
Darrien Gordon (26)31997DEN
Eric Metcalf (29)31997SDG
17Troy Brown (30)22001NWE
Eddie Drummond (24)22004DET
B.J. Sams (23)22004BAL
Mike Haynes+ (23)21976NWE
J.T. Smith (23)21979KAN
Deion Sanders+ (31)21998DAL
Jermaine Lewis (23)21998BAL
Desmond Howard (28)21998OAK
Joey Galloway (26)21998SEA
Ron Smith (30)21973SDG
Red Cochran (27)21949CRD
Antwaan Randle El (26)22005PIT
Will Blackmon (23)22008GNB
Jacoby Jones (24)22008HOU
Kevin Williams (22)21993DAL
Eric Metcalf (25)21993CLE
O.J. McDuffie (23)21993MIA
Tyrone Hughes (23)21993NOR
Dick Christy (26)21962NYT
Dennis McKinnon (26)21987CHI
Jerry Davis (24)21948CRD
Charley Trippi+ (25)21948CRD
Dick Christy (25)21961NYT
Micah Hyde (23)22014GNB
Darren Sproles (31)22014PHI
Rex Bumgardner (25)21948BUF
Dante Hall (23)22002KAN
Santana Moss (23)22002NYJ
Dennis Northcutt (24)22002CLE
Steve Smith (23)22002CAR
Tamarick Vanover (25)21999KAN
Craig Yeast (22)21999CIN
Patrick Crayton (30)22009DAL
DeSean Jackson (22)22009PHI
Ollie Matson+ (25)21955CRD
Eddie Kennison (23)21996STL
Amani Toomer (21)21996NYG
Tom Watkins (26)21964DET
Dez Bryant (21)22010DAL
Brian Mitchell (26)21994WAS
Eric Metcalf (26)21994CLE
Dave Meggett (28)21994NYG
Darrien Gordon (23)21994SDG
Vai Sikahema (24)21986STL
Tyreek Hill (22)22016KAN
Andre Roberts (28)22016DET
Marcus Sherels (28)22016MIN
Henry Ellard (23)21984RAM
Brian Mitchell (23)21991WAS
Billy Grimes (23)21950GNB
Devin Hester (28)22011CHI
Speedy Duncan (23)21965SDG
Rick Upchurch (30)21982DEN
George Atkinson (21)21968OAK
Phillip Buchanon (22)22003OAK
Dante Hall (24)22003KAN
Antwaan Randle El (24)22003PIT
Brian Westbrook (24)22003PHI
Irving Fryar (22)21985NWE
Louis Lipps (23)21985PIT
Wane McGarity (23)22000DAL
Jermaine Lewis (25)22000BAL
Leodis McKelvin (27)22012BUF
Darius Reynaud (27)22012TEN
Willie Wood+ (24)21961GNB
Johnny Williams (25)21952WAS
Ray Mathews (23)21952PIT
Woodley Lewis (27)21952RAM
Jack Christiansen+ (23)21952DET
Leroy Kelly+ (23)21965CLE
Mike Nelms (26)21981WAS
Darren Sproles (32)22015PHI
J.T. Smith (24)21980KAN
Freddie Solomon (27)21980SFO
John Taylor (26)21988SFO
Dale Carter (22)21992KAN
Todd Kinchen (23)21992RAM
Kelvin Martin (27)21992DAL
Clarence Verdin (29)21992IND
Billy Stacy (23)21959CRD
Dexter McCluster (24)22013KAN
Bob Hayes+ (25)21968DAL
Lemar Parrish (26)21974CIN
Bert Zagers (24)21957WAS
Billy Johnson (25)21977HOU
Claude Gibson (24)21963OAK
Jermaine Lewis (22)21997BAL
104Bobby Mitchell+ (23)11958CLE
Yale Lary+ (27)11958DET
Tim Brown+ (35)12001OAK
Nate Clements (21)12001BUF
Tim Dwight (26)12001SDG
Eric Metcalf (33)12001WAS
Deltha O'Neal (24)12001DEN
Johnny Bailey (23)11990CHI
Nate Lewis (23)11990SDG
Terance Mathis (23)11990NYJ
Dave Meggett (24)11990NYG
Arnaz Battle (24)12004SFO
Nate Burleson (23)12004MIN
Nate Clements (24)12004BUF
Joey Galloway (32)12004TAM
R.W. McQuarters (27)12004CHI
Lou Piccone (27)11976NYJ
Keith Moody (23)11976BUF
Ralph McGill (26)11976SFO
Tony Leonard (23)11976SFO
Ronnie Coleman (25)11976HOU
Eddie Brown (24)11976WAS
Tony Nathan (22)11979MIA
Stanley Morgan (24)11979NWE
Nesby Glasgow (22)11979BAL
George Grosvenor (26)119362TM
Cliff Battles+ (26)11936BOS
Glyn Milburn (27)11998CHI
R.W. McQuarters (21)11998SFO
Eddie Kennison (25)11998STL
Jacquez Green (22)11998TAM
Damon Gibson (23)11998CIN
Reggie Barlow (25)11998JAX
Ronde Barber (23)11998TAM
Ike Hill (26)11973CHI
Bill Cahill (22)11973BUF
George Atkinson (26)11973OAK
Tommy Kalmanir (23)11949RAM
Ralph Earhart (26)11949GNB
Bill Dudley+ (27)11949DET
Otis Amey (23)12005SFO
Antonio Chatman (26)12005GNB
Adam Jones (21)12005TEN
Mewelde Moore (23)12005MIN
Chad Morton (28)12005NYG
Dennis Northcutt (27)12005CLE
Bernard Berrian (27)12008MIN
Harry Douglas (23)12008ATL
DeSean Jackson (21)12008PHI
Santana Moss (29)12008WAS
Roscoe Parrish (26)12008BUF
Dave Meggett (27)11993NYG
Russell Copeland (21)11993BUF
Dexter Carter (25)11993SFO
Mark Carrier (27)11993CLE
Tim Brown+ (27)11993RAI
Johnny Bailey (26)11993PHO
Dave Meggett (23)11989NYG
Ben Davis (21)11967CLE
Bob Hayes+ (24)11967DAL
Jerry Logan (26)11967BAL
Bobby Jancik (24)11964HOU
Hagood Clarke (22)11964BUF
Odell Barry (22)11964DEN
Lem Barney+ (24)11970DET
Bobby Duhon (23)11970NYG
Ron Gardin (25)11970BAL
John Mallory (24)11970ATL
Tom McCauley (23)11970ATL
Lemar Parrish (22)11970CIN
Lem Barney+ (23)11969DET
Rickie Harris (26)11969WAS
Dana McLemore (27)11987SFO
Leo Lewis (30)11987MIN
Lionel James (25)11987SDG
Michael Harper (26)11987NYJ
Jitter Fields (25)119872TM
Kevin Clark (23)11987DEN
Rick Calhoun (24)11987RAI
George McAfee+ (30)11948CHI
Keith Lincoln (22)11961SDG
Al Frazier (26)11961DEN
Tavon Austin (23)12014STL
Stedman Bailey (23)12014STL
Antonio Brown (26)12014PIT
Corey Brown (22)12014CAR
Julian Edelman (28)12014NWE
Ted Ginn (29)12014ARI
Devin Hester (31)12014ATL
Bob Monnett (23)11933GNB
Joe Lillard (28)11933CRD
Gil LeFebvre (23)11933CIN
Shipwreck Kelly (23)11933BKN
Cliff Battles+ (23)11933BOS
Tom Casey (24)11948NYY
Chet Mutryn (27)11948BUF
Bob Pfohl (22)11948BCL
Ken Konz (27)11956CLE
Perry Jeter (25)11956CHI
Jack Christiansen+ (27)11956DET
Frank Bernardi (23)11956CRD
Joe Arenas (30)11956SFO
Avion Black (25)12002HOU
Dre' Bly (25)12002STL
Lamont Brightful (23)12002BAL
Phillip Buchanon (21)12002OAK
Eddie Drummond (22)12002DET
Bobby Engram (29)12002SEA
Jacquez Green (26)120022TM
Az-Zahir Hakim (25)12002DET
Terry Kirby (32)12002OAK
Michael Lewis (30)12002NOR
Brian Mitchell (34)12002PHI
Tiki Barber (24)11999NYG
Reggie Barlow (26)11999JAX
Tim Dwight (24)11999ATL
Az-Zahir Hakim (22)11999STL
Desmond Howard (29)119992TM
Derrick Mason (25)11999TEN
Randy Moss (22)11999MIN
Winslow Oliver (26)11999ATL
Tommy Casanova (22)11972CIN
Ken Ellis (24)11972GNB
Chris Farasopoulos (23)11972NYJ
Charlie Greer (26)11972DEN
Lemar Parrish (24)11972CIN
Earl Bennett (22)12009CHI
Josh Cribbs (26)12009CLE
Domenik Hixon (24)12009NYG
Don Paul (29)11955CLE
Jimmy Patton (21)11955NYG
Bob Livingstone (27)119492TM
Pat McHugh (27)11947PHI
Tom Harmon (27)11947RAM
Fred Gehrke (29)11947RAM
Bill Dudley+ (25)11947DET
Joey Galloway (24)11996SEA
Darrien Gordon (25)11996SDG
Dave Meggett (30)11996NWE
Winslow Oliver (23)11996CAR
David Palmer (23)11996MIN
Leroy Kelly+ (22)11964CLE
Jimmy Burson (23)11964STL
Kermit Alexander (23)11964SFO
Julian Edelman (24)12010NWE
Ted Ginn (25)12010SFO
DeSean Jackson (23)12010PHI
Marc Mariani (23)12010TEN
Bryan McCann (22)12010DAL
Dexter McCluster (21)12010KAN
Ollie Matson+ (24)11954CRD
Herb Johnson (26)11954NYG
Jack Christiansen+ (25)11954DET
Jeff Graham (25)11994CHI
Ernest Givins (30)11994HOU
Robert Brooks (24)11994GNB
Dewell Brewer (24)11994IND
Robert Bailey (26)11994RAM
Leo Nomellini+ (27)11951SFO
Ray Mathews (22)11951PIT
Tommy Kalmanir (25)11951RAM
Gerald McNeil (24)11986CLE
Pete Mandley (25)11986DET
Mike Harden (27)11986DEN
Don Griffin (22)11986SFO
Gregg Garrity (25)11986PHI
Irving Fryar (23)11986NWE
Bobby Joe Edmonds (21)11986SEA
Jamison Crowder (23)12016WAS
Will Fuller (22)12016HOU
Jakeem Grant (23)12016MIA
Cleo Montgomery (28)11984RAI
Dana McLemore (24)11984SFO
Louis Lipps (22)11984PIT
Paul Johns (25)11984SEA
Lionel James (22)11984SDG
Ernie Mills (22)11991PIT
Dave Meggett (25)11991NYG
Kelvin Martin (26)11991DAL
Mel Gray (30)11991DET
Tim Brown+ (25)11991RAI
Don Phelps (26)11950CLE
Don Paul (24)11950CRD
Bill Dudley+ (28)11950WAS
Gary Allen (23)119832TM
Mark Clayton (22)11983MIA
Henry Ellard (22)11983RAM
Phil Epps (24)11983GNB
Billy Johnson (31)11983ATL
Paul Johns (24)11983SEA
Robbie Martin (24)11983DET
Dennis McKinnon (22)11983CHI
Dana McLemore (23)11983SFO
Floyd Little+ (25)11967DEN
Woodley Lewis (28)11953RAM
Yale Lary+ (22)11953DET
Gib Dawson (23)11953GNB
Antonio Brown (23)12011PIT
Randall Cobb (21)12011GNB
Josh Cribbs (28)12011CLE
Eric Decker (24)12011DEN
Julian Edelman (25)12011NWE
Ted Ginn (26)12011SFO
Jacoby Jones (27)12011HOU
Marc Mariani (24)12011TEN
Leodis McKelvin (26)12011BUF
Nick Miller (24)120112TM
Willie Mitchell (25)11965KAN
Abner Haynes (27)11965DEN
Claude Gibson (26)11965OAK
LeRoy Irvin (24)11982RAM
Dana McLemore (22)11982SFO
Hagood Clarke (26)11968BUF
Speedy Duncan (26)11968SDG
Floyd Little+ (26)11968DEN
Bill Butler (26)11963MIN
Nate Burleson (25)12006SEA
Reggie Bush (21)12006NOR
Dante Hall (27)12006KAN
Santonio Holmes (22)12006PIT
Mewelde Moore (24)12006MIN
Terence Newman (28)12006DAL
Roscoe Parrish (24)12006BUF
Eddie Drummond (23)12003DET
Bobby Engram (30)12003SEA
Justin McCareins (24)12003TEN
R.W. McQuarters (26)12003CHI
Deltha O'Neal (26)12003DEN
Ike Hill (24)11971BUF
Brian Brennan (23)11985CLE
Henry Ellard (24)11985RAM
Pete Mandley (24)11985DET
Robbie Martin (26)11985IND
Ray McLean (26)11942CHI
Jeff Ogden (25)12000MIA
Brian Mitchell (32)12000PHI
Derrick Mason (26)12000TEN
Desmond Howard (30)12000DET
Az-Zahir Hakim (23)12000STL
Tim Dwight (25)12000ATL
Troy Brown (29)12000NWE
Keith Moody (25)11978BUF
Wally Henry (23)11978PHI
Willard Harrell (25)11978STL
Bruce Harper (23)11978NYJ
Tony Green (21)11978WAS
Joe Laws (28)11939GNB
Ray McLean (25)11941CHI
George McAfee+ (23)11941CHI
Frank Filchock (24)11941WAS
Andy Farkas (25)11941WAS
Elwyn Dunstan (26)11941RAM
Steve Belichick (22)11941DET
Chris Cagle (28)11932NYG
Butch Byrd (24)11966BUF
Speedy Duncan (24)11966SDG
Mike Garrett (22)11966KAN
Victor Carroll (31)11944NYG
Travis Benjamin (22)12012CLE
Tommie Campbell (24)12012TEN
Randall Cobb (22)12012GNB
Julian Edelman (26)12012NWE
Dwayne Harris (24)12012DAL
T.Y. Hilton (22)12012IND
Trindon Holliday (26)120122TM
Damaris Johnson (22)12012PHI
Jacoby Jones (28)12012BAL
Adam Jones (28)12012CIN
Jeremy Kerley (23)12012NYJ
Tom Colella (29)11947CLE
Ed Balatti (23)11947SFO
Bruce Alford (25)11947NYY
Bobby Mitchell+ (26)11961CLE
Bibbles Bawel (21)11952PHI
Ken Carpenter (26)11952CLE
George Hays (28)11952PIT
Yale Lary+ (21)11952DET
Hugh McElhenny+ (23)11952SFO
Pat O'Donahue (21)11952SFO
Hugh McElhenny+ (32)11961MIN
Bobby Joe Conrad (25)11961STL
Timmy Brown (24)11961PHI
Dick Bass (24)11961RAM
Gene Mingo (21)11960DEN
Rickie Harris (22)11965WAS
Jeff Fisher (23)11981CHI
Mark Lee (23)11981GNB
Robbie Martin (22)11981DET
Stump Mitchell (22)11981STL
Terry Metcalf (23)11975STL
Larry Jones (24)11975WAS
Rondy Colbert (21)11975NYG
Mike Fuller (22)11975SDG
Tavon Austin (24)12015STL
Travis Benjamin (25)12015CLE
Omar Bolden (26)12015DEN
Antonio Brown (27)12015PIT
Kaelin Clay (23)12015BAL
Rashad Greene (22)12015JAX
Dwayne Harris (27)12015NYG
Jarvis Landry (22)12015MIA
Tyler Lockett (22)12015SEA
Marcus Murphy (23)12015NOR
Ray McLean (24)11940CHI
David Palmer (22)11995MIN
Brian Mitchell (27)11995WAS
Eric Metcalf (27)11995ATL
Derrick Alexander (23)11995CLE
Dexter Carter (27)119952TM
Andre Coleman (22)11995SDG
Joey Galloway (23)11995SEA
Eric Guliford (25)11995CAR
Andre Hastings (24)11995PIT
Roy Green (23)11980STL
Roland James (22)11980NWE
Will Lewis (22)11980SEA
Will Blackmon (22)12007GNB
Steve Breaston (24)12007ARI
Nate Burleson (26)12007SEA
Josh Cribbs (24)12007CLE
Yamon Figurs (24)12007BAL
Ted Ginn (22)12007MIA
Dante Hall (28)12007STL
Glenn Martinez (25)12007DEN
Roscoe Parrish (25)12007BUF
John LoVetere (24)11960RAM
Ace Parker+ (25)11937BKN
Elmer Hackney (27)11943DET
Mel Gray (27)11988NOR
Terrell Buckley (21)11992GNB
Mel Gray (31)11992DET
Merton Hanks (24)11992SFO
Desmond Howard (22)11992WAS
Eric Metcalf (24)11992CLE
Brian Mitchell (24)11992WAS
Jack Grossman (24)11934BKN
Chuck DeShane (26)11945DET
Jon Arnett (24)11959RAM
Bill Butler (22)11959GNB
Bobby Joe Conrad (23)11959CRD
Ken Hall (23)11959CRD
Mal Hammack (26)11959CRD
Tommy McDonald+ (25)11959PHI
Bobby Mitchell+ (24)11959CLE
Johnny Morris (23)11959CHI
Tavon Austin (22)12013STL
Travis Benjamin (23)12013CLE
Antonio Brown (25)12013PIT
Tandon Doss (23)12013BAL
Dwayne Harris (25)12013DAL
Devin Hester (30)12013CHI
Trindon Holliday (27)12013DEN
Micah Hyde (22)12013GNB
Keshawn Martin (23)12013HOU
Charlie Brown (22)11968NOR
Tom Brown (27)11968GNB
Alvin Haymond (26)11968PHI
Roy Jefferson (24)11968PIT
Chuck Latourette (23)11968STL
Steve Odom (22)11974GNB
Dennis Morgan (22)11974DAL
Manfred Moore (23)11974SFO
Ken Houston+ (29)11974WAS
Elroy Hirsch+ (23)11946CHR
Pete Lamana (25)11946CHR
Billy Hillenbrand (24)11946CHR
Glenn Dobbs (26)11946BDA
Aaron Martin (24)11966PHI
Rickie Harris (23)11966WAS
Donny Anderson (23)11966GNB
Kermit Alexander (25)11966SFO
Mike Fuller (24)11977SDG
Bobby Hammond (25)11977NYG
Willard Harrell (24)11977GNB
John Kimbrough (23)11977BUF
Keith Moody (24)11977BUF
Eddie Payton (26)119772TM
Bill Baird (24)11963NYJ
Leon Johnson (23)11997NYJ
Chuck Levy (25)11997SFO
Brian Mitchell (29)11997WAS
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