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Receiving

Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
1 Pete Pihos*+ PHI 30 RE 12 0 63 1049 16.7 10 59 5.3 87.4 0
2 Elbie Nickel* PIT 31 RE 12 0 62 743 12.0 4 40 5.2 61.9 1
3 Elroy Hirsch*+ RAM 30 LE 12 0 61 941 15.4 4 70 5.1 78.4 2
4 Don Stonesifer CRD 26 RE 12 0 56 684 12.2 2 46 4.7 57.0 1
5 Jim Dooley CHI 23 LE 12 0 53 841 15.9 4 72 4.4 70.1 1
6 Billy Wilson SFO 26 RE 12 0 51 840 16.5 10 61 4.3 70.0 1
7 Dante Lavelli* CLE 30 RE 12 0 45 783 17.4 6 55 3.8 65.3 1
8 Lynn Chandnois* PIT 28 KR/PR/RH 12 0 43 412 9.6 0 55 3.6 34.3 9
9 Gern Nagler CRD 21 LE 11 0 43 610 14.2 6 41 3.9 55.5 0
10 Gordie Soltau* SFO 28 K/LE 12 0 43 620 14.4 6 54 3.6 51.7 1
11 Bobby Walston PHI 25 K/LE 12 0 41 750 18.3 5 62 3.4 62.5 0
12 Ray Renfro* CLE 24 12 0 39 722 18.5 4 70 3.3 60.2 4
13 Bill McColl CHI 23 RE 12 0 36 453 12.6 4 55 3.0 37.8 2
14 Dan Edwards BAL 27 RE 12 0 35 312 8.9 3 32 2.9 26.0 0
15 Hugh Taylor WAS 30 LE 12 0 35 703 20.1 8 71 2.9 58.6 0
16 Billy Stone CHI 28 LH 12 0 34 376 11.1 4 51 2.8 31.3 7
17 Pete Brewster CLE 23 LE 12 12 32 632 19.8 4 45 2.7 52.7 1
18 Jerry Williams PHI 30 KR 12 0 31 438 14.1 1 40 2.6 36.5 2
19 Hugh McElhenny*+ SFO 25 PR/RH 12 0 30 474 15.8 2 71 2.5 39.5 6
20 Doak Walker*+ DET 26 K/LH 12 0 30 502 16.7 3 83 2.5 41.8 2
21 John Hoffman* CHI 28 RH 12 0 28 341 12.2 1 40 2.3 28.4 2
22 Ray Mathews PIT 24 LH/LS 12 0 27 346 12.8 4 77 2.3 28.8 5
23 Eddie Price NYG 28 FB 12 0 26 233 9.0 1 31 2.2 19.4 4
24 Kyle Rote* NYG 25 9 0 26 440 16.9 5 75 2.9 48.9 0
25 Leon Hart DET 25 RE 12 0 25 472 18.9 7 49 2.1 39.3 1
26 Billy Howton GNB 23 RE 8 0 25 463 18.5 4 80 3.1 57.9 1
27 Bob Boyd RAM 25 RE 12 0 24 548 22.8 4 70 2.0 45.7 0
28 Dub Jones CLE 29 RH 12 0 24 373 15.5 0 58 2.0 31.1 3
29 Mel Embree BAL 26 LE 12 0 23 272 11.8 1 24 1.9 22.7 0
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
30 Tom Fears RAM 31 8 0 23 278 12.1 4 31 2.9 34.8 1
31 Bob Hoernschemeyer DET 28 RH 12 0 23 282 12.3 2 35 1.9 23.5 3
32 Bob Mann GNB 29 LE 10 0 23 327 14.2 2 45 2.3 32.7 0
33 Charlie Justice WAS 29 LH 12 0 22 434 19.7 2 54 1.8 36.2 9
34 Johnny Olszewski* CRD 23 FB 12 0 21 210 10.0 1 77 1.8 17.5 6
35 Hal Giancanelli PHI 24 12 0 20 346 17.3 5 47 1.7 28.8 5
36 Chick Jagade* CLE 27 FB 12 0 20 193 9.7 0 37 1.7 16.1 0
37 George Taliaferro* BAL 26 KR/LH/P/PR 11 11 20 346 17.3 2 54 1.8 31.5 10
38 Tank Younger* RAM 25 12 0 20 259 13.0 1 48 1.7 21.6 4
39 Joe Perry*+ SFO 26 FB 12 0 19 191 10.1 3 60 1.6 15.9 8
40 Fran Rogel PIT 26 FB 12 0 19 95 5.0 0 19 1.6 7.9 2
41 Fred Cone GNB 27 K 12 0 18 165 9.2 1 30 1.5 13.8 2
42 Frank Gifford* NYG 23 LDH 12 0 18 292 16.2 4 49 1.5 24.3 2
43 Cliff Anderson 2TM 24 9 0 17 266 15.6 0 32 1.9 29.6 0
44 Ed Barker PIT 22 LE 6 0 17 172 10.1 1 22 2.8 28.7 0
45 Billy Cross CRD 24 KR 12 0 17 285 16.8 1 51 1.4 23.8 7
46 Ray Pelfrey NYG 25 LE 12 0 17 233 13.7 3 60 1.4 19.4 1
47 Skeets Quinlan RAM 25 LH 12 0 17 260 15.3 2 59 1.4 21.7 3
48 Cliff Anderson NYG 24 8 0 16 258 16.1 0 32 2.0 32.3 0
49 Cloyce Box DET 30 LE 12 0 16 403 25.2 2 97 1.3 33.6 0
50 Dorne Dibble DET 24 12 0 16 274 17.1 3 47 1.3 22.8 0
51 Fred Morrison CHI 27 FB/P 12 0 16 214 13.4 0 44 1.3 17.8 2
52 Don Paul* CRD 27 RH 12 0 16 167 10.4 2 27 1.3 13.9 3
53 Bill Stribling NYG 26 RE 12 0 16 175 10.9 0 19 1.3 14.6 0
54 Howie Ferguson GNB 23 FB 11 0 15 86 5.7 0 23 1.4 7.8 4
55 Sonny Grandelius NYG 24 LH 12 0 15 80 5.3 0 26 1.3 6.7 3
56 Frank Ziegler PHI 30 RH 12 0 15 211 14.1 0 43 1.3 17.6 2
57 Paul Dekker WAS 22 RE 11 0 14 182 13.0 1 34 1.3 16.5 0
58 Gene Gedman DET 21 12 0 14 121 8.6 0 25 1.2 10.1 0
59 Buford Long NYG 22 10 0 14 220 15.7 2 55 1.4 22.0 0
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
60 Jim Parmer PHI 26 12 0 14 89 6.4 0 45 1.2 7.4 0
61 Clive Rush GNB 22 P 11 0 14 190 13.6 0 24 1.3 17.3 1
62 Carl Elliott GNB 26 12 0 13 150 11.5 0 19 1.1 12.5 0
63 Toy Ledbetter PHI 26 LH 10 0 13 137 10.5 2 34 1.3 13.7 5
64 Al Carmichael GNB 25 KR/PR/RH 12 0 12 131 10.9 0 52 1.0 10.9 3
65 Don Johnson PHI 22 12 0 12 227 18.9 2 41 1.0 18.9 3
66 Ray Ramsey CRD 32 LDH 12 0 12 118 9.8 0 20 1.0 9.8 1
67 Buddy Young BAL 27 RH 10 0 12 201 16.8 3 49 1.2 20.1 6
68 Fran Polsfoot WAS 26 10 0 11 164 14.9 0 66 1.1 16.4 0
69 Dan Towler* RAM 25 FB 12 0 11 125 11.4 1 49 0.9 10.4 6
70 Charlie Trippi* CRD 31 LH/P/PR 12 0 11 87 7.9 2 21 0.9 7.3 5
71 Joe Arenas SFO 28 KR/LH 12 0 10 113 11.3 1 38 0.8 9.4 5
72 Monte Brethauer BAL 22 12 0 10 133 13.3 0 25 0.8 11.1 1
73 Ollie Cline DET 28 FB 12 0 10 126 12.6 1 28 0.8 10.5 1
74 Buck McPhail BAL 24 12 0 10 38 3.8 0 45 0.8 3.2 1
75 Breezy Reid GNB 26 LH 12 0 10 100 10.0 0 26 0.8 8.3 5
76 Pete Schabarum SFO 24 10 0 10 96 9.6 0 31 1.0 9.6 1
77 George Sulima PIT 25 10 0 10 131 13.1 0 17 1.0 13.1 1
78 Ken Carpenter CLE 27 KR/LH 12 0 9 109 12.1 2 32 0.8 9.1 2
79 Bobby Jack Floyd CHI 24 8 0 9 63 7.0 0 16 1.1 7.9 1
80 Billy Reynolds CLE 22 PR 12 0 9 120 13.3 0 55 0.8 10.0 4
81 Byron Bailey GNB 23 10 0 8 119 14.9 0 50 0.8 11.9 1
82 Paul Barry WAS 27 12 0 8 70 8.8 0 18 0.7 5.8 2
83 Harry Babcock SFO 23 10 0 7 59 8.4 0 13 0.7 5.9 0
84 Horace Gillom CLE 32 P 12 0 7 80 11.4 0 23 0.6 6.7 1
85 Al Pollard PHI 25 FB/PR 12 0 7 33 4.7 0 24 0.6 2.8 3
86 Julie Rykovich WAS 30 RH 12 0 7 73 10.4 1 39 0.6 6.1 2
87 J.R. Boone GNB 28 8 0 6 55 9.2 1 18 0.8 6.9 1
88 Jim Doran DET 26 RDE 7 0 6 75 12.5 0 30 0.9 10.7 0
89 John Huzvar BAL 24 FB 12 0 6 55 9.2 1 30 0.5 4.6 5
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
90 Eddie Macon CHI 26 PR/RS 12 0 6 24 4.0 2 10 0.5 2.0 2
91 Marion Motley CLE 33 12 0 6 47 7.8 0 23 0.5 3.9 1
92 Vitamin Smith RAM 30 11 0 6 151 25.2 3 54 0.5 13.7 1
93 Leon Campbell CHI 26 KR 12 0 5 74 14.8 0 47 0.4 6.2 3
94 Randy Clay NYG 25 K/RH 12 0 5 51 10.2 1 33 0.4 4.3 0
95 John Dottley CHI 25 10 0 5 21 4.2 0 8 0.5 2.1 4
96 Leon Heath WAS 25 FB 9 0 5 45 9.0 0 17 0.6 5.0 4
97 Tom McCormick RAM 23 RH 11 0 5 72 14.4 0 20 0.5 6.5 3
98 John Brewer PHI 25 6 0 4 43 10.8 0 16 0.7 7.2 1
99 Tom Calvin PIT 27 10 0 4 28 7.0 0 16 0.4 2.8 0
100 Dick Hensley CHI 26 LDE 11 0 4 117 29.3 0 50 0.4 10.6 0
101 Lloyd Lowe CHI 25 7 0 4 34 8.5 0 11 0.6 4.9 1
102 Brad Myers RAM 24 12 0 4 13 3.3 0 9 0.3 1.1 1
103 Bob Schnelker PHI 25 8 0 4 34 8.5 0 12 0.5 4.3 0
104 Billy Anderson CHI 24 RDH 12 0 3 33 11.0 0 16 0.3 2.8 0
105 Leo Elter PIT 24 12 0 3 29 9.7 0 15 0.3 2.4 0
106 Tommy Kalmanir BAL 27 9 0 3 31 10.3 1 22 0.3 3.4 1
107 Tom Keane*+ BAL 27 RS 12 0 3 61 20.3 0 37 0.3 5.1 0
108 Bert Rechichar BAL 23 K/LDH 11 0 3 151 50.3 2 66 0.3 13.7 0
109 Wally Triplett CRD 27 4 0 3 15 5.0 0 6 0.8 3.8 1
110 Butch Avinger NYG 25 12 0 2 8 4.0 0 4 0.2 0.7 1
111 Sam Baker WAS 24 k 11 0 2 21 10.5 0 11 0.2 1.9 2
112 Don Barton GNB 23 5 0 2 51 25.5 1 42 0.4 10.2 0
113 Jim Brandt PIT 24 12 0 2 15 7.5 0 11 0.2 1.3 1
114 Gene Brito* WAS 28 LDE 12 0 2 35 17.5 0 24 0.2 2.9 0
115 Jack Butler PIT 26 RDH 12 0 2 43 21.5 1 33 0.2 3.6 0
116 Jug Girard DET 26 11 0 2 24 12.0 0 15 0.2 2.2 0
117 Norb Hecker RAM 26 LS 12 0 2 25 12.5 0 16 0.2 2.1 0
118 Merwin Hodel NYG 22 2 0 2 -15 -7.5 0 0 1.0 -7.5 1
119 Jim Monachino SFO 24 5 0 2 9 4.5 0 9 0.4 1.8 1
Rk Player Tm Age Pos G GS Tgt Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G Fmb
120 Bill Wightkin CHI 26 12 0 2 22 11.0 0 13 0.2 1.8 0
121 Cliff Anderson CRD 24 1 0 1 8 8.0 0 8 1.0 8.0 0
122 George Connor*+ CHI 28 LT 12 0 1 17 17.0 0 17 0.1 1.4 0
123 Larry Coutre 2TM 25 10 0 1 -4 -4.0 0 0 0.1 -0.4 0
124 Larry Coutre GNB 25 7 0 1 -4 -4.0 0 -4 0.1 -0.6 0
125 Pat Harder DET 31 5 0 1 19 19.0 0 19 0.2 3.8 1
126 Doug Hogland SFO 22 LT 12 0 1 -2 -2.0 0 -2 0.1 -0.2 0
127 Billy Mixon SFO 24 LS 12 0 1 7 7.0 0 7 0.1 0.6 0
128 Johnny Papit 2TM 25 7 0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 1.3 1
129 Johnny Papit WAS 25 3 0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.3 3.0 0
130 Joe Scott NYG 27 3 0 1 10 10.0 0 10 0.3 3.3 0
131 Don Shula BAL 23 RDH 12 0 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.1 0.5 0
132 Bob Smith DET 24 3 0 1 11 11.0 0 11 0.3 3.7 1
133 Jack Spinks CRD 23 3 0 1 6 6.0 0 6 0.3 2.0 0