NFL Career Receiving Yards Leaders Through 1973

These are the NFL career record holders through the 1973 season. See current receiving yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 1973

Leaders through 1973 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
128Don Maynard118343TM
244Lance Alworth102662TM
355Raymond Berry9275clt
480Billy Howton84593TM
581Tommy McDonald84105TM
686Carroll Dale82773TM
795Art Powell80465TM
897Don Hutson7991gnb
9100Bobby Mitchell79542TM
10102Jimmy Orr79142TM
1159Charley Taylor7470was
12120Pete Retzlaff7412phi
13124Boyd Dowler72702TM
14128Lionel Taylor71953TM
15101Jackie Smith7188crd
16119Bob Hayes7177dal
1778Paul Warfield71652TM
18136Elroy Hirsch70292TM
19123Otis Taylor6931kan
20149Charley Hennigan6823oti
2163Fred Biletnikoff6512rai
22166Dante Lavelli6488cle
23168Del Shofner64702TM
24175Max McGee6346gnb
25113Roy Jefferson62663TM
26114Gary Garrison6252sdg
27187Red Phillips60442TM
28188Lenny Moore6039clt
29193Sonny Randle59963TM
30195Billy Wilson5902sfo
195Bobby Joe Conrad59022TM
31205Mike Ditka58123TM
32210Gail Cogdill56963TM
33220Pete Pihos5619phi
220Dave Parks56193TM
34222Mac Speedie5602cle
35191Jack Snow5529ram
36230Ray Renfro5508cle
37231Chris Burford5505kan
38238Bernie Casey54442TM
39239Buddy Dial54362TM
40240Frank Gifford5434nyg
41241Frank Clarke54262TM
42245Tom Fears5397ram
43248Gary Ballman53664TM
44249Bobby Walston5363phi
45213Danny Abramowicz53172TM
46Gary Collins5299cle
47Elbert Dubenion5294buf
48135John Gilliam52763TM
49John Mackey52362TM
50Hugh Taylor5233was
51Elbie Nickel5131pit
52Johnny Morris5059chi
53Jim Colclough5001nwe
54Joe Morrison4993nyg
55Homer Jones49862TM
56George Sauer4965nyj
57Paul Flatley49052TM
58Jim Benton48012TM
59Kyle Rote4797nyg
60Ben Hawkins4764phi
61Harlon Hill47173TM
62Gino Cappelletti4589nwe
63Aaron Thomas45542TM
64233Jerry Smith4470was
65Preston Carpenter44575TM
66Lance Rentzel44303TM
6742Harold Jackson43672TM
68Al Denson42752TM
69146Gene Washington4219sfo
70Dave Kocourek40903TM
71Ray Mathews39632TM
72Milt Morin3859cle
73Terry Barr3810det
74Pete Brewster37582TM
75John David Crow36992TM
76Jim Mutscheller3684clt
77Bob Schnelker36674TM
Jim Doran36672TM
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