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
129Don Maynard118343TM
244Lance Alworth102662TM
356Raymond Berry9275clt
481Billy Howton84593TM
582Tommy McDonald84105TM
686Carroll Dale82773TM
796Art Powell80465TM
898Don Hutson7991gnb
9101Bobby Mitchell79542TM
10103Jimmy Orr79142TM
1159Charley Taylor7470was
12122Pete Retzlaff7412phi
13125Boyd Dowler72702TM
14130Lionel Taylor71953TM
15102Jackie Smith7188crd
16121Bob Hayes7177dal
1779Paul Warfield71652TM
18137Elroy Hirsch70292TM
19124Otis Taylor6931kan
20149Charley Hennigan6823oti
2163Fred Biletnikoff6512rai
22167Dante Lavelli6488cle
23169Del Shofner64702TM
24176Max McGee6346gnb
25113Roy Jefferson62663TM
26114Gary Garrison6252sdg
27189Red Phillips60442TM
28190Lenny Moore6039clt
29195Sonny Randle59963TM
30197Bobby Joe Conrad59022TM
197Billy Wilson5902sfo
31206Mike Ditka58123TM
32210Gail Cogdill56963TM
33220Pete Pihos5619phi
220Dave Parks56193TM
34222Mac Speedie5602cle
35193Jack Snow5529ram
36231Ray Renfro5508cle
37232Chris Burford5505kan
38239Bernie Casey54442TM
39240Buddy Dial54362TM
40241Frank Gifford5434nyg
41242Frank Clarke54262TM
42246Tom Fears5397ram
43249Gary Ballman53664TM
44250Bobby Walston5363phi
45213Danny Abramowicz53172TM
46Gary Collins5299cle
47Elbert Dubenion5294buf
48136John 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
64234Jerry 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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