NFL Career Receiving Yards Leaders Through 1977

These are the NFL career record holders through the 1977 season. See current receiving yards leaders or select another stat or year:

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Leaders through 1977

Leaders through 1977 Table
Rank Current Player (age) Yds Tm
128Don Maynard118343TM
243Lance Alworth102662TM
355Raymond Berry9275clt
459Charley Taylor9110was
563Fred Biletnikoff8689rai
678Paul Warfield85652TM
780Billy Howton84593TM
881Tommy McDonald84105TM
985Carroll Dale82773TM
1095Art Powell80465TM
1197Don Hutson7991gnb
12100Bobby Mitchell79542TM
13101Jackie Smith7918crd
14102Jimmy Orr79142TM
15112Roy Jefferson75393TM
16113Gary Garrison75382TM
17116Bob Hayes74142TM
18117Pete Retzlaff7412phi
19120Otis Taylor7306kan
20122Boyd Dowler72702TM
21128Lionel Taylor71953TM
2241Harold Jackson70842TM
23134John Gilliam70565TM
24135Elroy Hirsch70292TM
25148Charley Hennigan6823oti
26145Gene Washington6664sfo
27166Dante Lavelli6488cle
28168Del Shofner64702TM
29175Max McGee6346gnb
30187Red Phillips60442TM
31188Lenny Moore6039clt
32191Jack Snow6012ram
33193Sonny Randle59963TM
34195Bobby Joe Conrad59022TM
195Billy Wilson5902sfo
35203Mike Ditka58123TM
36209Gail Cogdill56963TM
37212Danny Abramowicz56862TM
38219Dave Parks56193TM
219Pete Pihos5619phi
39221Mac Speedie5602cle
40229Ray Renfro5508cle
41230Chris Burford5505kan
42232Jerry Smith5496was
4393Haven Moses54842TM
44235Bernie Casey54442TM
45236Buddy Dial54362TM
46237Frank Gifford5434nyg
47238Frank Clarke54262TM
48243Tom Fears5397ram
49246Gary Ballman53664TM
50247Bobby Walston5363phi
51Gary Collins5299cle
52Elbert Dubenion5294buf
53John Mackey52362TM
54Hugh Taylor5233was
55Elbie Nickel5131pit
56Johnny Morris5059chi
57Jim Colclough5001nwe
58Joe Morrison4993nyg
59Homer Jones49862TM
60131Ken Burrough49672TM
61George Sauer4965nyj
62Paul Flatley49052TM
63Lance Rentzel48263TM
64Charlie Sanders4817det
65Jim Benton48012TM
66Kyle Rote4797nyg
67Ben Hawkins47642TM
68Harlon Hill47173TM
69Bob Trumpy4600cin
70Gino Cappelletti4589nwe
71Aaron Thomas45542TM
7224Charlie Joiner45413TM
73239Bob Tucker44852TM
74Preston Carpenter44575TM
75228Rich Caster4434nyj
76Al Denson42752TM
77157Mel Gray4273crd
78Milt Morin4208cle
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