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
129Don Maynard118343TM
244Lance Alworth102662TM
356Raymond Berry9275clt
459Charley Taylor9110was
563Fred Biletnikoff8689rai
679Paul Warfield85652TM
781Billy Howton84593TM
882Tommy McDonald84105TM
986Carroll Dale82773TM
1096Art Powell80465TM
1198Don Hutson7991gnb
12101Bobby Mitchell79542TM
13102Jackie Smith7918crd
14103Jimmy Orr79142TM
15113Roy Jefferson75393TM
16114Gary Garrison75382TM
17121Bob Hayes74142TM
18122Pete Retzlaff7412phi
19124Otis Taylor7306kan
20125Boyd Dowler72702TM
21130Lionel Taylor71953TM
2242Harold Jackson70842TM
23136John Gilliam70565TM
24137Elroy Hirsch70292TM
25149Charley Hennigan6823oti
26146Gene Washington6664sfo
27167Dante Lavelli6488cle
28169Del Shofner64702TM
29176Max McGee6346gnb
30189Red Phillips60442TM
31190Lenny Moore6039clt
32193Jack Snow6012ram
33195Sonny Randle59963TM
34197Bobby Joe Conrad59022TM
197Billy Wilson5902sfo
35206Mike Ditka58123TM
36210Gail Cogdill56963TM
37213Danny Abramowicz56862TM
38220Dave Parks56193TM
220Pete Pihos5619phi
39222Mac Speedie5602cle
40231Ray Renfro5508cle
41232Chris Burford5505kan
42234Jerry Smith5496was
4394Haven Moses54842TM
44239Bernie Casey54442TM
45240Buddy Dial54362TM
46241Frank Gifford5434nyg
47242Frank Clarke54262TM
48246Tom Fears5397ram
49249Gary Ballman53664TM
50250Bobby Walston5363phi
51Gary Collins5299cle
52Elbert Dubenion5294buf
53John Mackey52362TM
54Hugh Taylor5233was
55Elbie Nickel5131pit
56Johnny Morris5059chi
57Jim Colclough5001nwe
58Joe Morrison4993nyg
59Homer Jones49862TM
60133Ken 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
73243Bob Tucker44852TM
74Preston Carpenter44575TM
75230Rich Caster4434nyj
76Al Denson42752TM
77157Mel Gray4273crd
78Milt Morin4208cle
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