Top 5 WRs of All Time

Updated: Nov 18, 2020

#1 Jerry Rice


Rice is the career leader in most major statistical categories for wide receivers, including receptions, touchdown receptions, and receiving yards, once being the leader for total yards and touchdowns in a season. He has scored more points than any other non-kicker in NFL history with 1,256. Rice was selected to the Pro Bowl 13 times (1986–1996, 1998, 2002) and named All-Pro 12 times in his 20 NFL seasons. He won three Super Bowls with the 49ers and an AFC Championship with the Oakland Raiders. Rice holds over 100 NFL records, the most of any player by a wide margin.

#2 Randy Moss


He played wide receiver for 14 seasons in the National Football League. He holds the NFL single-season touchdown reception record (23 in 2007), the NFL single-season touchdown reception record for a rookie (17 in 1998), and is second on the NFL all-time regular season touchdown reception list with 156.

#3 Terrell Owens


Popularly known by his initials, T.O., is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League for 16 seasons. A six-time Pro Bowl selection and five-time first-team All-Pro, Owens holds or shares several NFL records. He ranks third in career receiving yards at 15,934 and third in receiving touchdowns at 153.

#4 Don Hutson


He played as an end and spent his entire 11-year professional career with the Green Bay Packers. Hutson led the Packers to four NFL Championship Games, winning three: 1936, 1939, and 1944.He led the league in receiving yards in seven separate seasons and in receiving touchdowns in nine. A talented safety on defense, he also led the NFL in interceptions in 1940. Hutson was an eight-time All-Pro selection, a four-time All-Star, and was twice awarded the Joe F. Carr Trophy as the NFL Most Valuable Player. He held almost all major receiving records at the time of his retirement, including career receptions, yards, and touchdowns

#5 Larry Fitzgerald


He was a wide receiver for the Arizona Cardinals of the National Football League. He played college football at Pittsburgh, where he earned unanimous All-America honors. He was drafted by the Cardinals third overall in the 2004 NFL Draft. Fitzgerald has been selected for the Pro Bowl eleven times. He was named First-team All-Pro in 2008 and Second-team All-Pro twice in 2009 and 2011. He is second in NFL career receiving yards, second in career receptions, and sixth in receiving touchdowns.


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