NFL Career Leaders - Receptions

The following is a list of the NFL career receiving leaders ranked by receptions. Statistics are current through the 2017 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

      Receiving
Player Gms Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
1. J. Rice 303 1,549 22,895 14.8 96t 197
2. T. Gonzalez 270 1,325 15,127 11.4 73t 111
3. L. Fitzgerald 218 1,234 15,545 12.6 80t 110
4. J. Witten 239 1,152 12,448 10.8 69 68
5. M. Harrison 190 1,102 14,580 13.2 80t 128
6. C. Carter 234 1,101 13,899 12.6 80t 130
7. T. Brown 255 1,094 14,934 13.7 80t 100
8. T. Owens 219 1,078 15,934 14.8 98t 153
9. A. Boldin 202 1,076 13,779 12.8 79t 82
10. R. Wayne 211 1,070 14,345 13.4 80 82
11. A. Johnson 193 1,062 14,185 13.4 77t 70
12. S. Smith 219 1,031 14,731 14.3 80t 81
13. I. Bruce 223 1,024 15,208 14.9 80t 91
14. H. Ward 217 1,000 12,083 12.1 85t 85
15. R. Moss 218 982 15,292 15.6 82t 156
16. B. Marshall 172 959 12,215 12.7 75t 82
17. A. Reed 234 951 13,198 13.9 83t 87
18. D. Mason 230 943 12,061 12.8 79t 66
19. A. Monk 224 940 12,721 13.5 79t 68
20. A. Gates 220 927 11,508 12.4 72t 114
21. T. Holt 173 920 13,382 14.5 85t 74
22. W. Welker 175 903 9,924 11.0 99t 50
23. K. McCardell 209 883 11,373 12.9 76t 63
24. J. Smith 171 862 12,287 14.3 75 67
25. M. Muhammad 202 860 11,438 13.3 72t 62
26. I. Fryar 255 851 12,785 15.0 80t 84
27. R. Smith 183 849 11,389 13.4 85t 68
28. L. Centers 198 827 6,797 8.2 54 28
29. S. Largent 200 819 13,089 16.0 74t 100
30. S. Sharpe 204 815 10,060 12.3 82t 62
31. H. Ellard 228 814 13,777 16.9 81t 65
  K. Johnson 167 814 10,571 13.0 76t 64
33. R. White 171 808 10,863 13.4 90t 63
34. M. Faulk 176 767 6,875 9.0 85t 36
35. C. Johnson 166 766 11,059 14.4 82t 67
36. J. Lofton 233 764 14,004 18.3 80t 75
  E. Moulds 186 764 9,995 13.1 84t 49
38. M. Irvin 159 750 11,904 15.9 87t 65
  C. Joiner 239 750 12,146 16.2 87t 65
40. D. Driver 205 743 10,137 13.6 85t 61
  A. Rison 186 743 10,205 13.7 80t 84
42. A. Brown 115 733 9,910 13.5 79t 59
43. S. Moss 197 732 10,283 14.0 78t 66
44. C. Johnson 135 731 11,619 15.9 96t 83
45. M. Colston 146 711 9,759 13.7 86t 72
46. J. Galloway 198 701 10,950 15.6 81t 77
47. G. Clark 167 699 10,856 15.5 84t 65
48. T. Mathis 206 689 8,809 12.8 81 63
49. L. Coles 153 674 8,609 12.8 64 49
50. H. Moore 145 670 9,174 13.7 93t 62