NFL Career Leaders - Receiving Yards

The following is a list of the NFL career receiving leaders ranked by receiving yards. 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. Owens 219 1,078 15,934 14.8 98t 153
3. L. Fitzgerald 218 1,234 15,545 12.6 80t 110
4. R. Moss 218 982 15,292 15.6 82t 156
5. I. Bruce 223 1,024 15,208 14.9 80t 91
6. T. Gonzalez 270 1,325 15,127 11.4 73t 111
7. T. Brown 255 1,094 14,934 13.7 80t 100
8. S. Smith 219 1,031 14,731 14.3 80t 81
9. M. Harrison 190 1,102 14,580 13.2 80t 128
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. J. Lofton 233 764 14,004 18.3 80t 75
13. C. Carter 234 1,101 13,899 12.6 80t 130
14. A. Boldin 202 1,076 13,779 12.8 79t 82
15. H. Ellard 228 814 13,777 16.9 81t 65
16. T. Holt 173 920 13,382 14.5 85t 74
17. A. Reed 234 951 13,198 13.9 83t 87
18. S. Largent 200 819 13,089 16.0 74t 100
19. I. Fryar 255 851 12,785 15.0 80t 84
20. A. Monk 224 940 12,721 13.5 79t 68
21. J. Witten 239 1,152 12,448 10.8 69 68
22. J. Smith 171 862 12,287 14.3 75 67
23. B. Marshall 172 959 12,215 12.7 75t 82
24. C. Joiner 239 750 12,146 16.2 87t 65
25. H. Ward 217 1,000 12,083 12.1 85t 85
26. D. Mason 230 943 12,061 12.8 79t 66
27. M. Irvin 159 750 11,904 15.9 87t 65
28. D. Maynard 186 633 11,834 18.7 87t 88
29. C. Johnson 135 731 11,619 15.9 96t 83
30. A. Gates 220 927 11,508 12.4 72t 114
31. M. Muhammad 202 860 11,438 13.3 72t 62
32. R. Smith 183 849 11,389 13.4 85t 68
33. K. McCardell 209 883 11,373 12.9 76t 63
34. C. Johnson 166 766 11,059 14.4 82t 67
35. J. Galloway 198 701 10,950 15.6 81t 77
36. R. White 171 808 10,863 13.4 90t 63
37. G. Clark 167 699 10,856 15.5 84t 65
38. S. Morgan 196 557 10,716 19.2 76t 72
39. K. Johnson 167 814 10,571 13.0 76t 64
40. H. Jackson 205 579 10,372 17.9 79t 76
41. S. Moss 197 732 10,283 14.0 78t 66
42. L. Alworth 136 542 10,266 18.9 85t 85
43. A. Rison 186 743 10,205 13.7 80t 84
44. D. Driver 205 743 10,137 13.6 85t 61
45. S. Sharpe 204 815 10,060 12.3 82t 62
46. E. Moulds 186 764 9,995 13.1 84t 49
47. W. Welker 175 903 9,924 11.0 99t 50
48. A. Brown 115 733 9,910 13.5 79t 59
49. D. Hill 211 634 9,831 15.5 81t 60
50. M. Colston 146 711 9,759 13.7 86t 72