NFL Single Season Leaders - Receptions

The following is a list of the NFL single season receiving leaders ranked by receptions. Statistics are current through the 2018 NFL season and include stats accrued in NFL, AFL and APFA games.

Active players are listed in bold.

      Receiving
Player Season Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
1. M. Harrison 2002 Ind 143 1,722 12.0 69 11
2. A. Brown 2015 Pit 136 1,834 13.5 59 10
  J. Jones 2015 Atl 136 1,871 13.8 70t 8
4. A. Brown 2014 Pit 129 1,698 13.2 63t 13
5. M. Thomas 2018 NO 125 1,405 11.2 72t 9
6. H. Moore 1995 Det 123 1,686 13.7 69t 14
  W. Welker 2009 NE 123 1,348 11.0 58 4
8. C. Carter 1995 Min 122 1,371 11.2 60t 17
  C. Carter 1994 Min 122 1,256 10.3 65t 7
  C. Johnson 2012 Det 122 1,964 16.1 53 5
  J. Rice 1995 SF 122 1,848 15.1 81t 15
  W. Welker 2011 NE 122 1,569 12.9 99t 9
13. I. Bruce 1995 Stl 119 1,781 15.0 72 13
14. B. Marshall 2012 Chi 118 1,508 12.8 56 11
  W. Welker 2012 NE 118 1,354 11.5 59 6
16. T. Holt 2003 Stl 117 1,696 14.5 48 12
17. Z. Ertz 2018 Phi 116 1,163 10.0 34 8
  J. Smith 1999 Jax 116 1,636 14.1 62 6
19. M. Harrison 1999 Ind 115 1,663 14.5 57t 12
  D. Hopkins 2018 Hou 115 1,572 13.7 49t 11
  A. Johnson 2008 Hou 115 1,575 13.7 65 8
  R. White 2010 Atl 115 1,389 12.1 46 10
23. P. Garcon 2013 Was 113 1,346 11.9 53t 5
  J. Jones 2018 Atl 113 1,677 14.8 58 8
  R. Smith 2001 Den 113 1,343 11.9 65t 11
  A. Thielen 2018 Min 113 1,373 12.2 68 9
27. T. Houshmandzadeh 2007 Cin 112 1,143 10.2 42t 12
  A. Johnson 2012 Hou 112 1,598 14.3 60t 4
  J. Landry 2017 Mia 112 987 8.8 49 9
  J. Rice 1994 SF 112 1,499 13.4 69t 13
  S. Sharpe 1993 GB 112 1,274 11.4 54 11
  J. Smith 2001 Jax 112 1,373 12.3 35t 8
  H. Ward 2002 Pit 112 1,329 11.9 72t 12
  W. Welker 2007 NE 112 1,175 10.5 42 8
35. D. Adams 2018 GB 111 1,386 12.5 57 13
  D. Hopkins 2015 Hou 111 1,521 13.7 61t 11
  M. Irvin 1995 Dal 111 1,603 14.4 50 10
  T. Mathis 1994 Atl 111 1,342 12.1 81 11
  R. Moss 2003 Min 111 1,632 14.7 72 17
  J. Smith-Schuster 2018 Pit 111 1,426 12.8 97t 7
  D. Thomas 2014 Den 111 1,619 14.6 86t 11
  R. Wayne 2010 Ind 111 1,355 12.2 50 6
  W. Welker 2008 NE 111 1,165 10.5 64 3
44. A. Brown 2013 Pit 110 1,499 13.6 56 8
  J. Landry 2015 Mia 110 1,157 10.5 50t 4
  J. Witten 2012 Dal 110 1,039 9.4 36 3
47. L. Fitzgerald 2017 Ari 109 1,156 10.6 37 6
  L. Fitzgerald 2015 Ari 109 1,215 11.1 44 9
  M. Harrison 2001 Ind 109 1,524 14.0 68 15
  A. Johnson 2013 Hou 109 1,407 12.9 62t 5
  B. Marshall 2015 NYJ 109 1,502 13.8 69t 14