Arizona Cardinals Single Season Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the Arizona Cardinals single season receiving leaders ranked by receiving average. Included are player stats for the Arizona Cardinals (NFL) from 1994-2020, the Phoenix Cardinals (NFL) from 1988-1993, the St. Louis Cardinals (NFL) from 1960-1987, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1945-1959, the Chicago Cardinals (NFL) from 1922-1943 and the Chicago Cardinals (APFA) from 1920-1921. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Mal Kutner is the Arizona Cardinals single season leader in receiving average with 23.00.

Players active with the Arizona Cardinals during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 30 receptions

      Receiving
Player Season Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
  M. Kutner 1948 ChiC 41 943 23.0 71 14
  M. Kutner 1947 ChiC 43 944 22.0 70 7
  J. Smith 1967 Stl 56 1,205 21.5 76t 9
  R. Green 1981 Stl 33 708 21.5 60 4
  J. Gilliam 1970 Stl 45 952 21.2 79 5
  M. Gray 1977 Stl 38 782 20.6 69t 5
  B. Shaw 1950 ChiC 48 971 20.2 65 12
  R. Green 1984 Stl 78 1,555 19.9 83t 12
  J. Gilliam 1971 Stl 42 837 19.9 54 3
  S. Randle 1963 Stl 51 1,014 19.9 68t 12
  M. Gray 1978 Stl 44 871 19.8 74 1
  M. Gray 1974 Stl 39 770 19.7 80t 6
  M. Gray 1975 Stl 48 926 19.3 74t 11
  J. Gilliam 1969 Stl 52 997 19.2 84t 9
  M. Gray 1976 Stl 36 686 19.1 77t 5
  G. Tinsley 1937 ChiC 36 675 18.8 97 5
  E. Jones 1989 Pho 45 838 18.6 72t 3
  J. Smith 1970 Stl 37 687 18.6 59t 4
  B. Johnson 2006 Ari 40 740 18.5 58 4
  S. Randle 1962 Stl 63 1,158 18.4 86t 7
  J. Smith 1966 Stl 45 810 18.0 69t 3
  O. Matson 1954 ChiC 34 611 18.0 70 3
  M. Floyd 2014 Ari 47 841 17.9 63 6
  M. Gray 1980 Stl 40 709 17.7 69t 3
  L. Fitzgerald 2011 Ari 80 1,411 17.6 73t 8
  R. Moore 1996 Ari 58 1,016 17.5 69 4
  F. Polsfoot 1950 ChiC 38 653 17.2 81 6
  R. Green 1987 Stl 43 731 17.0 57 4
  F. Sanders 1995 Ari 52 883 17.0 48 2
  E. Jones 1990 Pho 43 724 16.8 68t 4
  R. Moore 1999 Ari 37 621 16.8 71 5
  J. Nelson 2016 Ari 34 568 16.7 80t 6
  W. Gillette 1972 Stl 33 550 16.7 65t 2
  B. Conrad 1961 Stl 30 499 16.6 50 2
  S. Randle 1965 Stl 51 845 16.6 72 9
  P. Tilley 1979 Stl 57 938 16.5 51t 6
  R. Moore 1997 Ari 97 1,584 16.3 47t 8
  M. Floyd 2015 Ari 52 849 16.3 60t 6
  D. Boston 2001 Ari 98 1,598 16.3 61t 8
  D. Boston 2000 Ari 71 1,156 16.3 70t 7
  M. Jenkins 2001 Ari 32 518 16.2 53 3
  R. Green 1988 Pho 68 1,097 16.1 52 7
  J. Smith 1968 Stl 49 789 16.1 65t 2
  M. Floyd 2013 Ari 65 1,041 16.0 91t 5
  D. Boston 2002 Ari 32 512 16.0 34 1
  R. Green 1989 Pho 44 703 16.0 59t 7
  D. Williams 1968 Stl 43 682 15.9 71t 6
  J. Smith 1965 Stl 41 648 15.8 70t 2
  P. Tilley 1981 Stl 66 1,040 15.8 75 3
  R. Green 1983 Stl 78 1,227 15.7 71t 14