Denver Broncos Single Season Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the Denver Broncos single season receiving leaders ranked by receiving average. Included are player stats for the Denver Broncos (NFL) from 1970-2019 and the Denver Broncos (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Steve Watson is the Denver Broncos single season leader in receiving average with 20.73.

Players active with the Denver Broncos during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 30 receptions

      Receiving
Player Season Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
  S. Watson 1981 Den 60 1,244 20.7 95t 13
  R. Nattiel 1987 Den 31 630 20.3 54 2
  A. Denson 1966 Den 36 725 20.1 65 3
  H. Moses 1978 Den 37 744 20.1 42 5
  A. Lelie 2004 Den 54 1,084 20.1 58 7
  A. Denson 1967 Den 46 899 19.5 68t 11
  M. Jackson 1986 Den 38 738 19.4 53 1
  A. Carmichael 1960 Den 32 616 19.2 59 5
  S. Watson 1983 Den 59 1,133 19.2 78t 5
  B. Scarpitto 1962 Den 35 667 19.1 67 6
  B. Lloyd 2010 Den 77 1,448 18.8 71 11
  M. Jackson 1988 Den 46 852 18.5 63 6
  A. Miller 1994 Den 60 1,107 18.4 76 5
  A. Lelie 2005 Den 42 770 18.3 56 1
  A. Miller 1995 Den 59 1,079 18.3 62t 14
  B. Scarpitto 1965 Den 32 585 18.3 90 5
  M. Jackson 1991 Den 33 603 18.3 71 1
  H. Moses 1980 Den 38 674 17.7 33 4
  H. Moses 1979 Den 54 943 17.5 64t 6
  R. Sherman 1972 Den 38 661 17.4 55 3
  A. Denson 1968 Den 34 586 17.2 44t 5
  D. Thomas 2011 Den 32 551 17.2 47 4
  R. Upchurch 1981 Den 32 550 17.2 63 3
  E. Crabtree 1968 Den 35 601 17.2 72t 5
  A. Frazier 1961 Den 47 799 17.0 87 6
  A. Lelie 2003 Den 37 628 17.0 60 2
  S. Watson 1984 Den 69 1,170 17.0 73 7
  R. Smith 1997 Den 70 1,180 16.9 78 12
  C. Sutton 2018 Den 42 704 16.8 42 4
  E. McCaffrey 1998 Den 64 1,053 16.5 48 10
  H. Moses 1974 Den 34 559 16.4 42 2
  D. Russell 1993 Den 44 719 16.3 43 3
  V. Johnson 1987 Den 42 684 16.3 59t 7
  M. Jackson 1990 Den 57 926 16.2 66 4
  T. Scheffler 2008 Den 40 645 16.1 72 3
  M. Haffner 1969 Den 35 563 16.1 46 5
  R. Smith 2000 Den 100 1,602 16.0 49 8
  R. Upchurch 1983 Den 40 639 16.0 40 2
  R. Odoms 1979 Den 40 638 15.9 45 1
  R. Odoms 1976 Den 30 477 15.9 47 3
  J. Putzier 2004 Den 36 572 15.9 39 2
  B. Stokley 2007 Den 40 635 15.9 58 5
  C. Sutton 2019 Den 44 692 15.7 70t 4
  J. Walker 2006 Den 69 1,084 15.7 83t 8
  G. Prebola 1963 Den 30 471 15.7 57 2
  E. Crabtree 1967 Den 46 716 15.6 76t 5
  D. Thomas 2013 Den 92 1,430 15.5 78t 14
  S. Watson 1986 Den 45 699 15.5 46 3
  M. Jackson 1992 Den 48 745 15.5 51t 8
  S. Watson 1982 Den 36 555 15.4 41 2