Detroit Lions Career Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receptions

The following are the Detroit Lions career receiving leaders ranked by receptions. Included are player stats for the Detroit Lions (NFL) from 1934-2020 and the Portsmouth Spartans (NFL) from 1930-1933. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Calvin Johnson is the Detroit Lions career leader in receptions with 731.

Players active with the Detroit Lions during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

      Receiving
Player Gms Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
1. C. Johnson 135 731 11,619 15.9 96t 83
2. H. Moore 145 670 9,174 13.7 93t 62
3. J. Morton 126 469 6,499 13.9 98t 35
4. B. Perriman 94 428 5,244 12.3 91t 25
5. G. Tate 71 416 4,741 11.4 73t 22
6. B. Sanders 153 352 2,921 8.3 66t 10
7. C. Sanders 128 336 4,817 14.3 54 31
8. G. Cogdill 103 325 5,221 16.1 84t 28
9. B. Pettigrew 93 301 2,965 9.9 35 17
10. J. Gibbons 140 287 3,561 12.4 82t 20
11. J. Jones 85 285 2,318 8.1 46 10
  T. Riddick 84 285 2,238 7.9 63 14
13. L. Thompson 175 277 4,682 16.9 94t 35
14. R. Williams 60 262 3,884 14.8 91t 29
15. D. Hill 100 245 3,054 12.5 61 23
16. T. Barr 102 227 3,810 16.8 80t 35
17. F. Scott 86 223 3,651 16.4 50 18
18. M. Jones 53 213 3,318 15.6 73t 27
19. J. Chadwick 73 206 3,359 16.3 73 17
20. H. King 123 198 1,579 8.0 41 5
21. C. Schlesinger 181 197 1,445 7.3 43 9
22. N. Burleson 45 194 2,083 10.7 58 12
23. D. Bussey 150 193 1,616 8.4 65t 5
24. E. Ebron 56 186 2,070 11.1 61 11
  B. Sims 60 186 2,072 11.1 87t 5
26. G. Crowell 54 184 2,722 14.8 77t 16
27. D. Sloan 90 180 2,024 11.2 74t 15
28. M. Furrey 41 177 1,931 10.9 49 7
29. J. Greene 78 175 2,965 16.9 88 26
30. L. Hart 92 174 2,499 14.4 66 26
31. A. Taylor 91 173 1,523 8.8 64 6
32. L. Walton 95 169 2,623 15.5 60t 26
33. J. Doran 89 168 2,960 17.6 65t 19
34. K. Golladay 42 163 2,730 16.7 75t 19
35. J. Bell 63 162 1,638 10.1 50 1
36. D. Middleton 63 153 2,522 16.5 79t 15
  P. Studstill 77 153 2,452 16.0 99t 15
38. D. Walker 67 152 2,539 16.7 83 21
39. D. Dibble 68 146 2,552 17.5 56 19
  M. Farr 69 146 1,374 9.4 86t 10
41. S. Bryson 54 143 1,044 7.3 63 1
42. K. Jones 53 141 1,006 7.1 34 3
43. R. Clark 46 140 2,302 16.4 69 16
44. A. Hakim 42 134 1,670 12.5 64t 10
  R. Johnson 32 134 1,818 13.6 75t 14
  N. Pietrosante 89 134 1,323 9.9 76 2
47. P. Mandley 74 130 1,797 13.8 56 11
48. C. Box 57 129 2,665 20.7 97 32
49. M. Nichols 76 124 2,235 18.0 77t 9
50. E. McCullouch 72 123 2,314 18.8 80t 19