Detroit Lions Single Season Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the Detroit Lions single season receiving leaders ranked by receiving average. 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. Cloyce Box is the Detroit Lions single season leader in receiving average with 22.00.

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

Leaders based on 30 receptions

      Receiving
Player Season Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
  C. Box 1952 Det 42 924 22.0 77 15
  M. Nichols 1984 Det 34 744 21.9 77t 1
  G. Cogdill 1961 Det 45 956 21.2 84t 6
  R. Jarvis 1976 Det 39 822 21.1 74t 5
  D. Dibble 1951 Det 30 613 20.4 47 6
  C. Box 1950 Det 50 1,009 20.2 82 11
  G. Cogdill 1963 Det 48 945 19.7 70t 10
  F. Scott 1981 Det 53 1,022 19.3 48 5
  H. Moore 1992 Det 51 966 18.9 77t 4
  J. Doran 1957 Det 33 624 18.9 65t 5
  P. Studstill 1966 Det 67 1,266 18.9 99t 5
  J. Chadwick 1986 Det 53 995 18.8 73 5
  G. Cogdill 1962 Det 53 991 18.7 72 7
  D. Dibble 1956 Det 32 597 18.7 56 2
  L. Thompson 1983 Det 41 752 18.3 80t 3
  L. Thompson 1981 Det 30 550 18.3 94t 3
  K. Golladay 2019 Det 65 1,190 18.3 75t 11
  R. Clark 1989 Det 41 748 18.2 69 2
  T. Barr 1964 Det 57 1,030 18.1 58t 9
  M. Jones 2017 Det 61 1,101 18.0 58 9
  C. Johnson 2013 Det 84 1,492 17.8 87 12
  W. Green 1992 Det 33 586 17.8 73t 5
  L. Walton 1970 Det 30 532 17.7 56 5
  D. Walker 1954 Det 32 564 17.6 66 3
  R. Clark 1990 Det 52 914 17.6 57 8
  C. Johnson 2011 Det 96 1,681 17.5 73t 16
  A. Hakim 2004 Det 31 533 17.2 39t 3
  C. Johnson 2008 Det 78 1,331 17.1 96t 12
  E. McCullouch 1968 Det 40 680 17.0 80t 5
  B. Mann 1948 Det 33 560 17.0 45 3
  M. Jones 2016 Det 55 930 16.9 73t 4
  D. Walker 1953 Det 30 502 16.7 83 3
  D. Dibble 1954 Det 46 768 16.7 45 6
  B. Schroeder 2002 Det 36 595 16.5 46 5
  G. Crowell 1999 Det 81 1,338 16.5 77t 7
  T. Barr 1963 Det 66 1,086 16.5 75t 13
  M. Nichols 1985 Det 36 592 16.4 43 4
  L. Walton 1971 Det 30 491 16.4 60t 5
  J. Greene 1947 Det 38 621 16.3 47 5
  H. Moore 1994 Det 72 1,173 16.3 51t 11
  L. Hart 1950 Det 31 505 16.3 66 1
  C. Sanders 1971 Det 31 502 16.2 49t 5
  C. Johnson 2012 Det 122 1,964 16.1 53 5
  E. McCullouch 1969 Det 33 529 16.0 45 5
  R. Williams 2006 Det 82 1,310 16.0 60t 7
  T. Barr 1961 Det 40 630 15.8 61t 6
  C. Johnson 2007 Det 48 756 15.8 49 4
  F. Scott 1980 Det 53 834 15.7 43t 4
  C. Sanders 1969 Det 42 656 15.6 47 3
  R. Johnson 1989 Det 70 1,091 15.6 75t 8