New England Patriots Single Season Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the New England Patriots single season receiving leaders ranked by receiving average. Included are player stats for the New England Patriots (NFL) from 1971-2020, the Boston Patriots (NFL) in 1970 and the Boston Patriots (AFL) from 1960-1969. Only stats for Regular Season Games have been included. Stanley Morgan is the New England Patriots single season leader in receiving average with 24.12.

Players active with the New England Patriots during the 2019 NFL season are listed in bold.

Leaders based on 30 receptions

      Receiving
Player Season Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
  S. Morgan 1978 NE 34 820 24.1 75t 5
  S. Morgan 1981 NE 44 1,029 23.4 76t 6
  S. Morgan 1979 NE 44 1,002 22.8 63t 12
  S. Jefferson 1998 NE 34 771 22.7 61t 2
  H. Jackson 1979 NE 45 1,013 22.5 59 7
  S. Morgan 1980 NE 45 991 22.0 71 6
  J. Colclough 1962 Bos 40 868 21.7 78t 10
  H. Jackson 1980 NE 35 737 21.1 40 5
  J. Colclough 1964 Bos 32 657 20.5 59t 5
  H. Jackson 1978 NE 37 743 20.1 57 6
  S. Morgan 1985 NE 39 760 19.5 50t 5
  S. Morgan 1984 NE 38 709 18.7 76t 5
  G. Cappelletti 1965 Bos 37 680 18.4 57t 9
  D. Patten 2004 NE 44 800 18.2 48t 7
  R. Francis 1975 NE 35 636 18.2 48 4
  J. Colclough 1961 Bos 42 757 18.0 58t 9
  C. Hogan 2016 NE 38 680 17.9 79t 4
  T. Romeo 1962 Bos 34 608 17.9 62 1
  S. Morgan 1986 NE 84 1,491 17.8 44t 10
  G. Cappelletti 1964 Bos 49 865 17.7 58t 7
  D. Hasselbeck 1981 NE 46 808 17.6 51 6
  S. Jefferson 1999 NE 40 698 17.4 68t 6
  I. Fryar 1985 NE 39 670 17.2 56 7
  H. Jackson 1981 NE 39 669 17.2 45 0
  I. Fryar 1986 NE 43 737 17.1 69t 6
  R. Vataha 1971 NE 51 872 17.1 88t 9
  G. Cappelletti 1961 Bos 45 768 17.1 53 8
  J. Colclough 1965 Bos 40 677 16.9 41 3
  L. Garron 1967 Bos 30 507 16.9 66 5
  D. Stingley 1977 NE 39 657 16.8 68 5
  S. Morgan 1987 NE 40 672 16.8 45 3
  J. Whalen 1967 Bos 39 651 16.7 41t 5
  B. Cooks 2017 NE 65 1,082 16.6 64t 7
  T. Glenn 1999 NE 69 1,147 16.6 67 4
  J. Colclough 1963 Bos 42 693 16.5 56t 3
  R. Gronkowski 2015 NE 72 1,176 16.3 76t 11
  H. Dykes 1989 NE 49 795 16.2 42 5
  R. Francis 1980 NE 41 664 16.2 39t 8
  S. Morgan 1988 NE 31 502 16.2 32 4
  H. Dykes 1990 NE 34 549 16.1 35t 2
  A. Graham 1964 Bos 45 720 16.0 80t 6
  I. Fryar 1990 NE 54 856 15.9 56 4
  T. Glenn 1998 NE 50 792 15.8 86t 3
  G. Cappelletti 1966 Bos 43 676 15.7 63t 6
  R. Gronkowski 2017 NE 69 1,084 15.7 53t 8
  R. Vataha 1975 NE 46 720 15.7 47 6
  D. Givens 2004 NE 56 874 15.6 50 3
  V. Brisby 1994 NE 58 904 15.6 43 5
  S. Jefferson 1997 NE 54 841 15.6 76 2
  M. Timpson 1993 NE 42 654 15.6 48 2