New England Patriots Yearly Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the New England Patriots yearly 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.

Leaders based on 30 receptions

      Receiving
Year Player Team Rec Yds Avg Lg TD
2019 J. Edelman NE 100 1,117 11.2 44 6
2018 J. Gordon NE 40 720 18.0 55t 3
2017 B. Cooks NE 65 1,082 16.6 64t 7
2016 C. Hogan NE 38 680 17.9 79t 4
2015 R. Gronkowski NE 72 1,176 16.3 76t 11
2014 R. Gronkowski NE 82 1,124 13.7 46t 12
2013 R. Gronkowski NE 39 592 15.2 50 4
2012 R. Gronkowski NE 55 790 14.4 41 11
2011 R. Gronkowski NE 90 1,327 14.7 52t 17
2010 D. Branch NE 48 706 14.7 79t 5
2009 R. Moss NE 83 1,264 15.2 71t 13
2008 R. Moss NE 69 1,008 14.6 76t 11
2007 R. Moss NE 98 1,493 15.2 65t 23
2006 B. Watson NE 49 643 13.1 40 3
2005 D. Branch NE 78 998 12.8 51 5
2004 D. Patten NE 44 800 18.2 48t 7
2003 D. Givens NE 34 510 15.0 57 6
2002 D. Patten NE 61 824 13.5 39 5
2001 D. Patten NE 51 749 14.7 91t 4
2000 T. Glenn NE 79 963 12.2 39t 6
1999 S. Jefferson NE 40 698 17.4 68t 6
1998 S. Jefferson NE 34 771 22.7 61t 2
1997 S. Jefferson NE 54 841 15.6 76 2
1996 S. Jefferson NE 50 771 15.4 42 4
1995 V. Brisby NE 66 974 14.8 72 3
1994 V. Brisby NE 58 904 15.6 43 5
1993 M. Timpson NE 42 654 15.6 48 2
1992 I. Fryar NE 55 791 14.4 54t 4
1991 G. McMurtry NE 41 614 15.0 40 2
1990 H. Dykes NE 34 549 16.1 35t 2
1989 H. Dykes NE 49 795 16.2 42 5
1988 S. Morgan NE 31 502 16.2 32 4
1987 S. Morgan NE 40 672 16.8 45 3
1986 S. Morgan NE 84 1,491 17.8 44t 10
1985 S. Morgan NE 39 760 19.5 50t 5
1984 S. Morgan NE 38 709 18.7 76t 5
1983 S. Morgan NE 58 863 14.9 50t 2
1981 S. Morgan NE 44 1,029 23.4 76t 6
1980 S. Morgan NE 45 991 22.0 71 6
1979 S. Morgan NE 44 1,002 22.8 63t 12
1978 S. Morgan NE 34 820 24.1 75t 5
1977 D. Stingley NE 39 657 16.8 68 5
1975 R. Francis NE 35 636 18.2 48 4
1974 M. Herron NE 38 474 12.5 48 5
1973 R. Rucker NE 53 743 14.0 64 3
1972 R. Rucker NE 44 681 15.5 62 3
1971 R. Vataha NE 51 872 17.1 88t 9
1970 R. Sellers Bos 38 550 14.5 48 4
1968 J. Whalen Bos 47 718 15.3 87t 7
1967 L. Garron Bos 30 507 16.9 66 5
1966 G. Cappelletti Bos 43 676 15.7 63t 6
1965 G. Cappelletti Bos 37 680 18.4 57t 9
1964 J. Colclough Bos 32 657 20.5 59t 5
1963 J. Colclough Bos 42 693 16.5 56t 3
1962 J. Colclough Bos 40 868 21.7 78t 10
1961 J. Colclough Bos 42 757 18.0 58t 9
1960 J. Colclough Bos 49 666 13.6 61 9