Pittsburgh Steelers Yearly Receiving Leaders

Ranked by Receiving Average

The following are the Pittsburgh Steelers yearly receiving leaders ranked by receiving average. Included are player stats for the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1945-2020, the Pittsburgh Steelers (NFL) from 1940-1942 and the Pittsburgh Pirates (NFL) from 1933-1939. 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. Washington Pit 44 735 16.7 79t 3
2018 J. James Pit 30 423 14.1 51 2
2017 J. Smith-Schuster Pit 58 917 15.8 97t 7
2016 E. Rogers Pit 48 594 12.4 39 3
2015 M. Wheaton Pit 44 749 17.0 72t 5
2014 A. Brown Pit 129 1,698 13.2 63t 13
2013 A. Brown Pit 110 1,499 13.6 56 8
2012 E. Sanders Pit 44 626 14.2 37 1
2011 M. Wallace Pit 72 1,193 16.6 95t 8
2010 M. Wallace Pit 60 1,257 20.9 56t 10
2009 M. Wallace Pit 39 756 19.4 60t 6
2008 N. Washington Pit 40 631 15.8 65t 3
2007 S. Holmes Pit 52 942 18.1 83 8
2006 N. Washington Pit 35 624 17.8 49t 4
2005 A. Randle El Pit 35 558 15.9 63t 1
2004 P. Burress Pit 35 698 19.9 48 5
2003 P. Burress Pit 60 860 14.3 47 4
2002 P. Burress Pit 78 1,325 17.0 62t 7
2001 P. Burress Pit 66 1,008 15.3 43 6
2000 B. Shaw Pit 40 672 16.8 45t 4
1999 T. Edwards Pit 61 714 11.7 41 5
1998 C. Johnson Pit 65 815 12.5 55t 7
1997 Y. Thigpen Pit 79 1,398 17.7 69t 7
1996 C. Johnson Pit 60 1,008 16.8 70t 3
1995 E. Mills Pit 39 679 17.4 62t 8
1994 C. Johnson Pit 38 577 15.2 84t 3
1993 J. Graham Pit 38 579 15.2 51 0
1992 D. Stone Pit 34 501 14.7 49 3
1991 D. Stone Pit 32 649 20.3 89t 5
1990 L. Lipps Pit 50 682 13.6 37 3
1989 L. Lipps Pit 50 944 18.9 79t 5
1988 L. Lipps Pit 50 973 19.5 89t 5
1987 J. Stallworth Pit 41 521 12.7 45 2
1986 L. Lipps Pit 38 590 15.5 48 3
1985 L. Lipps Pit 59 1,134 19.2 51 12
1984 L. Lipps Pit 45 860 19.1 80t 9
1983 C. Sweeney Pit 39 577 14.8 42 5
1982 F. Harris Pit 31 249 8.0 20 0
1981 J. Stallworth Pit 63 1,098 17.4 55 5
1980 J. Smith Pit 37 711 19.2 45t 9
1979 L. Swann Pit 41 808 19.7 65 5
1978 J. Stallworth Pit 41 798 19.5 70 9
1977 J. Stallworth Pit 44 784 17.8 49t 7
1975 L. Swann Pit 49 781 15.9 43t 11
1974 F. Lewis Pit 30 365 12.2 31t 4
1973 R. Shanklin Pit 30 711 23.7 67 10
1972 R. Shanklin Pit 38 669 17.6 57 3
1971 D. Smith Pit 47 663 14.1 49 5
1970 R. Shanklin Pit 30 691 23.0 81t 4
1969 R. Jefferson Pit 67 1,079 16.1 63 9
1968 R. Jefferson Pit 58 1,074 18.5 62 11
1967 J. Wilburn Pit 51 767 15.0 66t 5
1966 R. Jefferson Pit 32 772 24.1 84t 4
1965 G. Ballman Pit 40 859 21.5 87t 5
1964 G. Ballman Pit 47 935 19.9 47t 7
1963 B. Dial Pit 60 1,295 21.6 83t 9
1962 B. Dial Pit 50 981 19.6 62 6
1961 B. Dial Pit 53 1,047 19.8 88t 12
1960 B. Dial Pit 40 972 24.3 70t 9
1959 J. Orr Pit 35 604 17.3 43 5
1958 J. Orr Pit 33 910 27.6 78t 7
1957 J. McClairen Pit 46 630 13.7 48t 2
1956 R. Mathews Pit 31 540 17.4 64 5
1955 R. Mathews Pit 42 762 18.1 61 6
1954 R. Mathews Pit 44 652 14.8 78 6
1953 E. Nickel Pit 62 743 12.0 40 4
1952 R. Mathews Pit 33 543 16.5 50 5
1951 H. Minarik Pit 35 459 13.1 37 1