HISTORY
ANNUAL PASS RECEIVING LEADERS (YARDS)
Year Player, Team No. Yards Avg. TD
2006
 
Chad Johnson, Cincinnati, AFC
Roy Williams, Detroit, NFC
87
82
1,369
1,310
15.7
16.0
7
7
2005
 
Steve Smith, Carolina, NFC
Chad Johnson, Cincinnati, AFC
103
97
1,563
1,432
15.2
14.8
12
9
2004
 
Muhsin Muhammad, Carolina, NFC
Chad Johnson, Cincinnati, AFC
93
95
1,405
1,274
15.1
13.4
16
9
2003
 
Torry Holt, St. Louis, NFC
Chad Johnson, Cincinnati, AFC
117
90
1,696
1,355
14.5
15.1
12
10
2002
 
Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis, AFC
Randy Moss, Minnesota, NFC
143
106
1,722
1,347
12.0
13.7
11
7
2001
 
David Boston, Arizona, NFC
Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis, AFC
98
109
1,598
1,524
16.3
14.0
8
15
2000
 
Torry Holt, St. Louis, NFC
Rod Smith, Denver, AFC
82
100
1,635
1,602
19.9
16.0
6
8
1999
 
Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis, AFC
Randy Moss, Minnesota, NFC
115
80
1,663
1,413
14.5
17.7
12
11
1998
 
Antonio Freeman, Green Bay, NFC
Eric Moulds, Buffalo, AFC
84
67
1,424
1,368
17.0
20.4
14
9
1997
 
Rob Moore, Arizona, NFC
Tim Brown, Oakland, AFC
97
104
1,584
1,408
16.3
13.5
8
5
1996
 
Isaac Bruce, St. Louis, NFC
Jimmy Smith, Jacksonville, AFC
84
83
1,338
1,244
15.9
15.0
7
7
1995
 
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, NFC
Tim Brown, Oakland, AFC
122
89
1,848
1,342
15.1
15.1
15
10
1994
 
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, NFC
Tim Brown, L.A. Raiders, AFC
112
89
1,499
1,309
13.4
14.7
13
9
1993
 
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, NFC
Tim Brown, L.A. Raiders, AFC
98
80
1,503
1,180
15.3
14.8
15
7
1992
 
Sterling Sharpe, Green Bay, NFC
Anthony Miller, San Diego, AFC
108
72
1,461
1,060
13.5
14.7
13
7
1991
 
Michael Irvin, Dallas, NFC
Haywood Jeffires, Houston, AFC
93
100
1,523
1,181
16.4
11.8
8
7
1990
 
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, NFC
Haywood Jeffires, Houston, AFC
100
74
1,502
1,048
15.0
14.2
13
8
1989
 
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, NFC
Andre Reed, Buffalo, AFC
82
88
1,483
1,312
18.1
14.9
17
9
1988
 
Henry Ellard, L.A. Rams, NFC
Eddie Brown, Cincinnati, AFC
86
53
1,414
1,273
16.4
24.0
10
9
1987
 
J.T. Smith, St. Louis, NFC
Carlos Carson, Kansas City, AFC
91
55
1,117
1,044
12.3
19.0
8
7
1986
 
Jerry Rice, San Francisco, NFC
Stanley Morgan, New England, AFC
86
84
1,570
1,491
18.3
17.8
15
10
1985
 
Steve Largent, Seattle, AFC
Mike Quick, Philadelphia, NFC
79
73
1,287
1,247
16.3
17.1
6
11
1984
 
Roy Green, St. Louis, NFC
John Stallworth, Pittsburgh, AFC
78
80
1,555
1,395
19.9
17.4
12
11
1983
 
Mike Quick, Philadelphia, NFC
Carlos Carson, Kansas City, AFC
69
80
1,409
1,351
20.4
16.9
13
7
1982
 
Wes Chandler, San Diego, AFC
Dwight Clark, San Francisco, NFC
49
60
1,032
913
21.1
15.2
9
5
1981
 
 
Alfred Jenkins, Atlanta, NFC
Frank Lewis, Buffalo, AFC
Steve Watson, Denver, AFC
70
70
60
1,358
1,244
1,244
19.4
17.8
20.7
13
4
13
1980
 
John Jefferson, San Diego, AFC
James Lofton, Green Bay, NFC
82
71
1,340
1,226
16.3
17.3
13
4
1979
 
Steve Largent, Seattle, AFC
Ahmad Rashad, Minnesota, NFC
66
80
1,237
1,156
18.7
14.5
9
9
1978
 
Wesley Walker, N.Y. Jets, AFC
Harold Carmichael, Philadelphia, NFC
48
55
1,169
1,072
24.4
19.5
8
8
1977
 
Drew Pearson, Dallas, NFC
Ken Burrough, Houston, AFC
48
43
870
816
18.1
19.0
2
8
1976
 
Roger Carr, Baltimore, AFC
*Sammy White, Minnesota, NFC
43
51
1,112
906
25.9
17.8
11
10
1975
 
Ken Burrough, Houston, AFC
Mel Gray, St. Louis, NFC
53
48
1,063
926
20.1
19.3
8
11
1974
 
Cliff Branch, Oakland, AFC
Drew Pearson, Dallas, NFC
60
62
1,092
1,087
18.2
17.5
13
2
1973
 
Harold Carmichael, Philadelphia, NFC
*Isaac Curtis, Cincinnati, AFC
67
45
1,116
843
16.7
18.7
9
9
1972
 
Harold Jackson, Philadelphia, NFC
Rich Caster, N.Y. Jets, AFC
62
39
1,048
833
16.9
21.4
4
10
1971
 
Otis Taylor, Kansas City, AFC
Gene Washington, San Francisco, NFC
57
46
1,110
884
19.5
19.2
7
4
1970
 
Gene Washington, San Francisco, NFC
Marlin Briscoe, Buffalo, AFC
53
57
1,100
1,036
20.8
18.2
12
8
1969
 
Warren Wells, Oakland, AFL
Harold Jackson, Philadelphia, NFL
47
65
1,260
1,116
26.8
17.2
14
9
1968
 
Lance Alworth, San Diego, AFL
Roy Jefferson, Pittsburgh, NFL
68
58
1,312
1,074
19.3
18.5
10
11
1967
 
Don Maynard, N.Y. Jets, AFL
Ben Hawkins, Philadelphia, NFL
71
59
1,434
1,265
20.3
21.4
10
10
1966
 
Lance Alworth, San Diego, AFL
Pat Studstill, Detroit, NFL
73
67
1,383
1,266
18.9
18.9
13
5
1965
 
Lance Alworth, San Diego, AFL
Dave Parks, San Francisco, NFL
69
80
1,602
1,344
23.2
16.8
14
12
1964
 
Charley Hennigan, Houston, AFL
Johnny Morris, Chicago, NFL
101
93
1,546
1,200
15.3
12.9
8
10
1963
 
Bobby Mitchell, Washington, NFL
Art Powell, Oakland, AFL
69
73
1,436
1,304
20.8
17.8
7
16
1962
 
Bobby Mitchel, Washington, NFL
Art Powell, N.Y. Titans, AFL
72
64
1,384
1,130
19.2
17.6
11
8
1961
 
Charley Hennigan, Houston, AFL
Tommy McDonald, Philadelphia, NFL
82
64
1,746
1,144
21.3
17.9
12
13
1960
 
*Bill Groman, Houston, AFL
Raymond Berry, Baltimore, NFL
72
74
1,473
1,298
20.5
17.5
12
10
1959 Raymond Berry, Baltimore 66 959 14.5 14
1958 Del Shofner, Los Angeles 51 1,097 21.5 8
1957 Raymond Berry, Baltimore 47 800 17.0 6
1956 Billy Howton, Green Bay 55 1,188 21.6 12
1955 Pete Pihos, Philadelphia 62 864 13.9 7
1954 Bob Boyd, Los Angeles 53 1,212 22.9 6
1953 Pete Pihos, Philadelphia 63 1,049 16.7 10
1952 *Bill Howton, Green Bay 53 1,231 23.2 13
1951 Elroy (Crazylegs) Hirsch, Los Angeles 66 1,495 22.7 17
1950 Tom Fears, Los Angeles 84 1,116 13.3 7
1949 Bob Mann, Detroit 66 1,014 15.4 4
1948 Mal Kutner, Chi. Cardinals 41 943 23.0 14
1947 Mal Kutner, Chi. Cardinals 43 944 21.9 7
1946 Jim Benton, Los Angeles 63 981 15.5 6
1945 Jim Benton, Cleveland 45 1,067 23.7 8
1944 Don Hutson, Green Bay 58 866 14.6 9
1943 Don Hutson, Green Bay 47 776 16.5 11
1942 Don Hutson, Green Bay 74 1,211 16.4 17
1941 Don Hutson, Green Bay 58 738 12.7 10
1940 *Don Looney, Philadelphia 58 707 12.2 4
1939 Don Hutson, Green Bay 34 846 24.9 6
1938 Don Hutson, Green Bay 32 548 17.1 9
1937 *Gaynell Tinsley, Chi. Cardinals 36 675 18.8 5
1936 Don Hutson, Green Bay 34 526 15.5 8
1935 Charley Malone, Boston 22 433 19.7 2
1934 Harry Ebding, Detroit 9 257 28.6 2
1933 *Paul Moss, Pittsburgh 18 383 21.3 2
1932 Johnny (Blood) McNally, Green Bay 19 326 17.2 3

*First season of professional football.

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