The 10 Greatest Seasons by a Wide Receiver in NFL History


Published: March 22, 2009


... For example would you rather have a wide receiver that averages a lot of yards per catch? Would you rather have them average 10 yards? Does the amount of catches matter? Yards? Touchdowns?

For example, in 2002, Marvin Harrison caught 143 passes for 1722 yards which is an average of 12 yards per catch, and he also had 11 touchdowns, but was that his best season?

One could argue that it was and another could argue that his 1999 season was better when he caught 115 passes for 1663 yards had a yard per catch average of 14.5 and had 12 touchdowns.

While another argument would be that sure it was a great season, but was it one of the top 10 ever? Sure the 143 receptions was the most in NFL history and he lead the league in receiving yards as well.

Yet, even with the 143 catches it wasn't the most yards in NFL history and on top of that only 11 touchdowns. So, did Harrison make the list? 

There are also players like Jimmy Smith wh...

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