Drew Pearson (1026 receiving yards) and Tony Hill (1062 receiving yards) of the 1979 Dallas Cowboys.
In the American Football League, Don Maynard (1265 receiving yards) and Art Powell (1167 receiving yards) of the 1960 New York Titans.
1985 - Roger Craig
In a season, that was Don Hutson of the 1942 Green Bay Packers with 1211.
Mac Speedie of the 1947 Browns with 1146 receiving yards. The Browns were playing in the All American Football Conference (AAFC) at the time. The first Browns receiver to break 1000 yards in the NFL was Paul Warfield with 1067 receiving yards in 1968.
1985 - Roger Craig, 49ers, 1050 rushing yards, 1016 receiving yards 1999 - Marshall Faulk, Rams, 1381 rushing yards, 1048 receiving yards
Ray Rice just achieved that milestone this past season.
currently its Jonathan Joseph of the Bengals and darelle revis and antonio cromartie of the jets
Brett Favre's 1st NFL pass was deflected & he caught it himself for a loss of 7 yards.
1) Roger Craig of the 1985 San Francisco 49ers (NFL) - 1050 yards rushing and 1016 yards receiving.2) Brian Westbrook of the 1998 Villanova University Wildcats (College D-1AA) - 1046 yards rushing and 1144 yards receiving.3) Marshall Faulk of the 1999 St. Louis Rams (NFL) - 1381 yards rushing and 1048 yards receiving.
As of the 2007 season, the NFL record for receiving yards in a single season is held by Jerry Rice of the San Francisco 49ers who had 1,848 receiving yards in 1995.
Marvin Harrison ------------- Correction. Marvin Harrison is the FIRST half, the SECOND half is Reggie Wayne.
The receiving team can advance the ball once they gain possession. The kicking team cannot advance the ball unless it was first in possession of the receiving team.
Currently Hines Ward is the receiving leader with 599 yards.
As of the 2008 season, no Cowboys' receiver has led the NFL in pass reception for a season. Two Cowboys' receivers have led the NFL in pass receiving yardage for a season ... Drew Pearson in 1977 (870 yards) and Michael Irvin in 1991 (1,523 yards).
Don Hutson of the Green Bay Packers in 1941 (738 receiving yards), 1942 (1211), 1943 (776), and 1944 (866).
As of week 4: Wes Welker with 616 receiving yards.
Through Week 10 of the NFL season, that is Larry Fitzgerald of the Arizona Cardinals and Reggie Wayne of the Indianapolis Colts with 8 receiving TDs each.
I've been a Patriots fan my whole life. For recent teams its either got to be 07-08 Patriots with Randy Moss, Wes Welker, and Stallworth. The other team in mind were the Vikings in the late 90's with Cris Carter, Randy Moss, and Jeff Reed
Through the 2009 season, that is Mike Quick with 1409 receiving yards in 1983. He led the NFL in receiving yards that season.