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NFL Receiving Yardage Leaders by Year

Name the players who have led the NFL in receiving yards since the start of the Super Bowl era.
Prior to 1970, the AFL and NFL were seperate.
For those years, we show the leader of the AFL or NFL, whoever was higher.
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Year
Yards
Player
2018
1677
Julio Jones
2017
1533
Antonio Brown
2016
1448
T.Y. Hilton
2015
1871
Julio Jones
2014
1698
Antonio Brown
2013
1646
Josh Gordon
2012
1964
Calvin Johnson
2011
1681
Calvin Johnson
2010
1448
Brandon Lloyd
2009
1569
Andre Johnson
2008
1575
Andre Johnson
2007
1510
Reggie Wayne
2006
1369
Chad Johnson
2005
1563
Steve Smith
2004
1405
Muhsin Muhammad
2003
1696
Torry Holt
2002
1722
Marvin Harrison
2001
1598
David Boston
Year
Yards
Player
2000
1635
Torry Holt
1999
1663
Marvin Harrison
1998
1424
Antonio Freeman
1997
1584
Rob Moore
1996
1338
Isaac Bruce
1995
1848
Jerry Rice
1994
1499
Jerry Rice
1993
1503
Jerry Rice
1992
1461
Sterling Sharpe
1991
1523
Michael Irvin
1990
1502
Jerry Rice
1989
1483
Jerry Rice
1988
1414
Henry Ellard
1987
1117
J.T. Smith
1986
1570
Jerry Rice
1985
1287
Steve Largent
1984
1555
Roy Green
1983
1409
Mike Quick
Year
Yards
Player
1982
1032
Wes Chandler
1981
1358
Alfred Jenkins
1980
1340
John Jefferson
1979
1237
Steve Largent
1978
1169
Wesley Walker
1977
870
Drew Pearson
1976
1112
Roger Carr
1975
1063
Ken Burrough
1974
1092
Cliff Branch
1973
1116
Harold Carmichael
1972
1048
Harold Jackson
1971
1110
Otis Taylor
1970
1100
Gene Washington
1969
1260
Warren Wells
1968
1312
Lance Alworth
1967
1434
Don Maynard
1966
1383
Lance Alworth
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level 45
Sep 10, 2014
Lance Alworth, Don Maynard, and Warren Wells were in the AFL when they led the league in receiving yards. They should not be on this quiz, as it is titled NFL receiving yards leaders.
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Oct 15, 2017
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