NFL Receivers always have great hands and most can seemingly see behind them to know when to juke and when to turn on the jets and go deep for the winning catch.


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Steve Largent

Steve Largent held six major pass-receiving records by the time he retired. He was known for his precise routes sure hands determination and concentration. Check out which records are held by Football Hall of Famer Steve Largent.

Dante Lavelli

Dante Lavelli -- called "Gluefingers" for his ability to hang onto a football -- was the greatest clutch receiver in pro football. He caught 386 passes in his 11 year career. Lavelli played in three Pro Bowls and was twice All-NFL.

John Mackey

John Mackey caught 331 passes for 5236 yards and 38 touchdowns in just 10 seasons. He was a powerful runner who would toss would-be tacklers aside with little strain. Check out Pro Football Hall of Fame tight end John Mackey.

Don Maynard

Don Maynard is one of only five players to record 50 or more receptions and more than 1,000 receiving yards five times. He was named to the all-time AFL team in 1969 and was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 1987.

Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice set many records in his 20 seasons of playing football and is considered the greatest receiver of all time. In his career, he amassed amazing totals of 22,895 receiving yards 207 touchdowns and 1,549 receptions.

Don Hutson

Don Hutson set an NFL career record with 99 touchdown catches -- still a sensational mark. He retired in 1945 with 488 receptions, which was 200 more than any other player had. Learn more about Football Hall of Fame receiver Don Hutson.

Kellen Winslow

Kellen Wilson was an All-American who went on to play tight end for the San Diego Chargers. He ranked 14th in pass receptions at the time of his retirement, with 541 receptions for 6741 yards and 45 touchdowns. Get career info and statistics on Kellen Wilson.

Willie Davis

Willie Davis was fortunate enough to be traded to the Green Bay Packers at just the right time. His speed agility and size allowed him to become one of the best defensive ends in professional football. Read about defensive end Willie Davis.

Paul Warfield

Paul Warfield, a premier wide receiver, played as a rookie for the Browns. In his first six years with the Browns, the team played in five conference championships and posted a record of 59-23-2.

Lance Alworth

Football legend Lance Alworth was the first AFL player to be elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was a prized catch when he signed with the Chargers in the AFL instead of the 49ers in the NFL. Read about his amazing 11-season career.

Raymond Berry

For Raymond Berry, practice made perfect; he led the NFL in receptions with 631 when he retired. His career best game came in the 1958 championship game where he caught 12 passes for 178 yards and a touchdown.