Calvin Johnson will go down as a Detroit Lions legend and one of the best wide receivers in NFL history to date. Detroit Lions superstar Calvin Johnson also known as ‘Megatron’ made an impact on NFL history after playing 9 seasons and being invited to the pro bowl six times consecutively. Johnson made his statement in the league before retiring at the age of 30. Megatron‘s retirement shocked the NFL as he retired while playing at a very high level. Johnson acquired 1214 yards before retiring holding the most yards for a player in their last season in NFL history. 11619 yards and 83 TD for Calvin Johnson placed him 5th on this list
Larry Fitzgerald tire the 11-time Pro bowl was one of the most dominant wide receivers in the league five years ago. Fitzgerald spent 17 seasons with the Cardinals completing nine 1000-yard seasons and 500 catch seasons and led the NFL in receiving touchdowns in receptions twice. 17083 yards for his career and 120 touchdowns Fitzgerald was one of the most dominating wide receivers in the NFL for years.
Terrell Owens is one of the most controversial wide receivers to ever play the game. Despite the controversy that arose when Terrell Owens was involved, he was one of the best wide receivers statistically. Over his career TO had 15934 yards, 1078 Recs, and 153 TDS, Owens was a 5x pro bowler and all NFC four times. Throw owns was drafted in 1996 and over his career, he earned many accolades and cemented his legacy in the NFL. The only thing that invaded Tio in his career was a Super Bowl ring nevertheless he was one of the best wide receivers in the game. Terrell Owens was named NFL’s all-decade team of the 2000s and was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
This list wouldn’t be complete without mentioning Randy Moss one of the league’s top wide receivers to ever play the game. Randy Moss today 64 and had a long frame which is used to dominate the competition and sore over them. Creating the slogan “you got mossed.” Throughout Randy Moss’s 14 seasons in the NFL, he was a five-time league leader in receiving touchdowns. Breaking countless records throughout his career. Being a six-time pro bowler, most receive first-time all-pro honors four times and was named NFL all-decade team of the 2000s. Being inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame finishing his career with 15,292 yards and 156 touchdowns.
Jerry Rice is the first place on this list of top wide receivers in NFL history. Jerry Rice was known for beating any coverage you set on him. Jerry Rice participated in 13 Pro bowls, also being named 10x first team all pro. Jerry Rice also leads the NFL and receiving yards 6 times. Rice finished his career with 22895 yards, 1549 recs, 197 TDS, and won has 3 super bowl championships. There’s no doubt in my mind that Jerry Rice is the number one wide receiver in NFL history and has a long résumé to prove his case.
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