Top Ten Longest Receptions in the NFL (So Far in 2014)
A List of the Longest Catches of the 2014 NFL Season To Date
2014 NFL Season
Today’s a crazy one in my neck of the woods, so this Humpday’s top ten is going to be quick and easy. We’re going to take a look at the longest receptions of the season thus far. Every good football fan loves to see a player haul in a great catch and all of these more than qualify.
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1. The Denver Broncos’ Peyton Manning and Demaryius Thomas hooked-up for an 86 yard reception already this year.
(1*) 2. Desean Jackson, currently receiving for the Washington Redskins, caught an 81 yard bomb this year.
3. Andre Ellington, RB for the Arizona Cardinals, also reeled-in an 81 yard catch in 2014.
4. Baltimore Ravens wideout, Steve Smith, caught an 80 yard pass from Joe Flacco earlier this season.
(4*) 5. The San Francisco 49ers’ Brandon Lloyd also hauled-in an 80 yarder already in 2014.
(4*) 6. Jordy Nelson, star receiver for the Green Bay Packers, has also tallied an 80 yard catch from Aaron Rodgers this season.
(4*) 7. The final 80 yard catch of the season so far belongs to the Buffalo Bills’ Mike Williams.
8. A.J. Green, who Cincinnati Bengals fans are hoping will return soon, had a 77 yard reception prior to his toe injury.
(8*) 9. Oakland Raiders (See? They do still exist even though I’ve mentioned them maybe once this season.) receiver Andre Holmes also had a 77 yard catch.
10. Mohamed Sanu, the Cincinnati Bengals other big-time wideout, reeled-in a 76 yard reception from Andy Dalton.
(10*) 11. The Houston Texans’ Ryan Fitzpatrick and DeAndre Hopkins also teamed-up for a 76 yard catch already this season.