Which NFL Receiver Had the Most Receiving Yards in a game?
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The NFL receiver with the most receiving yards in a game
The ten receivers with the most receiving yards in a game
Is there anything more exciting in an NFL than a receiver who has a big game and scores a couple touchdowns? Let’s take a look at the ten best games in NFL history in terms of receiving yards. Check back all season long for free picks and predictions on every NFL game at Sports Chat Place.
10.Antonio Brown -284 Yards
In 2015 against the Oakland Raiders, Antonio Brown had 284 yards on 17 receptions The Steelers won the game 38-35.
9.John Taylor -286 Yards
John Taylor had 11 catches for 286 yards and two touchdowns in a game in early December of 1989 against the Los Angeles Rams.
8.Jerry Rice -289 Yards
Jerry Rice made a lot of secondaries look silly, including a game against the Minnesota VIkings in 1995. In that game Rice finished with 289 yards.
7.Jimmy Smith -291 Yards
Because Jimmy Smith played for the Jacksonville Jaguars, a lot of people overlook how special of a player he was. Against the Baltimore Ravens in 2000, he finished with 291 yards.
6.Julio Jones -300 Yards
Julio Jones has had many special games throughout his career. In 2016 against the Carolina Panthers, Jones finished with 300 yards.
5.Cloyce Box -302 Yards
All the way back in 1950, Cloyce Box had the best game of this career Box finished the game with 12 catches for 302 yards and four touchdowns.
4.Jim Benton -303 Yards
Jim Benton finished with 303 yards in the best game of his career back in 1945.In that game Benton also finished with a touchdown.
3.Stephone Paige -309 Yards
Stephone Paige was the star for the show for the Kansas City Chiefs against the San Diego Chargers finishing with eight receptions for 309 yards and two touchdowns.
2.Calvin Johnson -329 Yards
Against the Dallas Cowboys in 2013 Calvin Johnson was a stud putting up 329 yards and a touchdown and 14 receptions.
1.Flipper Anderson 336 Yards
Flipper Anderson holds the NFL record for receiving yards in a season. Anderson had 326 yards and a touchdown on 15 receptions.