Since 1970, Calvin Johnson has averaged the most yards per catch with 100+ receptions in a season, with 16.1 per reception in 2012.

highest yards per reception with at least 100 receptions in a season since 1970
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highest yards per reception by a player with at least 100 receptions in a season since 1970
2012Johnson2000Smith2009Johnson2014Jones2017Brown2005Smith1995Rice1990Rice1995Bruce2018Jones2003Moss1995Brooks2014Thomas2007Wayne2003Holt1999Harrison1995Irvin2012Johnson1999Smith2007Fitzgerald2001Harrison2014Sanders2000Harrison16.116.015.515.315.215.215.115.015.014.814.714.714.614.514.514.514.414.314.114.114.013.913.9
NAMESEASONTMGPREC AVGRECTRGREC YDSREC YDS/GREC TDRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Calvin JohnsonCalvin Johnson2012DETDET1616.11222041,964122.85000.00
Rod SmithRod Smith2000DENDEN1616.01001731,602100.1899616.56.21
Andre JohnsonAndre Johnson2009HOUHOU1615.51011711,56998.191025.00.60
Julio JonesJulio Jones2014ATLATL1515.31041631,593106.26111.00.10
Antonio BrownAntonio Brown2017PITPIT1415.21011631,533109.59000.00
Steve Smith Sr.Steve Smith Sr.2005CARCAR1615.21031501,56397.7122546.31.61
Jerry RiceJerry Rice1995SFSF1615.11221,848115.5153657.22.31
Jerry RiceJerry Rice1990SFSF1615.01001,50293.913020.00.00
Isaac BruceIsaac Bruce1995STLSTL1615.01191,781111.3131735.71.10
Julio JonesJulio Jones2018ATLATL1614.81131701,677104.881226.00.80
Randy MossRandy Moss2003MINMIN1614.71111721,632102.0171863.01.10
Robert BrooksRobert Brooks1995GBGB1614.71021,49793.6132145.31.30
Demaryius ThomasDemaryius Thomas2014DENDEN1614.61111841,619101.211000.00
Reggie WayneReggie Wayne2007INDIND1614.51041561,51094.410414.00.30
Torry HoltTorry Holt2003STLSTL1614.51171831,696106.012515.00.30
Marvin HarrisonMarvin Harrison1999INDIND1614.51151931,663103.912414.00.30
Michael IrvinMichael Irvin1995DALDAL1614.41111,603100.210000.00
Andre JohnsonAndre Johnson2012HOUHOU1614.31121631,59899.94000.00
Jimmy SmithJimmy Smith1999JAXJAX1614.11161771,636102.36000.00
Larry FitzgeraldLarry Fitzgerald2007ARIARI1514.11001671,40993.910000.00
Marvin HarrisonMarvin Harrison2001INDIND1614.01091641,52495.315313.00.20
Emmanuel SandersEmmanuel Sanders2014DENDEN1613.91011411,40487.894485.52.80
Marvin HarrisonMarvin Harrison2000INDIND1613.91021691,41388.314000.00
Brandon MarshallBrandon Marshall2015NYJNYJ1613.81091731,50293.914000.00
Brett PerrimanBrett Perriman1995DETDET1613.81081,48893.094859.63.00
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