Since 1970, Flipper Anderson has the most yards per catch with 1,000+ receiving yards in a season, with 26.0 per catch in 1989.

highest yards per reception with at least 1000 receiving yards in a season since 1970
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highest yards per reception by a player with at least 1000 receiving yards in a season since 1970
1989Anderson1976Carr1978Walker1976Branch1988Brown1981Morgan1970Garrison1979Morgan1979Jackson2010Jackson1991Haynes1983Lofton1972Gilliam1984Lofton1990Anderson1976Joiner1982Chandler1981House2010Wallace2014Jackson1970Washington1986Walker1981Watson26.025.924.424.224.023.422.922.822.522.522.422.422.022.021.521.121.121.021.020.920.820.720.7
NAMESEASONTMGPREC AVGREC YDSRECTRGREC YDS/GREC TDRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Flipper AndersonFlipper Anderson1989RAMRAM1626.01,1464471.65-11-1.0-0.10
Roger CarrRoger Carr1976BALBAL1425.91,1124379.411000.00
Wesley WalkerWesley Walker1978NYJNYJ1624.41,1694873.18-31-3.0-0.20
Cliff BranchCliff Branch1976OAKOAK1424.21,1114679.4121234.00.90
Eddie BrownEddie Brown1988CINCIN1624.01,2735379.69-51-5.0-0.30
Stanley MorganStanley Morgan1981NENE1323.41,0294479.2621210.51.60
Gary GarrisonGary Garrison1970SDSD1422.91,0064471.912741.80.50
Stanley MorganStanley Morgan1979NENE1622.81,0024462.6123975.62.40
Harold JacksonHarold Jackson1979NENE1622.51,0134563.371234.00.80
DeSean JacksonDeSean Jackson2010PHIPHI1422.51,056479675.46104166.57.41
Michael HaynesMichael Haynes1991ATLATL1622.41,1225070.111000.00
James LoftonJames Lofton1983GBGB1622.41,3005881.383694.02.30
John GilliamJohn Gilliam1972MINMIN1422.01,0354773.971481.81.00
James LoftonJames Lofton1984GBGB1622.01,3616285.1782108.25.10
Flipper AndersonFlipper Anderson1990RAMRAM1621.51,0975168.6413113.00.80
Charlie JoinerCharlie Joiner1976SDSD1421.11,0565075.47000.00
Wes ChandlerWes Chandler1982SDSD821.11,03249129.093256.44.00
Kevin HouseKevin House1981TBTB1621.01,1765673.59924.50.60
Mike WallaceMike Wallace2010PITPIT1621.01,257609878.6103957.82.40
DeSean JacksonDeSean Jackson2014WASWAS1520.91,169569577.96741.80.50
Gene WashingtonGene Washington1970SFSF1320.81,1005384.612000.00
Wesley WalkerWesley Walker1986NYJNYJ1620.71,0164963.512000.00
Steve WatsonSteve Watson1981DENDEN1620.71,2446077.813623.00.40
Mike WilliamsMike Williams2019LACLAC1520.41,001499066.72212.00.10
Mike QuickMike Quick1983PHIPHI1620.41,4096988.113000.00
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