Michael Thomas has the most catches in a season, with 156 receptions in 2019.

most catches in a season including playoffs
Interpreted as:
most catches by a player in a season including playoffs
2019Thomas2020Diggs2002Harrison2015Brown2018Thomas2011Welker2007Welker2014Brown2020Kelce2015Jones2012Welker2020Adams1995Rice2005Smith2002Ward1995Moore1994Carter1994Rice2018Ertz2008Fitzgerald1999Smith2016Brown2012Johnson156147147143141141139138136136134133133130130130130128126126126124124
NAMESEASONTMGPRECTRGREC YDSREC AVGREC YDS/GREC TDRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Michael ThomasMichael Thomas2019NONO171561931,79511.5105.69-91-9.0-0.50
Stefon DiggsStefon Diggs2020BUFBUF191471971,84612.697.210111.00.10
Marvin HarrisonMarvin Harrison2002INDIND171472131,76912.0104.1111025.00.60
Antonio BrownAntonio Brown2015PITPIT171432051,95313.7114.9102839.31.60
Michael ThomasMichael Thomas2018NONO181411701,61211.489.610000.00
Wes WelkerWes Welker2011NENE191411961,73712.391.4105168.52.70
Wes WelkerWes Welker2007NENE191391781,38810.073.1104759.42.50
Antonio BrownAntonio Brown2014PITPIT171381951,81513.2106.8131343.30.80
Travis KelceTravis Kelce2020KCKC181361851,77613.198.714000.00
Julio JonesJulio Jones2015ATLATL161362031,87113.8116.98000.00
Wes WelkerWes Welker2012NENE181342001,60212.089.0720210.01.10
Davante AdamsDavante Adams2020GBGB161331741,50711.394.220000.00
Jerry RiceJerry Rice1995SFSF171331,96514.8115.6154166.82.41
Steve Smith Sr.Steve Smith Sr.2005CARCAR191301851,89814.699.9156387.93.32
Hines WardHines Ward2002PITPIT181301881,51511.784.215147159.88.20
Herman MooreHerman Moore1995DETDET171301,81914.0107.015000.00
Cris CarterCris Carter1994MINMIN171301,31710.177.58000.00
Jerry RiceJerry Rice1994SFSF191281,73213.591.217103812.95.42
Zach ErtzZach Ertz2018PHIPHI181261711,26510.070.38000.00
Larry FitzgeraldLarry Fitzgerald2008ARIARI201261961,97715.798.919000.00
Jimmy SmithJimmy Smith1999JAXJAX181262011,86414.8103.68000.00
Antonio BrownAntonio Brown2016PITPIT181241831,59312.888.514933.00.50
Andre JohnsonAndre Johnson2012HOUHOU181241801,75514.297.54000.00
Michael IrvinMichael Irvin1995DALDAL191241,78814.494.113000.00
Wes WelkerWes Welker2009NENE141231621,34811.096.343657.22.60
StatMuse has season-level data for receptions going back to the 1932 season.

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