most receiving yards by a rookie tight end in a season

Mike Ditka has the most yards on receptions by a rookie tight end, with 1,076 yards in 1961.

NAME REC YDS SEASON TM GP REC TRG AVG REC YDS/G REC TD RUSH YDS ATT YPC RUSH YDS/G RUSH TD
1 Mike Ditka M. Ditka 1,076 1961
CHI CHI
14 56 19.2 76.9 12 0 0 0.0 0
2 Kyle Pitts K. Pitts 1,026 2021
ATL ATL
17 68 110 15.1 60.4 1 0 0 0.0 0
3 Jeremy Shockey J. Shockey 894 2002
NYG NYG
15 74 127 12.1 59.6 2 0 0 0.0 0
4 Sam LaPorta S. LaPorta 889 2023
DET DET
17 86 120 10.3 52.3 10 4 1 4.0 0.2 0
5 Keith Jackson K. Jackson 869 1988
PHI PHI
16 81 10.7 54.3 6 0 0 0.0 0
6 Charle Young C. Young 854 1973
PHI PHI
14 55 15.5 61.0 6 24 4 6.0 1.7 1
7 John Mackey J. Mackey 726 1963
BAL BAL
14 35 20.7 51.9 7 3 1 3.0 0.2 0
8 Evan Engram E. Engram 722 2017
NYG NYG
15 64 115 11.3 48.1 6 14 1 14.0 0.9 0
9 Cameron Cleeland C. Cleeland 684 1998
NO NO
16 54 12.7 42.8 6 0 0 0.0 0
10 Dalton Kincaid D. Kincaid 673 2023
BUF BUF
16 73 91 9.2 42.1 2 0 0 0.0 0
11 Bob Trumpy B. Trumpy 639 1968
CIN CIN
14 37 17.3 45.6 3 -1 1 -1.0 -0.1 0
12 Russ Francis R. Francis 636 1975
NE NE
14 35 18.2 45.4 4 0 0 0.0 0
13 Ken Dilger K. Dilger 635 1995
IND IND
16 42 15.1 39.7 4 0 0 0.0 0
14 John Carlson J. Carlson 627 2008
SEA SEA
16 55 80 11.4 39.2 5 0 0 0.0 0
15 Ozzie Newsome O. Newsome 589 1978
CLE CLE
16 38 15.5 36.8 2 96 13 7.4 6.0 2
16 Junior Miller J. Miller 584 1980
ATL ATL
16 46 12.7 36.5 9 -2 2 -1.0 -0.1 0
17 Ferrell Edmunds F. Edmunds 575 1988
MIA MIA
16 33 17.4 35.9 3 -8 1 -8.0 -0.5 0
18 Timothy Wright T. Wright 571 2013
TB TB
16 54 75 10.6 35.7 5 2 1 2.0 0.1 0
19 Bob Tucker B. Tucker 571 1970
NYG NYG
14 40 14.3 40.8 5 0 0 0.0 0
20 Pete Lammons P. Lammons 565 1966
NYJ NYJ
14 41 13.8 40.4 4 0 0 0.0 0
21 Aaron Hernandez A. Hernandez 563 2010
NE NE
14 45 64 12.5 40.2 6 47 3 15.7 3.4 0
22 Noah Fant N. Fant 562 2019
DEN DEN
16 40 66 14.1 35.1 3 -12 3 -4.0 -0.8 0
23 Walter White W. White 559 1975
KC KC
14 23 24.3 39.9 3 -10 3 -3.3 -0.7 0
24 Tony Moeaki T. Moeaki 556 2010
KC KC
15 47 73 11.8 37.1 3 0 0 0.0 0
25 Raymond Chester R. Chester 556 1970
OAK OAK
14 42 13.2 39.7 7 0 0 0.0 0
StatMuse has season-level data for receiving yards going back to the 1932 season.

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PPG

21.2

18th

OPP PPG

22.3

19th

RUSH YDS/G

141.1

2nd

PASS YDS/G

201.2

27th

2023 Division Standings
TEAM W L T PCT
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
Bears Bears
7 10 0 .412
Vikings Vikings
7 10 0 .412
Schedule
DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Sun
9/8
TEN TEN
@
CHI CHI
1:00 PM
Sun
9/15
CHI CHI
@
HOU HOU
8:20 PM
Sun
9/22
CHI CHI
@
IND IND
1:00 PM
Sun
9/29
LAR LAR
@
CHI CHI
1:00 PM
Sun
10/6
CAR CAR
@
CHI CHI
1:00 PM
Last Game
GB Packers

9-8-0

17

Final

9

CHI Bears

7-10-0

Sun 7 Jan 2024

NFL 2023 Leaders

NFL 2023 Rankings

NFL Fantasy 2023

NFL 2023 Betting

NFL 2023 Division Standings

AFC East W L T PCT
Bills Bills
11 6 0 .647
Dolphins Dolphins
11 6 0 .647
AFC North W L T PCT
Ravens Ravens
13 4 0 .765
Browns Browns
11 6 0 .647
AFC South W L T PCT
Texans Texans
10 7 0 .588
Jaguars Jaguars
9 8 0 .529
AFC West W L T PCT
Chiefs Chiefs
11 6 0 .647
Raiders Raiders
8 9 0 .471
NFC East W L T PCT
Cowboys Cowboys
12 5 0 .706
Eagles Eagles
11 6 0 .647
NFC North W L T PCT
Lions Lions
12 5 0 .706
Packers Packers
9 8 0 .529
NFC South W L T PCT
Buccaneers Buccaneers
9 8 0 .529
Saints Saints
9 8 0 .529
NFC West W L T PCT
49ers 49ers
12 5 0 .706
Rams Rams
10 7 0 .588

NFL 2023 Scores & Schedule

Scores

DATE MATCHUP SCORE
Sat
2/10
SF SF
@
KC KC
22-25
Sat
1/27
KC KC
@
BAL BAL
17-10
Sat
1/27
DET DET
@
SF SF
31-34
Sat
1/20
TB TB
@
DET DET
23-31
Sat
1/20
KC KC
@
BUF BUF
27-24

Schedule

DATE MATCHUP TIME (ET)
Thu
9/5
BAL BAL
@
KC KC
8:20 PM
Fri
9/6
GB GB
@
PHI PHI
8:15 PM
Sun
9/8
CAR CAR
@
NO NO
1:00 PM
Sun
9/8
TEN TEN
@
CHI CHI
1:00 PM
Sun
9/8
JAX JAX
@
MIA MIA
1:00 PM