Between June 2, 2018 and June 2, 2023, Ja'Marr Chase has the most receiving yards by a rookie, with 1,455 yards in 2021.

nfl rookie receiving yards leaders last five years
2021Chase2020Jefferson2022Wilson2019Brown2022Olave2021Pitts2021Waddle2020Lamb2019McLaurin2021Smith2021St. Brown2020Higgins2019Metcalf2020Claypool2022London2020Jeudy2018Ridley2019Samuel2022Pickens2018Moore2020Aiyuk2019Slayton1.5k1.4k1.1k1.1k1.0k1.0k1.0k935919916912908900873866856821802801788748740
NAMESEASONTMGPREC YDSRECTRGAVGREC YDS/GREC TDRUSH YDSATTYPCRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Ja'Marr ChaseJa'Marr Chase2021
CINCIN
171,4558112818.085.6132173.01.20
Justin JeffersonJustin Jefferson2020
MINMIN
161,4008812515.987.57212.00.10
Garrett WilsonGarrett Wilson2022
NYJNYJ
171,1038314713.364.94441.00.20
A.J. BrownA.J. Brown2019
TENTEN
161,051528420.265.7860320.03.81
Chris OlaveChris Olave2022
NONO
151,0427211914.569.54000.00
Kyle PittsKyle Pitts2021
ATLATL
171,0266811015.160.41000.00
Jaylen WaddleJaylen Waddle2021
MIAMIA
161,0151041409.863.46321.50.21
CeeDee LambCeeDee Lamb2020
DALDAL
169357411112.658.4582108.25.11
Terry McLaurinTerry McLaurin2019
WASWAS
14919589315.865.67000.00
DeVonta SmithDeVonta Smith2021
PHIPHI
179166410414.353.95000.00
Amon-Ra St. BrownAmon-Ra St. Brown2021
DETDET
179129011910.153.656178.73.61
Tee HigginsTee Higgins2020
CINCIN
169086710813.656.862855.61.80
DK MetcalfDK Metcalf2019
SEASEA
169005810015.556.371125.50.70
Chase ClaypoolChase Claypool2020
PITPIT
168736210914.154.6916101.61.02
Drake LondonDrake London2022
ATLATL
178667211712.050.94000.00
Jerry JeudyJerry Jeudy2020
DENDEN
168565211316.553.53000.00
Calvin RidleyCalvin Ridley2018
ATLATL
16821649212.851.3102764.51.70
Deebo SamuelDeebo Samuel2019
SFSF
15802578114.153.531591411.410.63
George PickensGeorge Pickens2022
PITPIT
17801528415.447.142438.01.41
D.J. MooreD.J. Moore2018
CARCAR
16788558214.349.321721313.210.80
Brandon AiyukBrandon Aiyuk2020
SFSF
12748609612.562.3577612.86.42
Darius SlaytonDarius Slayton2019
NYGNYG
14740488315.452.98000.00
Saquon BarkleySaquon Barkley2018
NYGNYG
16721911217.945.141,3072615.081.711
Courtland SuttonCourtland Sutton2018
DENDEN
16704428416.844.04-11-1.0-0.10
Diontae JohnsonDiontae Johnson2019
PITPIT
16680599211.542.5541410.32.60
Darnell MooneyDarnell Mooney
Christian WatsonChristian Watson
Hunter RenfrowHunter Renfrow
Laviska ShenaultLaviska Shenault
Gabe DavisGabe Davis
Alec PierceAlec Pierce
Christian KirkChristian Kirk
Antonio CallawayAntonio Callaway
Marquise BrownMarquise Brown
Marquez Valdes-ScantlingMarquez Valdes-Scantling
Noah FantNoah Fant
Mark AndrewsMark Andrews
Robert FosterRobert Foster
Elijah MooreElijah Moore
Mecole HardmanMecole Hardman
Jahan DotsonJahan Dotson
Rashod BatemanRashod Bateman
Miles SandersMiles Sanders
Michael GallupMichael Gallup
Michael Pittman Jr.Michael Pittman Jr.
Chris HerndonChris Herndon
Pat FreiermuthPat Freiermuth
Rashid ShaheedRashid Shaheed
Najee HarrisNajee Harris
Dante PettisDante Pettis
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