Wide receivers had their most yards on receptions in a rookie-season game in a 41 to 17 win by the Chargers against the Oakland Raiders on December 4, 1960, with 351 yards.

rookie wide receiver receiving leader
Interpreted as:
rookie wide receiver receiving in a regular-season game leader
12/4/1960WR12/18/1960WR11/20/1960WR10/11/1987WR11/13/1960WR12/6/1987WR11/25/1960WR12/28/2014WR12/17/1978WR12/21/1986WR1/3/2021WR12/5/1937WR12/17/2017WR11/2/1975WR12/19/1971WR10/28/1960WR9/7/2003WR11/27/1960WR12/15/2019WR12/18/1960WR10/4/1987WR351343340325323312307296285276274270268268268264262262258258257
POSITIONDATETMOPPREC YDSRECTRGREC AVGREC TDRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH TD
Wide Receiver12/4/1960LACLAC@ OAK
@
3511720.62000
Wide Receiver12/18/1960HOUHOUvs. BOS
vs.
3431522.931042.51
Wide Receiver11/20/1960HOUHOUvs. DEN
vs.
3401228.33010.00
Wide Receiver10/11/1987DALDALvs. PHI
vs.
3251521.73000
Wide Receiver11/13/1960HOUHOU@ LAC
@
3232314.01000
Wide Receiver12/6/1987TBTB@ NO
@
3121619.52919.00
Wide Receiver11/25/1960HOUHOU@ BOS
@
3071817.11000
Wide Receiver12/28/2014PHIPHI@ NYG
@
296213314.12000
Wide Receiver12/17/1978STLSTLvs. ATL
vs.
2851420.41000
Wide Receiver12/21/1986RAIRAIvs. IND
vs.
2761419.71000
Wide Receiver1/3/2021DENDENvs. LV
vs.
274141719.62010.00
Wide Receiver12/5/1937CHCCHCvs. CHB
vs.
2701222.54
Wide Receiver12/17/2017JAXJAXvs. HOU
vs.
268131620.63000
Wide Receiver11/2/1975ATLATL@ NO
@
268929.81515.00
Wide Receiver12/19/1971NONOvs. ATL
vs.
2681320.61000
Wide Receiver10/28/1960LACLAC@ BOS
@
2641913.92-43-1.30
Wide Receiver9/7/2003DETDETvs. ARI
vs.
262152417.5412112.00
Wide Receiver11/27/1960LACLACvs. OAK
vs.
2621616.42000
Wide Receiver12/15/2019PHIPHI@ WAS
@
258193013.63000
Wide Receiver12/18/1960DLTDLTvs. BUF
vs.
2581517.221381.60
Wide Receiver10/4/1987GBGB@ MIN
@
2571418.4136218.01
Wide Receiver9/15/1968DETDET@ DAL
@
2571221.42000
Wide Receiver11/18/2012HOUHOUvs. JAX
vs.
25691528.42000
Wide Receiver10/15/1961DENDENvs. OAK
vs.
2561123.312773.90
Wide Receiver9/23/1979BUFBUFvs. NYJ
vs.
2551025.5412112.00
Results may be incomplete. StatMuse has complete game-level data for receiving yards going back to the 1960 season.

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