Aaron Thomas has averaged the most yards per reception by a tight end in a season, with 23.4 per catch in 1965.

which tight end has the most receiving average in a season
Interpreted as:
Which tight end has the most receiving average with a minimum of 1.875 receptions per team game in a season?
1965Thomas1969Trumpy1967Smith1972Caster1963Mackey1965Mackey1986Didier1964Arbanas1966Denson1967Cannon1977Krepfle1974Caster1968MacKinnon1962Retzlaff1961Ditka1972Kwalick1967Costa1970Smith1979Krepfle1961Stickles1968Morin1980Giles1975Francis23.422.621.521.420.720.420.320.220.119.719.619.619.619.519.218.818.618.618.518.518.418.218.2
NAMESEASONTMGPREC AVGRECTRGREC YDSREC YDS/GREC TDRUSH YDSATTRUSH AVGRUSH YDS/GRUSH TD
Aaron ThomasAaron Thomas1965NYGNYG1323.42763148.55000.00
Bob TrumpyBob Trumpy1969CINCIN1422.63783559.69000.00
Jackie SmithJackie Smith1967STLSTL1421.5561,20586.198699.66.10
Rich CasterRich Caster1972NYJNYJ1421.43983359.510623.00.40
John MackeyJohn Mackey1963BALBAL1420.73572651.97313.00.20
John MackeyJohn Mackey1965BALBAL1420.44081458.17717.00.50
Clint DidierClint Didier1986WASWAS1420.33469149.44000.00
Fred ArbanasFred Arbanas1964KCKC1420.23468649.08000.00
Al DensonAl Denson1966DENDEN1420.13672551.83000.00
Billy CannonBilly Cannon1967OAKOAK1419.73262944.910000.00
Keith KrepfleKeith Krepfle1977PHIPHI1419.62753037.93000.00
Rich CasterRich Caster1974NYJNYJ1319.63874557.37000.00
Jacque MacKinnonJacque MacKinnon1968SDSD1419.63364646.16000.00
Pete RetzlaffPete Retzlaff1962PHIPHI819.53058473.03000.00
Mike DitkaMike Ditka1961CHICHI1419.2561,07676.912000.00
Ted KwalickTed Kwalick1972SFSF1418.84075153.691152.20.80
Paul CostaPaul Costa1967BUFBUF1418.63972651.92000.00
Jackie SmithJackie Smith1970STLSTL1418.63768749.144358.63.10
Keith KrepfleKeith Krepfle1979PHIPHI1618.54176047.53000.00
Monty SticklesMonty Stickles1961SFSF1418.54379456.75000.00
Milt MorinMilt Morin1968CLECLE1418.44379256.65818.00.60
Jimmie GilesJimmie Giles1980TBTB1618.23360237.64000.00
Russ FrancisRuss Francis1975NENE1418.23563645.44000.00
Pete RetzlaffPete Retzlaff1965PHIPHI1418.0661,19085.010000.00
Milt MorinMilt Morin1972CLECLE1418.03054038.61000.00
StatMuse has season-level data for receptions per team game and yards per reception going back to the 1932 season.

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