RealGM's Top 15 Wide Receivers of All Time

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RealGM's Top 15 Wide Receivers of All Time 

Post#1 » by Doctor MJ » Sat Apr 21, 2007 8:46 am

The results are complete, so without further ado...

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Player (Average vote)
1. Jerry Rice (1.0, unanimous)
2. Don Hutson (3.7)
3. Lance Alworth (4.3)
4. Steve Largent (5.3)
5. Marvin Harrison (5.9)
6. Paul Warfield (7.9)
7. James Lofton (8.0)
8. Torry Holt (8.7*)
9. Raymond Berry (8.7)
10. Cris Carter (10.6)
11. Michael Irvin (11.0)
12. Tim Brown (13.3)
13. Randy Moss (13.6)
14. Lynn Swann (13.7)
15. Andre Reed (14.3)

*-Holt won the tiebreaker over Berry by virtue of being ranked ahead of Barry on the majority of ballots.

Discussion thread here:

http://www.realgm.com/boards/football/v ... .php?t=147
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Post#2 » by J.Kim » Tue Apr 24, 2007 7:23 pm

I'm highly dissapointed that Charlie Hennigan didn't make the list...

Though, I will keep campaigning for him.
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Post#3 » by thierry » Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:05 am

Wheres T.O.?? ;)
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Post#4 » by High 5 » Sun Apr 29, 2007 5:07 pm

No Peerless Price? Is this a joke?
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Post#5 » by UKF » Sun Apr 29, 2007 8:25 pm

Randy Moss ahead of Lynn Swann? Im a bit suprised....
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Post#6 » by Basketball Jesus » Mon Apr 30, 2007 5:17 pm

J.Kim wrote:I'm highly dissapointed that Charlie Hennigan didn't make the list...

Though, I will keep campaigning for him.


As will I for my pet WR: Don Maynard.
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Post#7 » by EG4life » Tue May 8, 2007 1:03 am

Give Harrisson two more years and he will be #2. Although i believe Tim Brown should be top 5 aty least
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Re: RealGM's Top 15 Wide Receivers of All Time 

Post#8 » by ElGee » Mon Jan 9, 2012 6:21 pm

Doctor MJ wrote:The results are complete, so without further ado...

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Player (Average vote)
1. Jerry Rice (1.0, unanimous)
2. Don Hutson (3.7)
3. Lance Alworth (4.3)
4. Steve Largent (5.3)
5. Marvin Harrison (5.9)
6. Paul Warfield (7.9)
7. James Lofton (8.0)
8. Torry Holt (8.7*)
9. Raymond Berry (8.7)
10. Cris Carter (10.6)
11. Michael Irvin (11.0)
12. Tim Brown (13.3)
13. Randy Moss (13.6)
14. Lynn Swann (13.7)
15. Andre Reed (14.3)

*-Holt won the tiebreaker over Berry by virtue of being ranked ahead of Barry on the majority of ballots.

Discussion thread here:

http://www.realgm.com/boards/football/v ... .php?t=147


The discussion thread link is dead. I'm actually surprised by these results. My list looks fairly different. Kind of a strange list frankly -- I'm wondering if the criteria people used were simply historical production. (Yuck)
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Re: RealGM's Top 15 Wide Receivers of All Time 

Post#9 » by andrewww » Thu Feb 12, 2015 5:21 am

I'm shocked Moss is only 13th on the all time list...

As an example, if you were drafting a team of WR's right now, would you really take Harrison over Moss? I sure as hell wouldn't. Moss is arguably the greatest deep threat in the history of the NFL.

My top 3 would be..

Jerry Rice
Randy Moss
Calvin Johnson

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