The Top Ranked Wide Receivers of the 1980's

 

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The Top Ranked Wide Receivers of the 1980's

 

Notes:

The ratings on this page comes from AinsworthSports.com's own rating system.  The lower the rating the better.

Players had to complete at least one qualifying season to be included in this list.

A qualifying year is any year that a player participated in 60% of his teams games.

Player's ratings are penalized for every year under 5 qualifying years.

 

Rnk   Player Rating
1   Steve Largent 4.09640
2   Jerry Rice 4.88840
3   Mike Quick 4.93600
4   Mark Clayton 5.64829
5   James Lofton 6.79740
6   Wes Chandler 8.00750
7   Drew Hill 8.25567
8   Gary Clark 8.44360
9   Dwight Clark 9.02775
10   Cris Collinsworth 9.84875
11   Art Monk 10.65800
12   Steve Watson 10.70629
13   Stanley Morgan 11.14050
14   Roy Green 11.30067
15   Mark Duper 12.56350
16   Tony Hill 12.68686
17   Charlie Joiner 12.79614
18   Anthony Carter 13.19060
19   Wesley Walker 13.44000
20   Carlos Carson 13.59044
21   Stephone Paige 14.37714
22   John Stallworth 14.68217
23   Louis Lipps 14.72580
24   Eddie Brown 14.76620
25   Henry Ellard 15.30933
26   Ernest Givins 16.08950
27   Andre Reed 17.53360
28   Kevin House 18.39800
29   Freddie Solomon 19.58633
30   Al Toon 19.79600
31   Bill Brooks 19.85175
32   Willie Gault 20.37829
33   Harold Carmichael 20.86175
34   Henry Marshall 21.08975
35   Pat Tilley 21.18033
36   Eric Martin 21.49280
37   J.T. Smith 23.29600
38   Charlie Brown 25.50775
39   Leonard Thompson 26.76171
40   Lionel Manuel 28.01740
41   Irving Fryar 29.07467
42   Alfred Jenkins 29.14375
43   Vance Johnson 29.29000
44   Webster Slaughter 29.62767
45   Frank Lewis 29.77500
46   Mark Carrier 29.82967
47   Nat Moore 30.51929
48   Daryl Turner 30.58300
49   Sammy White 31.55240
50   Ricky Sanders 31.87075
51   Earnest Gray 32.80480
52   John Jefferson 33.12800
53   Preston Dennard 33.48917
54   Jim Smith 33.53300
55   Dokie Williams 34.56220
56   Cliff Branch 34.62280
57   Mike Renfro 34.68414
58   Jerry Butler 35.12780
59   Ray Butler 35.64833
60   Drew Pearson 36.61775
61   Bruce Hill 36.69767
62   Bobby L. Johnson 38.61667
63   Dave Logan 40.15275
64   Rick Upchurch 40.48100
65   Mark Jackson 40.91025
66   Butch Johnson 41.64633
67   Brian Brennan 41.81917
68   Alfred Jackson 42.19800
69   Phil Epps 42.43486
70   Stacey Bailey 42.50043
71   Jeff Chadwick 42.81950
72   Matt Bouza 43.67300
73   Ahmad Rashad 43.96967
74   Dennis McKinnon 43.97417
75   Hassan Jones 44.77350
76   Tim McGee 45.30375
77   Floyd Dixon 47.27325
78   Lonzell Hill 47.50467
79   Brian Blades 47.77600
80   Leo Lewis 47.97250
81   Sterling Sharpe 49.13950
82   Roger Carr 50.40000
83   Mervyn Fernandez 51.03967
84   Lam Jones 51.51525
85   Ricky Feacher 53.63625
86   Gerald Carter 53.75629
87   Chris Burkett 53.83300
88   Anthony Miller 53.83600
89   Duriel Harris 54.11580
90   Cris Carter 54.13700
91   Lynn Swann 55.34900
92   Freddie Scott 55.73200
93   Johnny Perkins 56.05800
94   Walter Stanley 57.09967
95   Mike A. Jones 57.73160
96   Cedric Jones 57.93200
97   Richard Johnson 58.78700
98   Eugene Goodlow 58.88825
99   Mark Nichols 59.41550
100   Malcolm Barnwell 59.79725
101   Reggie Langhorne 60.21620
102   Curtis Duncan 60.56733
103   Ron J. Brown 60.57980
104   Dennis Gentry 60.75675
105   Ron Morris 60.76933
106   Isaac Curtis 61.00400
107   Jeff Groth 61.09117
108   Sam McCullum 61.23650
109   Stephen Baker 61.34167
110   Pete Mandley 61.55983
111   Kenny Jackson 62.35740
112   Wallace Francis 62.82500
113   Bob Chandler 63.27950
114   Stephen Starring 63.67040
115   Mike Wilson 64.98044
116   Steve Kreider 66.06000
117   Lionel James 66.56400
118   Tim Smith 66.88220
119   Ernie Jones 67.01650
120   John Taylor 67.80567
121   Clarence Weathers 68.02217
122   Theo Bell 68.05333
123   Jimmy Cefalo 68.23075
124   Charlie A. Smith 68.27900
125   Ken Margerum 68.38225
126   Jim C. Jensen 68.44017
127   Bobby Duckworth 69.77080
128   Ricky Nattiel 70.09700
129   Hart Lee Dykes 70.09900
130   Ray Alexander 71.21000
131   Kelvin Martin 71.34067
132   Andre Rison 71.51300
133   Tim Brown 72.01800
134   Shawn Collins 72.22000
135   George Farmer 72.38433
136   Harold Jackson 72.88933
137   Weegie Thompson 73.46317
138   Perry Kemp 73.83400
139   Billy Johnson 75.24500
140   Aaron Cox 75.24800
141   Jessie Hester 75.27550
142   Paul Skansi 75.28983
143   Byron Franklin 75.66920
144   Anthony Hancock 75.80575
145   Mike Sherrard 76.05800
146   Michael Haynes 76.46000
147   Calvin Sweeney 76.93243
148   Byron Walker 78.25500
149   Ike Harris 78.28000
150   Aubrey Matthews 78.30967
151   Gordon Jones 78.45700
152   Flipper Anderson 79.03550
153   Ken Burrough 79.18900
154   Kurt Sohn 79.34075
155   Calvin Muhammad 79.51750
156   Willie Miller 79.55533
157   Clarence Verdin 79.59100
158   Reggie Rucker 79.64150
159   Terry LeCount 79.89625
160   Paul Johns 79.92567
161   Rickey Watts 80.06033
162   Emile Harry 81.03667
163   Fred Banks 81.50800
164   Jamie Holland 81.77733
165   Clint Sampson 82.92625
166   Robert Clark 83.02500
167   Trumaine Johnson 83.20400
168   Michael Irvin 83.33000
169   Carl Bland 84.01200
170   Ron Johnson 84.20133
171   Derrick Gaffney 84.41580
172   Mike Holston 84.89575
173   Renaldo Nehemiah 85.68267
174   Brian Baschnagel 86.61760
175   Billy Waddy 88.73150
176   Lindsay Scott 88.91467
177   Tracy Porter 88.96100
178   Andre Brown 89.18800
179   Mike Young 89.46600
180   John Mistler 89.62167
181   Bernard Henry 90.12667
182   Floyd Hodge 90.19400
183   Odessa Turner 90.75150
184   Ricky Thompson 91.00400
185   Frankie Neal 91.30900
186   Gregg Garrity 92.54650
187   Mike Martin 92.57660
188   James Pruitt 93.20300
189   James Dixon 93.43000
190   Bobby Jones 94.16250
191   Tyrone Young 94.64000
192   Troy Johnson 95.27767
193   Phil McConkey 95.90960
194   Mel Gray 95.91733
195   Willis Adams 96.22033
196   Virgil Seay 96.35925
197   Wayne Capers 97.66800
198   Tony Woodruff 97.67200
199   Kenny Duckett 97.73533
200   Haven Moses 97.82150
201   Ron B. Smith 98.54333
202   Aundra Thompson 98.74533
203   Walter Murray 99.08600
204   Stacy Robinson 99.28600
205   Quinn Early 100.29800
206   Doug Donley 100.29825
207   Kelvin Edwards 101.15450
208   Willie Drewrey 102.29280
209   Jim Gustafson 102.41925
210   Rick Massie 102.62100
211   Morris Bradshaw 102.71800
212   Harold Bailey 102.72200
213   Herkie Walls 103.47750
214   Wendell Davis 103.52800
215   Don Bass 103.73200
216   Rod Barksdale 104.33600
217   Jo-Jo Townsell 104.37340
218   Haywood Jeffires 104.53800
219   Byron Williams 105.39650
220   Derek Hill 105.44900
221   Greg Hawthorne 106.28250
222   Jeff Query 106.86300
223   Brett Perriman 106.91150
224   Wayne Walker 107.57000
225   David Verser 107.67125
226   Keith McKeller 108.27700
227   Gary Lee 109.03250
228   Danny Pittman 109.76700
229   Keith Ortego 110.80200
230   Don Beebe 111.10500
231   Phil Freeman 111.30500
232   Jason Phillips 111.81200
233   Terry Metcalf 111.91300
234   Flip Johnson 112.31500
235   Charles Lockett 112.82000
236   Gerald McNeil 114.38775
237   James Scott 114.94100
238   Ira Hillary 115.64600
239   Don Holmes 115.94900
240   Derrick Shepard 116.05400
241   Julius Dawkins 116.55700
242   Guido Merkens 117.63233
243   Mitchell Brookins 118.88200
244   Mike Friede 119.18300
245   Melvin Hoover 119.78700
246   Steve Bryant 120.09200
247   Mike Alexander 121.00300
248   Leonard Harris 123.32400
249   Isaac Hagins 123.73000
250   Floyd Turner 123.83100
251   Joey Clinkscales 125.24500
252   Jesse Bendross 125.29350
253   Glen Young 125.44300
254   Patrick Scott 128.32350
255   Louis Clark 128.78000
256   Mark Ingram 129.28300
257   Solomon Miller 130.64650
258   Randy Burke 131.90900
259   Anthony Allen 132.41400
260   Darren Flutie 132.61800
261   Pat McInally 132.82000
262   Keith Paskett 133.72900
263   Stan Rome 133.99433
264   Derwin Williams 134.26367
265   Mike Shumann 134.90333
266   Terry Greer 135.50933
267   Alvin Garrett 135.99950
268   Otis Grant 136.70650
269   Bobby Humphery 137.26400
270   Marcus Anderson 137.36500
271   Dwight Walker 137.71650
272   Sammy Martin 138.01950
273   Robbie Martin 138.06800
274   Frank Pillow 139.08200
275   Everett Gay 139.89000
276   Preston Brown 139.89000
277   Ken Toler 140.24150
278   Rocky Belk 140.79900
279   Kendal Smith 142.92000
280   Bruce Davis 143.62700
281   Lawyer Tillman 145.04100
282   Keith Williams 145.54600
283   Dave Stief 145.99850
284   Jeff B. Moore 145.99850
285   Danny Peebles 146.45500
286   Ron Cassidy 147.29267
287   Ron Jessie 147.81650
288   Eric Richardson 148.17000
289   Lou Piccone 148.37200
290   Cleo Montgomery 148.43733
291   Dwight Collins 148.57600
292   Walter Broughton 148.57600
293   Cornell Burbage 148.67500
294   Karl Powe 149.58600
295   Mark McGrath 149.99000
296   Keith Wright 150.09100
297   Rodney Parker 150.09100
298   Glen Kozlowski 150.64450
299   Don Westbrook 150.99800
300   Mike Siani 151.90900
301   Wally Henry 151.90900
302   Mark Pattison 152.11100
303   Stacey Mobley 152.11100
304   Mark Bellini 153.52300
305   Sylvester Stamps 153.67450
306   Steve Raible 153.72700
307   Rich Mauti 154.73500
308   Dwight Stone 154.93900
309   Gordon Banks 155.24200
310   Tim Moffett 155.44200
311   Brad Anderson 155.49250
312   Bernard Ford 155.64600
313   Eric Mullins 155.64600
314   Zach Thomas 155.64600
315   Dana Brinson 156.35300
316   Mike Miller 156.35300
317   Scott Fitzkee 158.47400
318   Perry Tuttle 159.28200
319   Wade Manning 161.85550
320   Scott Schwedes 162.51400
321   John McDaniel 163.72600
322   Joey Jones 164.93800
323   William Curran 166.04700
324   Rich Martini 166.90550
325   Buster Rhymes 167.36200
326   Kitrick Taylor 168.17000
327   Chris Castor 168.37200
328   James Owens 170.08900
329   Mel J. Gray 170.49300
330   Brian DeRoo 170.99600
331   Jesse Thompson 170.99800
332   Carl Roaches 171.20000
333   Naz Worthen 171.20000
334   Dwayne Dixon 171.90700
335   Mark R. Bell 171.90700
336   Andre Tyler 173.32100
337   Timmie Ware 173.32100
338   David Williams 174.63400
339   Robert Holt 174.63400
340   George Thomas 176.14900
341   Henry Williams 176.85600
342   Derrick Crawford 177.05800
343   Elmer Bailey 177.36100
344   Gene Taylor 178.97700
345   John Floyd 179.17900
346   Mike Akiu 179.48200
347   Darrell Colbert 179.68400
348   Carlos Pennywell 180.08800
349   Mardye McDole 180.39100
350   Chris Woods 181.09800
351   Craig White 181.80500
352   Kris Haines 181.90600
353   Lew Barnes 181.90600
354   Fred Nixon 182.81500
355   Eric Yarber 186.75400
356   Leon Gonzalez 186.75400
357   Jack Cameron 187.46100
358   Nick Bruckner 188.87500
359   Jessie Green 189.17800
360   Danny Fulton 190.79400
361   Billy Brooks 191.90500
362   Phil Smith 192.41000
363   James Murphy 192.81400
364   Larry Brunson 193.72300

 


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