70s The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s  

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Wide receivers have hisorically been some of the most dazzling players in all of the NFL. They can very quickly turn the tide of a game with one great catch. When talking about 70s wide receivers, there are plenty of great players that one can easily remember and love! So, here is a list of the best wide receivers of the 70s! Take a look and be sure to vote up your favorite 70s WRs!

When looking at 1970s wide receivers, is Ahmad Rashad your favorite? Or is it Steve Largent? Or is it somebody else? There are tons of great players on this list. Take a look at the top wide receivers of the 1970s and vote up the players you believe are some of the best wide receivers to ever play the game.

Who are the greatest WRs of the 70s? The best wide receivers of the 1970s? 
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1
54 28
Lance Alworth is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys

2
72 43
John Stallworth is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Pittsburgh Steelers

3
66 40
Fred Biletnikoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Oakland Raiders

4
67 41
Steve Largent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Seattle Seahawks

5
89 59
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Pittsburgh Steelers, USC Trojans football

6
68 42
Cliff Branch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

7
59 36
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

8
34 17
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

9
58 40
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Tulsa Golden Hurricane football, Dallas Cowboys

10
37 23
James Lofton is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

11
47 32
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Dallas Cowboys

12
31 18
Otis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

13
32 19
Charlie Joiner is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

14
31 22
John Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

15
14 8
Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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16
24 18
Billy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Houston Oilers, Washington Redskins, Montreal Alouettes

17
24 19
Ahmad Rashād is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Oregon Ducks football

18
16 11
Gene Washington is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
joestout76 added

19
22 18
Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

20
17 13
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

21
24 21
Dwight Clark is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
San Francisco 49ers, Clemson Tigers football

22
21 18
Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

23
19 17
Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

24
10 8
Ken Burrough is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added

25
9 7
Sammy White is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added

26
20 19
Wesley Walker is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

27
17 16
Harold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

28
16 15
Isaac Curtis is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

29
9 8
John Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added

30
4 6
Clifton McNeil is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Clifton McNeil

31
11 15
Drew Hill is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

32
4 7
Marlin Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added

33
3 6
Warren Wells is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Warren Wells

34
2 5
Gary Garrison is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added

35
3 7
Dick Gordon is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added