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
71 39
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

2
77 44
Fred Biletnikoff is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Oakland Raiders

3
80 47
Steve Largent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Seattle Seahawks

4
67 37
Lance Alworth is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys

5
78 46
Cliff Branch is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

6
103 67
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Pittsburgh Steelers, USC Trojans football

7
84 53
John Stallworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Pittsburgh Steelers

8
43 21
Charlie Joiner is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

9
44 23
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

10
70 45
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Tulsa Golden Hurricane football, Dallas Cowboys

11
58 36
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Dallas Cowboys

12
48 28
James Lofton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

13
37 20
Otis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

14
37 26
John Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

15
29 19
Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

16
19 11
Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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17
29 23
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
22 17
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

19
19 15
Gene Washington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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20
26 23
Billy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Houston Oilers, Washington Redskins, Montreal Alouettes

21
26 24
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
24 22
Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

23
20 18
Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

24
12 10
Ken Burrough is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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25
11 9
John Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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