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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Fred Biletnikoff is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Fred Biletnikoff Oakland Raiders

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46 26
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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47 27
Steve Largent is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Steve Largent Seattle Seahawks

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Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Lynn Swann Pittsburgh Steelers, USC Trojans football

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

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Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Bob Hayes Dallas Cowboys

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53 34
John Stallworth is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
John Stallworth Pittsburgh Steelers

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35 20
Lance Alworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Lance Alworth San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys

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45 29
Drew Pearson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Drew Pearson Tulsa Golden Hurricane football, Dallas Cowboys

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20 13
Charlie Joiner is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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19 13
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
JoeStout added Mel Gray

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20 15
John Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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19 14
Otis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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James Lofton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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17 13
Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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15 12
Billy Johnson is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Billy Johnson Houston Oilers, Washington Redskins, Montreal Alouettes

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14 12
Isaac Curtis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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13 11
Harold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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6 4
Ken Burrough is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added Ken Burrough

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4 2
Sammy White is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added Sammy White

The Funniest Professional Athletes

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Dick Gordon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Dick Gordon

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Ahmad Rashād is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Ahmad Rashād Seattle Seahawks, Buffalo Bills, Oregon Ducks football

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14 13
Roy Green is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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Gene Washington is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
joestout76 added Gene Washington

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Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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14 14
Dwight Clark is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Dwight Clark San Francisco 49ers, Clemson Tigers football

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Gary Garrison is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Gary Garrison

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Warren Wells is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Warren Wells

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Marlin Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Marlin Briscoe

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1 1
Clifton McNeil is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Todd Naughton added Clifton McNeil

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14 16
Wesley Walker is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

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3 4
John Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added John Gilliam

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Drew Hill is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s