Football 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
74 41
Paul Warfield is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

2
83 48
Cliff Branch is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

3
80 47
Fred Biletnikoff is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Oakland Raiders

4
85 51
Steve Largent is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Seattle Seahawks

5
87 53
John Stallworth is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Pittsburgh Steelers

6
46 21
Charlie Joiner is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

7
107 69
Lynn Swann is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Pittsburgh Steelers, USC Trojans football

8
68 39
Lance Alworth is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
San Diego Chargers, Dallas Cowboys

9
75 46
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
47 24
Charley Taylor is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

11
41 21
Otis Taylor is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

12
50 29
James Lofton is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

13
59 37
Bob Hayes is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Dallas Cowboys

14
41 27
John Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

15
30 20
Don Maynard is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

16
22 13
Mel Gray is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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17
32 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
25 18
Wes Chandler is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

19
22 16
Gene Washington is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
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20
15 10
John Gilliam is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added

21
16 11
Ken Burrough is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
Jeff List added

22
27 23
Stanley Morgan is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

23
21 17
Isaac Curtis is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s

24
28 25
Dwight Clark is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s
San Francisco 49ers, Clemson Tigers football

25
22 19
Harold Jackson is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s