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The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '80s

Updated September 21, 2019 4k votes 536 voters 9k views36 items

List RulesVote up your favorite NFL Wide Receivers of the 1980s

Wide receivers are some of the flashiest and most exciting players in the NFL. They can very quickly turn the tide of a game with one spectacular catch. When talking about 80s wide receivers, there are plenty of great players to make this list of the best wide receivers of the 80s! This was a decade of remarkable talent at the wide receiver position. So take a look at this list of 80s WRs and vote for up favorites!

When looking at 1980s wide receivers, is Jerry Rice your favorite? Is it Michael Irvin? Or is it somebody else that really played at high level during the 80s? Take a look at the top wide receivers of the 1980s and vote up the players you think left an indelible mark on the game of football.

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  • 1
    245
    34

    Jerry Rice

    Mississippi Valley State Delta Devils football, Seattle Seahawks
  • 2
    166
    69

    Steve Largent

    Seattle Seahawks
  • 3
    137
    77

    Cris Carter

    Miami Dolphins, Philadelphia Eagles
  • 4
    109
    57

    Andre Reed

    Buffalo Bills, Washington Redskins
  • 5
    123
    72

    Art Monk

    Washington Redskins, Syracuse Orange football
  • 6
    91
    51

    John Stallworth

    Pittsburgh Steelers
  • 7
    97
    57

    Dwight Clark

    San Francisco 49ers, Clemson Tigers football
  • 8
    88
    54
  • 9
    86
    52

    Sterling Sharpe

    South Carolina Gamecocks football, Green Bay Packers
  • 10
    113
    79

    Michael Irvin

    Dallas Cowboys
  • 11
    77
    45

    Mark Duper

    Florida Bobcats, Miami Dolphins
  • 12
    100
    70

    Tim Brown

    Notre Dame Fighting Irish football, Tampa Bay Buccaneers
  • 13
    69
    41

    Irving Fryar

    Washington Redskins, New England Patriots
  • 14
    64
    37
  • 15
    76
    49

    Gary Clark

    Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals
  • 16
    73
    47

    John Taylor

  • 17
    52
    28

    Harold Carmichael

  • 18
    64
    42

    Wes Chandler

  • 19
    65
    45
  • 20
    33
    13

    Anthony Carter

  • 21
    47
    29

    Cliff Branch

  • 22
    29
    11

    Mark Gregory Clayton

    Baltimore Ravens
  • 23
    48
    33

    John Jefferson

  • 24
    80
    73

    Lynn Swann

    Pittsburgh Steelers, USC Trojans football
  • 25
    27
    12

    Kellen Winslow

    Missouri Tigers football, San Diego Chargers