NFL The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time  

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Big fan of Detroit football? Then check out this list of Detroit Lions wide receivers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting wide receiver from throughout Detroit Lions history, including current wide receivers and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Detroit Lions and some of the greatest NFL wide receivers of all time, the best Lions WRs include Calvin Johnson, Roy Williams, Herman Moore, and Johnnie Morton.

Who are the best wide receivers in Detroit Lions history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Detroit Lions starting wide receiver.

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149 10
Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

2
85 23
Herman Moore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

3
71 29
Golden Tate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

4
52 20
Johnnie Morton is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

5
50 21
Brett Perriman is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

6
50 22
Kenny Golladay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Kenny Golladay

Seasons: 2017

7
48 23
Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

8
49 27
Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2016

9
38 18
Nate Burleson is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2011, 2010

10
56 33
Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016

11
27 11
Mike Furrey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

12
26 11
Leonard Thompson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

13
23 9
Freddie Scott is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Freddie Scott

Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

14
18 5
Jeff Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeff Chadwick

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

15
14 3
Germane Crowell is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Germane Crowell

Seasons: 1999

16
9 1
Ron Jessie is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Ron Jessie

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

17
14 6
Mike Farr is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Mike Farr

Seasons: 1992, 1991

18
16 8
Az-Zahir Hakim is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002

19
10 3
Richard Johnson is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Richard Johnson

Seasons: 1990, 1989

20
12 5
Larry Walton is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Larry Walton

Seasons: 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

21
15 8
Kris Durham is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Kris Durham

Seasons: 2013

22
7 1
J. D. Hill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1977

23
9 3
Terry Greer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Terry Greer

Seasons: 1990

24
10 4
Larry Foster is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Larry Foster

Seasons: 2001

25
12 6
Bill Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Bill Schroeder

Seasons: 2003, 2002

26
18 13
Jeremy Ross is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeremy Ross

Seasons: 2014

27
7 2
Mark Nichols is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Mark Nichols

Seasons:  1985, 1984, 1983

28
7 2
Jeff Campbell is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeff Campbell

Seasons: 1990

29
10 5
Shaun McDonald is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Shaun McDonald

Seasons: 2008

30
8 3
Earl McCullouch is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Earl McCullouch

Seasons: 1971, 1970

31
8 4
Pete Mandley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1988, 1987

32
8 4
Willie Green is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

33
6 2
Luther Blue is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Luther Blue

Seasons: 1978

34
6 2
Robert Clark is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Robert Clark

Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

35
9 7
Scottie Vines is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Scottie Vines

Seasons: 2005

36
6 4
Marlin Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1975

37
5 3
Jason Phillips is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jason Phillips

Seasons: 1989

38
5 3
Walter Stanley is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Walter Stanley

Seasons: 1989

39
5 3
Ray Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Ray Jarvis

Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975

40
4 2
Carl Bland is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Carl Bland

Seasons: 1986

41
17 16
Titus Young is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011

42
8 8
Tai Streets is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Tai Streets

Seasons: 2004