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 some of the greatest NFL wide receivers of all time, the best Lions WRs include Calvin Johnson, Roy Williams, Herman Moore, and Johnnie Morton.

In the 2017-18 NFL season, the current Detroit Lions starting WRs and backup WRs are Golden Tate, Marvin Jones Jr., Kenny Golladay, TJ Jones, Noel Thomas, Jared Abbrederis, Jace Billingsley, and Dontez Ford. 

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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Calvin Johnson is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Calvin Johnson Seasons: 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

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Herman Moore is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Herman Moore Seasons: 2000, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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Golden Tate is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Golden Tate Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

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Brett Perriman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Brett Perriman Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991

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Johnnie Morton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Johnnie Morton Seasons: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995

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Nate Burleson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Nate Burleson Seasons: 2013, 2011, 2010

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Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Anquan Boldin Seasons: 2016

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Roy Williams is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Roy Williams Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004

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Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Marvin Jones Seasons: 2017, 2016

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Mike Farr is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Mike Farr Seasons: 1992, 1991

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Kenny Golladay is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Kenny Golladay Seasons: 2017

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Mike Furrey is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Mike Furrey Seasons: 2007, 2006

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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

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Leonard Thompson is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Leonard Thompson Seasons: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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Larry Walton is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Larry Walton Seasons: 1976, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

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Kris Durham is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Kris Durham Seasons: 2013

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Jeremy Ross is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeremy Ross Seasons: 2014

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Shaun McDonald is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Shaun McDonald Seasons: 2008

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Terry Greer is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Terry Greer Seasons: 1990

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Az-Zahir Hakim is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Az-Zahir Hakim Seasons: 2003, 2002

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Jeff Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeff Chadwick Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

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Richard Johnson is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Richard Johnson Seasons: 1990, 1989

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Tai Streets is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Tai Streets Seasons: 2004

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Germane Crowell is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Germane Crowell Seasons: 1999

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Willie Green is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Willie Green Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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Ron Jessie is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Ron Jessie Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

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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

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Scottie Vines is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Scottie Vines Seasons: 2005

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Bill Schroeder is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Bill Schroeder Seasons: 2003, 2002

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Larry Foster is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Larry Foster Seasons: 2001

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Pete Mandley is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Pete Mandley Seasons: 1988, 1987

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Luther Blue is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Luther Blue Seasons: 1978

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Jason Phillips is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jason Phillips Seasons: 1989

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Jeff Campbell is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeff Campbell Seasons: 1990

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Marlin Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Marlin Briscoe Seasons: 1975

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Robert Clark is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Robert Clark Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989

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Earl McCullouch is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Earl McCullouch Seasons: 1971, 1970

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Ray Jarvis is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Ray Jarvis Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975

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Carl Bland is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Carl Bland Seasons: 1986

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Walter Stanley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Walter Stanley Seasons: 1989

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J.D. Hill is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
J.D. Hill Seasons: 1977

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Titus Young is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Titus Young Seasons: 2012, 2011