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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142 9
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
81 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
70 26
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
48 20
Brett Perriman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

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

5
46 19
Johnnie Morton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

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

6
48 21
Kenny Golladay is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Kenny Golladay

Seasons: 2017

7
45 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
48 26
Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2016

9
54 31
Marvin Jones is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2017, 2016

10
36 18
Nate Burleson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2013, 2011, 2010

11
26 10
Mike Furrey is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2007, 2006

12
25 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
22 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
13 3
Germane Crowell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Germane Crowell

Seasons: 1999

15
15 5
Jeff Chadwick is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Jeff Chadwick

Seasons: 1988, 1987, 1986

16
13 5
Mike Farr is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Mike Farr

Seasons: 1992, 1991

17
15 7
Kris Durham is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Kris Durham

Seasons: 2013

18
10 3
Richard Johnson is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Richard Johnson

Seasons: 1990, 1989

19
7 1
Ron Jessie is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Ron Jessie

Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972

20
7 1
J. D. Hill is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1977

21
9 3
Terry Greer is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Terry Greer

Seasons: 1990

22
10 4
Larry Foster is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Larry Foster

Seasons: 2001

23
11 5
Larry Walton is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Larry Walton

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

24
14 8
Az-Zahir Hakim is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2003, 2002

25
11 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
10 5
Shaun McDonald is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Shaun McDonald

Seasons: 2008

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
7 2
Mark Nichols is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Mark Nichols

Seasons:  1985, 1984, 1983

30
8 4
Willie Green is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1993, 1992, 1991

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
7 3
Earl McCullouch is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Earl McCullouch

Seasons: 1971, 1970

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
5 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
17 15
Titus Young is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 2012, 2011

36
9 7
Scottie Vines is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Scottie Vines

Seasons: 2005

37
6 4
Marlin Briscoe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time

Seasons: 1975

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

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
5 3
Walter Stanley is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Walter Stanley

Seasons: 1989

41
4 2
Carl Bland is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Detroit Lions Wide Receivers of All Time
Carl Bland

Seasons: 1986

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