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The Best New England Patriots Wide Receivers of All Time

Updated February 7, 2020 16.6k votes 2.9k voters 93.6k views39 items

Big fan of New England football? Then check out this list of New England Patriots wide receivers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting wide receiver from throughout New England Patriots history, including current wide receivers and past ones. Featuring current New England Patriots and some of the greatest NFL wide receivers of all time, the best Patriots WRs include Julian Edelman, Stanley Morgan, Troy Brown, and Wes Welker.

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

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  • Randy Moss1
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    Patriots career: 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

    Randy Gene Moss (born February 13, 1977) is a television sports analyst and former American...  more

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  • Julian Edelman2

    Patriots career: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2009

    Julian Francis Edelman (born May 22, 1986) is an American football wide receiver and punt...  more

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  • Wes Welker3
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    Patriots career: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007

    Wesley Carter Welker (born May 1, 1981) is a former American football wide receiver who is...  more

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    #35 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#200 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • Troy Brown4
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    Troy Brown

    Patriots career: 2007, 2006, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994,1993

    Troy Fitzgerald Brown (born July 2, 1971) is a former American football wide receiver in the...  more
  • Deion Branch5
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    Deion Branch

    Patriots career: 2005, 2004, 2003

    Anthony Deion Branch, Jr. (born July 18, 1979) is a former American football wide receiver of...  more
  • Stanley Morgan6
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    Stanley Morgan

    Patriots career: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

    Stanley Douglas Morgan (born February 17, 1955) is an American former football player who was...  more
  • Irving Fryar7

    Patriots career: 1992, 1991, 1990, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

    Irving Dale Fryar, Sr. (born September 28, 1962) is a former American college and professional...  more
  • Danny Amendola8

    Patriots career: 2018, 2017, 2016

    Daniel James Amendola (born November 2, 1985) is an American football wide receiver for the...  more

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  • Terry Glenn9
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    Terry Glenn

    Patriots career: 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996

    Terry Tyree Glenn (July 23, 1974 – November 20, 2017) was an American football player who was...  more
  • Darryl Stingley10

    Patriots career: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1973

    Darryl Floyd Stingley (September 18, 1951 – April 5, 2007) was an American professional...  more
  • David Givens11

    Patriots career: 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

    David Lamar Givens (born August 16, 1980) is a former American football wide receiver in the...  more
  • David Patten12

    Patriots career: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001

    David Patten (born August 19, 1974) is a former American football wide receiver. He was signed...  more
  • Brandin Cooks13
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    Brandin Cooks

    Patriots career: 2018, 2017

    Brandin Tawan Cooks (born September 25, 1993) is an American football wide receiver for the...  more
  • Chris Hogan14

    Patriots career: 2018, 2017, 2016

    Christopher James Hogan (born October 24, 1987) is an American football wide receiver for the...  more
  • Josh Gordon15

    Patriots career: 2018

    Joshua Caleb Gordon (born April 13, 1991), nicknamed Flash, is an American football wide...  more
  • Randy Vataha16

    Patriots career: 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971

    Randel Edward "Randy" Vataha, (born December 4, 1948) is a former American football player, a...  more
  • Harold Jackson17
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    Harold Jackson

    Patriots career: 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

    Harold Leon Jackson (born January 6, 1946) is a former American football wide receiver who...  more
  • Phillip Dorsett18

    Patriots career: 2019, 2018, 2017

    Dorsett attended St. Thomas Aquinas High School in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, where he was a...  more

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  • Art Graham19
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    Art Graham

    Patriots career: 1968, 1967, 1966, 1965, 1964, 1963

    Arthur William Graham III (born July 31, 1941) is a former American football player. He...  more
  • Brandon LaFell20

    Patriots career: 2015, 2014

    Brandon Josiah LaFell (born November 4, 1986) is an American football wide receiver who is...  more
  • Vincent Brisby21

    Patriots career: 1999, 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

    Vincent Cole Brisby (born January 25, 1971 in Houston, Texas), is a former professional...  more
  • Bake Turner22
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    Bake Turner

    Patriots career: 1970

    Robert Hardy "Bake" Turner (born July 22, 1940) is a former American football player who...  more
  • Cedric Jones23
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    Cedric Jones

    Patriots career: 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982

    Cedric Decorrus Jones (born June 1, 1960 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States) is a former wide...  more
  • Charley Frazier24
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    Charley Frazier

    Patriots career: 1970, 1969

    Charley Frazier (born August 12, 1939 in Houston, Texas) is a former American football wide...  more
  • Reggie Rucker25

    Patriots career: 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971

    Reginald Joseph Rucker (born September 21, 1947) is a former professional American football...  more