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The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

Updated February 3, 2020 4.7k votes 732 voters 21.4k views33 items

Big fan of San Francisco football? Then check out this list of San Francisco 49ers wide receivers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting wide receiver from throughout San Francisco 49ers history, including current wide receivers and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 San Francisco 49ers and some of the greatest NFL wide receivers of all time, the best 49ers WRs include Jerry Rice, Michael Crabtree, Terrell Owens, and Anquan Boldin.

Who are the best wide receivers in San Francisco 49ers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of San Francisco 49ers starting wide receiver.

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  • Jerry Rice1

    49ers career: 2000, 1999, 1998, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986

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  • Terrell Owens2

    49ers career: 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999

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    #23 of 214 The Best Wide Receivers of All Time#130 of 1,323 The Best Football Players Ever

  • John Taylor3
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    John Taylor

    49ers career: 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989

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    #94 of 322 People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame#21 of 38 The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '90s

  • Dwight Clark4
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    Dwight Clark

    49ers career: 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980

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    #27 of 38 The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '70s#7 of 36 The Best NFL Wide Receivers of the '80s

  • Anquan Boldin5

    49ers career: 2015, 2014, 2013

  • Freddie Solomon6

    49ers career: 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978

  • Gene Washington7
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    Gene Washington

    49ers career: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972,1971, 1970

  • Michael Crabtree8

    49ers career: 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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  • J.J. Stokes9
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    J.J. Stokes

    49ers career: 2001, 1998, 1997

  • Isaac Bruce10

    49ers career: 2008

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    #6 of 110 The Best Los Angeles Rams of All Time#1 of 32 The Best Los Angeles Rams Wide Receivers of All Time

  • Brandon Lloyd11

    49ers career: 2005, 2004

  • Mike Wilson12
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    Mike Wilson

    49ers career: 1988, 1987

  • Tai Streets13
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    Tai Streets

    49ers career: 2003, 2002

  • Pierre Garçon14

    49ers career: 2017

  • Dick Witcher15

    49ers career: 1971, 1970

  • Josh Morgan16

    49ers career: 2011, 2010, 2009

  • Torrey Smith17
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    Torrey Smith

    49ers career: 2016, 2015

  • Arnaz Battle18

    49ers career: 2007, 2006

  • Kenny Harrison19
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    Kenny Harrison

    49ers career: 1978, 1977

  • Mike Shumann20
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    Mike Shumann

    49ers career: 1979

  • Mario Manningham21

    49ers career: 2012

  • Jeremy Kerley22

    49ers career: 2016

  • Antonio Bryant23

    49ers career: 2006

  • Preston Riley24
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    Preston Riley

    49ers career: 1972

  • Cedrick Wilson25
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    Cedrick Wilson

    49ers career: 2004