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The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time 

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Updated February 3, 2020 3.7k votes 655 voters 19.5k views 33 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 Rice is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

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

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Terrell Owens is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
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Dwight Clark is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
Dwight Clark

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

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John Taylor is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
John Taylor

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

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Anquan Boldin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
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Michael Crabtree is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

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

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Gene Washington is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
Gene Washington

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

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Freddie Solomon is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

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

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J.J. Stokes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
J.J. Stokes

49ers career: 2001, 1998, 1997

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Isaac Bruce is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
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Brandon Lloyd is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2005, 2004

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Mike Wilson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
Mike Wilson

49ers career: 1988, 1987

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Pierre Garçon is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
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Tai Streets is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
Tai Streets

49ers career: 2003, 2002

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Torrey Smith is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
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Josh Morgan is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2011, 2010, 2009

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Arnaz Battle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2007, 2006

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Dick Witcher is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 1971, 1970

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Mike Shumann is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
Mike Shumann

49ers career: 1979

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Mario Manningham is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2012

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Cedrick Wilson is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time
Cedrick Wilson

49ers career: 2004

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Jeremy Kerley is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2016

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Vance McDonald is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2016

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Antonio Bryant is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 2006

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Danny Abramowicz is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best San Francisco 49ers Wide Receivers of All Time

49ers career: 1974, 1973