The career leaders in major statistical categories include a blend of Hall of Fame players as well as many of today’s NFL stars. Each Tuesday, thanks to Elias Sports Bureau, ProFootballHOF.com features the career leaders in four main statistical categories.


As of Dec. 16, 2014 (through Week 15)

WEEK 15 TOP 20 HIGHLIGHT:
Denver Broncos wide receiver Wes Welker found his way onto the Top 20 all-time receptions list after helping his team defeat the San Diego Chargers 22-10 on Sunday. The win clinched the AFC West Division for Denver. 

Welker hauled in two passes for 16 yards. He has been a favorite target for quarterbacks Tom Brady and Peyton Manning throughout his 11 years in the NFL. Welker became the first player to have five seasons with 100 or more receptions.

The Broncos wide receiver has compiled 884 receptions for 9,750 yards and 50 TDs during his career. He currently ranks 20th all-time in receptions.


Watch the Broncos clinch their division.

 
Passer Rating | Receptions | Rushing Yards | Scoring 

Italics denotes Hall of Famers
Bold denotes players active during the 2014 season

PASSER RATING
1 Aaron Rodgers 105.77
2 Peyton Manning
97.75
3 Tony Romo
97.12
4 Steve Young
96.81
5 Philip Rivers
96.12
6 Tom Brady
96.03
7 Drew Brees
95.74
8 Ben Roethlisberger
93.80
9 Kurt Warner
93.71
10 Joe Montana
92.26
11 Matt Ryan 91.38
12 Chad Pennington
90.14
13 Matt Schaub
89.45
14 Daunte Culpepper 87.78
15 Jeff Garcia
87.54
16 Andrew Luck
86.70
17 Dan Marino
86.38
18
Carson Palmer
86.34
19T Trent Green
86.03
19T Brett Favre
86.03
 Top 20 Passers (at start of 2014)

RECEPTIONS
1 Jerry Rice 1,549
2 Tony Gonzalez 1,325
3 Marvin Harrison 1,102
4 Cris Carter 1,101
5 Tim Brown 1,094
6 Terrell Owens
1,078
7 Reggie Wayne
1,065
8 Isaac Bruce
1,024
9 Hines Ward
1,000
10 Andre Johnson
996
11 Randy Moss
982
12 Andre Reed
951
13 Derrick Mason
943
14 Art Monk
940
15 Jason Witten
932
16
Anquan Boldin
931
17 Torry Holt
920
18 Larry Fitzgerald
903
19 Steve Smith
902
20 Wes Welker
884
Top 20 Receivers (at the start of the 2014)

RUSHING YARDS
1 Emmitt Smith 18,355
2 Walter Payton 16,726
3 Barry Sanders 15,269
4 Curtis Martin 14,101
5 LaDainian Tomlinson 13,684
6 Jerome Bettis 13,662
7 Eric Dickerson 13,259
8 Tony Dorsett 12,739
9 Jim Brown 12,312
10 Marshall Faulk 12,279
11 Edgerrin James 12,246
12 Marcus Allen 12,243
13 Franco Harris 12,120
14 Thurman Thomas 12,074
15 Fred Taylor 11,695
16 Steven Jackson 11,379
17 John Riggins
11,352
18 Corey Dillon
11,241
19 O.J. Simpson
11,236
20 Warrick Dunn
10,967
Top 20 Rushers (at the start of the 2014 season)

SCORING
1 Morten Andersen 2,544
2 Gary Anderson 2,434
3 Jason Hanson
2,150
4 Adam Vinatieri
2,136
5 John Carney
2,062
6 Matt Stover
2,004
7 George Blanda
2,002
8 Jason Elam
1,983
9 John Kasay
1,970
10 Norm Johnson 1,736
11 David Akers
1,721
12 Nick Lowery
1,711
13 Jan Stenerud
1,699
14 Ryan Longwell
1,687
15 Eddie Murray
1,594
16 Al Del Greco
1,584
17 Sebastian Janikowski
1,558
18 Olindo Mare
1,555
19 Phil Dawson
1,506
20 Steve Christie
1,476
Top 20 Scorers (at the start of the 2014 season)

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