Marvin Harrison sets single-season reception record

Indianapolis Colts Wide Receiver Marvin Harrison wore this jersey in Week 15 of the 2002 season when he broke the single-season record for most receptions. His record catch occured against the Cleveland Browns on Dec. 15, 2002 when he caught his 124th pass of the season. He ended the game with nine receptions for 172 yards and two touchdowns.

The record was previously held by Herman Moore, who set the record in 1995 with Detroit.

Harrison's yardage total from the game also put him over the 1,500-yard receiving plateau making him the first player in history to record 1,500 yards receiving in consecutive seasons.

The veteran wide receiver finished the 2002 season with 143 receptions for 1,722 yards, and 11 TDs.

Marvin Harrison - 2002
Date Opponent (Score)
No.
Yds.
Long
TD
9/8 at Jacksonville (W, 28-25 )
4
34
16
1
9/15 Miami (L, 13-21)
11
144
33
1
9/22 at Houston (W, 23-3)
8
110
26
0
10/6 Cincinnati (W, 28-21)
9
145
69
1
10/13 Baltimore (W, 22-20)
12
150
39
0
10/21 at Pittsburgh (L, 10-28)
8
76
17
0
10/27 at Washington (L, 21-26)
6
77
20
0
11/3 Tennessee (L, 15-23)
11
99
27
1
11/10 at Philadelphia (W, 35-13)
6
137
57
2
11/17 Dallas (W, 20-3)
14
138
31
2
11/24 at Denver (W, 23-20)
11
107
21
0
12/1 Houston (W, 19-3)
9
101
33
0
12/8 at Tennessee (L, 17-27)
9
76
17
0
12/15 at Cleveland (W, 28-23)
9
172
46
2
12/22 New York Giants (L, 27-44)
10
128
25
1
12/29 Jacksonville (W, 20-13)
6
28
8
0
Total
143
1,722
69
11



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