James Lofton's Career Highlights

All-League Teams

All-Pro: 1980 (PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1981 (AP, PFWA, NEA, SN, PW), 1983 (PFWA), 1984 (NEA)

All-Pro Second Team: 1980 (AP), 1982 (AP, NEA), 1983 (AP, NEA), 1985 (NEA)

All-NFC: 1980 (UPI, PW), 1981 (UPI, PW), 1982 (UPI)

All-NFC Second Team: 1983 (UPI), 1984 (UPI), 1985 (UPI)

 

Pro Bowls

(8) - 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1992

In the NFL Record Book

at the time of his 1993 retirement

Regular Season Records

[1st] Most Receiving Yards Gained, Career - 14,004
[Tied for 2nd] Most Seasons, 50 or More Pass Receptions - 9 (1979-1981, 1983-1986, 1991-1992)
[3rd] Most Pass Receptions, Career - 764
[3rd] Most Season, 1,000 or More Yards, Receiving - 6 (1980-1981, 1983-1985, 1991)
[3rd] Most Games, 100 or More Yards Receiving, Career - 43

Post-Season Records

[2nd] Most Consecutive Games, Touchdowns Passes Caught - 5 (1982-1990)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Consecutive Games, 100 or More Yards Receiving, Career - 2 (1990)
[Tied for 3rd] Most Games, 100 or More Yards Receiving, Career - 3

Regular Season Team Records

Packers' records held by Lofton
(Records through the 1986 season, Lofton's final season with Green Bay)

[1st] Most Receptions, Career - 530
[1st] Most Yards Receiving, Career - 9,616
[1st] Most Yards Receiving, Season - 1,361 (1984)
[1st] Most Games, 100 or More Yards Receiving, Career - 32
[2nd] Most Yards Receiving, Season - 1,300 (1983)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Receptions, Season - 71 (twice - 1980, 1981)
[Tied for 2nd] Most Touchdowns Passes Caught, Game - 3 (twice - vs. New Orleans, Sept. 10, 1978; vs. Pittsburgh, Sept. 11, 1983)
[3rd] Most Receptions, Season - 69 (1985)
[3rd] Most Yards Receiving, Season - 1,294 (1981)

Raiders' records held by Lofton
(Records through the 1988 season, Lofton's final season with Los Angeles)

?[3rd] Highest Average Gain Per Reception, Career - 20.1

Bills' records held by Lofton
(Records through the 1992 season, Lofton's final season with Buffalo)

?[1st] Highest Average Gain Per Reception, Career - 18.0
?[3rd] Most Yards Receiving, Game - 220 (vs. Cincinnati, Oct. 21, 1991)

League/Team Statistical Titles

NFC Statistical Championships
Receiving Yardage Leader:
1980

Team Statistical Championships
Reception Leader:
1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986

Green Bay Packers

Awards and Honors

1978 NFC Offensive Rookie of the Year (NFLPA)
1980s All-Decade Team

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