National Football League is a professional sporting league which is played entirely in America. It is the premiere sporting events, which is consist of 32 teams which is divided into two conferences, the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). NFL has been as a part of the football league in America for more that 120 years.
In NFL, there are mnay roles which a player can excel in one such role is Wide Receiver. A wide receiver (WR) is referred to as a wide-out, which is one of the role of NFL. The principal role is to catch forward passes from the quarterback. The criteria of a WR is that receiver becomes open on his pass route, the quarterback may throw a pass to him. So lets take a look at the best NFL WR of all time.
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There are some of the greatest wide receivers of all-time, however there is one name that cannot be neglected and that is Jerry Rice. As mentioned before, the role of a WR is that he needs to successfully catch the ball without the ball dropping on the ground. This is called completion. Later on, he has to run with the ball as far as possible, at the end of the zone in order to get a touchdown.
Jerry Rice- All time famous WR.
Jerry Rice had begun his NFL career in the year 1985. He was drafted as one of the player of NFL, by the San Francisco’s team 49ers. Before he started playing with the Oakland Raiders for three years, he was a part of the 49ers for a period of 16 years. He was also a part of the Seattle Seahawks for a year.
Rice has a record of 1,000 yards in 14 seasons. He had finished his career with 1,549 receptions, 22,895 yards, and 197 touchdowns. Many People believe that he had gained such recognition merely on the basis of his longevity, he was a part of the NFL journey for 20 seasons. Rice isn’t just referred to as one of the greatest wide receivers of all time, but also for breaking all records. The the only player who is close to breaking of his set record is Larry Fitzgerald with 117 receptions away.