Sig Stats: First Downs & Touchdowns — WRs

Teams rely on the passing game to maintain their march -- to move the sticks and ultimately cross the goal line. Which receivers made the most impact receptions in 2012? ...

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Sig Stats: First Downs & Touchdowns — WRs


We collect a lot of data at Pro Football Focus — so much so that we’re continually working to put it together and bring you all the unique Signature Stats out there.

But fear not because we’re getting our collective heads around them now, and with that in mind we’re bringing you a new collection that deals with the quality of catches a receiver makes. You know, those that go for either a first down or touchdown.

Check out the table below that breaks down which receivers in 2012 had the most combined first downs and touchdowns. Once done with this, click over to see how we’ve taken it even further by looking at the most as a percentage of their targets, and the most as a percentage of the routes they ran.

So let’s start with a look at who collected the most of all wide receivers:

Name1D or TD
Calvin Johnson95
Andre Johnson79
Brandon Marshall75
Reggie Wayne74
Roddy White73
Wes Welker72
Marques Colston67
Demaryius Thomas62
A.J. Green62
Vincent Jackson61
Michael Crabtree57
Julio Jones56
Lance Moore55
Dez Bryant55
Eric Decker53
Steve Johnson53
Victor Cruz52
Steve L. Smith51
Brandon Lloyd50
Miles Austin49
Brian Hartline49
Malcom Floyd47
James Jones45
Randall Cobb45
Dwayne Bowe45
Anquan Boldin45
Antonio Brown44
Mike A. Williams44
Larry Fitzgerald44
Brandon Gibson43
Justin Blackmon41
Josh Gordon40
Andre Roberts40
Danny Amendola39
Kendall Wright38
Davone Bess38
Torrey Smith38
Sidney Rice37
Cecil Shorts37
Donnie Avery37
Jeremy Maclin37
Jordy Nelson36
Percy Harvin36
Greg Little35
Hakeem Nicks35
Mike Wallace35
Denarius Moore33
Emmanuel Sanders32
Brandon LaFell31
Jason Avant31
Nate Washington31
Jeremy Kerley31
Brandon Stokley30
DeSean Jackson30
T.Y. Hilton30
Danario Alexander29
Golden Tate29
Josh Morgan29
Rod Streater28
Santana Moss27
Kevin Walter27
Michael Floyd26
Leonard Hankerson25
Donald Jones25
Pierre Garcon25
Michael Jenkins25
Chris Givens25
Darrius Heyward-Bey25
Kenny Britt25

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