3 Greatest Wide Receivers in Rams History

Max Staley
Tory Holt is the best wide receiver in Rams history.
Tory Holt is the best wide receiver in Rams history. / Terrell Lloyd/Getty Images
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The Rams have had a weird history, playing in Cleveland, Los Angeles, St. Louis and now back to Los Angeles again. But despite all that movement, this team has always had a knack for fielding some top-tier talents at a variety of positions. And wide receiver is no exception.

With that in mind, here are the three best wideouts in Rams' history.

3. Henry Ellard (1983-93)

Henry Ellard is one of the best wideouts in Rams history.
Henry Ellard is one of the best wideouts in Rams history. / Joseph Patronite/Getty Images

Henry Ellard might not be quite as famous as the next two on this list, but he was a really productive player for the Rams. He's currently ranked third in most major receiving categories, including yards (9,761) and receptions (593), and he's fourth in touchdowns (48). Ellard made three Pro Bowls with the team, and lead the league in yards (1,414) in 1988.

2. Isaac Bruce (1994-07)

Isaac Bruce is one of the best wide receivers in Rams history.
Isaac Bruce is one of the best wide receivers in Rams history. / Allen Kee/Getty Images

Isaac Bruce is actually atop the franchise leaderboard in most receiving categories. He's tops in yards (14,109), receptions (942) and touchdowns (84). His 1,781 receiving yards is the best such single-season mark in franchise history, and he made four Pro Bowls with the team.

1. Torry Holt (1999-08)

Tory Holt is the best wide receiver in Rams' history.
Tory Holt is the best wide receiver in Rams' history. / Elsa/Getty Images

Bruce and Torry Holt are neck and neck, but Holt had the superior peak of the two. In fact, Bruce owns most of those records by virtue of having played 39 more games for the Rams than Holt, which equates to about 2.5 more seasons. Holt has the franchise-best mark in receiving yards per game (80.1), outpacing Bruce by just under 10.0 yards. Holt was a seven-time Pro Bowler, led the league in receiving yards twice and was arguably the best WR in football at his peak. It's close, but we have to give the edge to Holt here.


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