NFL Single Season Receiving Yards Record: Cooper Kupp Could Break Receiving Yards Record in Week 18

Adam Taylor McKillop
NFL single season receiving yards record: Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp eyes record in Week 18.
NFL single season receiving yards record: Los Angeles Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp eyes record in Week 18. / Jayne Kamin-Oncea/GettyImages

With the addition of a 17th game and Week 18 to the NFL yearly schedule, several of the league's single season records are on the line during the 2021-22 season.

NFL Single Season Receiving Yards Record

One such record in the NFL's single season receiving yards record.

Who Owns the NFL Single Season Receiving Yards Record?

Former Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson owns the current single season NFL receiving yards record. The Hall of Fame wideout set the record back in 2012 when he recorded 1,946 receiving yards.

Megatron accomplished this feat on 122 receptions, or 16.1 yards per receptions, while playing in 16 games.

What is the NFL Receiving Yards Record?

Julio Jones and Antonio Brown both recently threatened Johnson's record back in 2015. Jones finished the year with 1,871 receiving yards, ranking second on the all-time list. Brown registered 1,834 receiving yards (4th) that season with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Cooper Kupp Receiving Yards Record

Los Angeles Rams stud wideout Cooper Kupp is in reaching distance of this NFL record. Kupp enters Week 18 with 1,829 receiving yards, which sits fifth on the all-time list.

Kupp would need 136 yards in Week 18 to break the mark. Kupp has registered at least 136 receiving yards in three games this year.

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