The wide receiver position has had its share of great players. Every season, it seems like someone new steps out of the shadows and into stardom. Here are five of the top seasons by a wide receiver in the history of the NFL.
Calvin Johnson – Detroit Lions, 2011
Stats: 96 receptions, 1,681 yards, 16 touchdowns
Megatron is dominant. Anyone who argues otherwise has never seen his combination of speed, physical play, and size. In 2011, Johnson took defenders to school, amassing nearly 1,700 receiving yards and 16 touchdowns. What’s more, he started the season with four consecutive two-touchdown games.