NFL: Who is the best WR of all time?

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  • Jerry Rice

    94 83.19%
  • Randy Moss

    10 8.85%
  • Chris Carter

    1 0.88%
  • Marvin Harrison

    0 0%
  • Somebody else

    8 7.08%
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    Who is the best WR of all time?

    Moss came out this week and claimed that he was the best WR of all time. I think that Moss is the most talented WR of all time, but Jerry Rice is the best by far. If Moss had the work ethic that Rice had, then he would probably be the best of all time


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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Jerry Rice, and it's not really that close.



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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Why no Todd Blythe option???



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    Quote Originally Posted by DistrictCyclone View Post
    Why no Todd Blythe option???
    Epic fail on my end. I apologize


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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Nobody that is as selfish and quit on their team as many times as Randy Moss can be in the conversation for the best of all time. And I'm a Vikings fan.

    Jerry Rice, no brainer.



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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Rice had the skills and work ethic, Moss had the skills...Rice in a landslide


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    Let my Fred's Posse Ride: Georges, Naz, Hogue, Bryce, Nader, Monte, Matt, and McKay.

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    He definitely has the potential. I think its too early for him to be in this conversation right now though


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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Ed Williams or Todd Blythe



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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    It is Rice... It could end up being Calvin Johnson, but he has to maintain his current level. Rice played for 20 seasons.



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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Calvin Johnson is hands down the most physically gifted wr ever.

    Rice is hands down THE best wr ever.



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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    This may go down as the stupidest thing that Randy Moss has yet said.

    It's Jerry Rice, and I'm not sure that whoever is #2 can really pretend to be close to him.


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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    With his blocking, Hines Ward is the best all around WR, but if it's just the passing game, it's Rice.


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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnnyFive View Post
    Calvin Johnson is hands down the most physically gifted wr ever.

    Rice is hands down THE best wr ever.
    You could argue Randy Moss and Brandon Marshall are as physically gifted as Calvin Johnson. Marshall is probably stronger, and Moss was faster. Calvin is taller and attacks the ball better. But they are all freak athletes.



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    Re: Who is the best WR of all time?

    It kills me that he said that while playing for the 49ers. What's really sad is that he is probably still the fastest receiver on his team and he barely plays. As good as Rice's QBs were none were as prolific as Brady for Moss's best season. Moss isn't top 5 for me. Great? Yes, but I think there is some level of intangible that is accounted for and a lot of guys surpassed him in that. Comparing across generations is next to impossible but what if Rice was in the league today with the passing numbers being put up. What if he spent a year with Brady? Rice is the benchmark. Johnson could surpass him BUT there will always be the question of the style of play.


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