Most Games, or More Yards Pass Receiving, Career. 5, Lance Alworth, San Diego, ; Dallas, 4, Don Hutson, Green Bay. Find out the NFL pro football's all - time Receiving leaders. NFL History - Receiving Leaders. Leaders: Touchdowns | Scoring | Rush | Rush TDs | Receiving. Before defense-hindering rule changes and sophisticated scoring . ESPN aired Sunday night NFL games at the time, and before kickoff, analyst “Flipper Anderson has just set an NFL record: yards receiving,” he said.