The 1964 NFL Rookie of the Year,  Charley Taylor of Arizona State played 14 seasons in the league. He twice led the league in receiving (1966 & 1967) and retired in 1977 as the All-Time Leading Pass Catcher of the NFL with 649 catches.

 He began his career in the Redskins backfield and along with teammates Sonny Jurgensen and Bobby Mitchell he helped form one of football’s memorable offenses. He lead the team in rushing his Rookie year and in 1966, still listed as a half-back, he led the NFL with 72 catches. That season he had 5 touchdown catches of 60 or more yards. In 1967 he was moved to wide receiver and repeated as the league’s #1 pass catcher with 70 catches.

A 1st-Team All Pro in 1967 Charley Taylor was named to 8 Pro Bowls. A member of the NFL’s All-1960s team and of Washington’s Greatest 80 players. He was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984. He is still Washington’s All-Leading Touchdown Reception Leader with 79 scores and the franchise’s #2 reception leader with 649 catches aa well as the #2 receiving yardage leader = 9110 receiving yards, 

Washington Redskins Wide Receiver Charley Taylor
Charley Taylor

Charley Taylor Football Cards


Career Regular Season Rushing & Receiving Statistics
 ReceivingRushingTotals
YearAgeTmPosNo.GamesCatchesYardsY/RLongTDCarriesYardsY/ALongTDTotal TouchesY/TchYScmTotal TD
1964*23WASHB42145381415.480t51997553.85052526.2156910
1965*24WASHB42134057714.46931454022.83931855.39796
1966*25WASHB421472♦111915.586t12872623.02431598.7138115
1967*+26WASLE421270♦99014.186t9     7014.19909
196827WASLE42144865013.54752-3-1.5405012.96475
196928WASWR42147188312.488t83248.01807412.39078
197029WASWR42104259314.141811717.01704314.26108
197130WASwr4262437015.471t4     2415.43704
1972*31WASWR42144967313.770t733913.01705213.77127
1973*32WASWR42145980113.65371-7-7.0-706013.27947
1974*33WASWR42145473813.75151-1-1.0-105513.47375
1975*34WASWR42145374414.0646     5314.07446
1976Missed 1976 season with injury
197736WASWR42121415811.3190     1411.31580
14-NFL Career165649911014.0887944214883.4501110919.71059890

Career Post Season Rushing & Receiving Statistics
 ReceivingRushingTotals
YearAgeTmPosGCatchesYardsY/RTDLngCarriesYardsTDLongY/ATotal TouchesY/TchYScmTotal TDs
1972*31WASWR31118216.525118088.01215.81902
1973*32WASWR145614.0019     414.0560
1974*33WASWR147919.8041     419.8790
5 NFL Playoff Games51931716.725118088.02016.33252

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