The Kansas City Chiefs are one of the great franchises in the NFL. They have had some great seasons over the years and some great players as well. This includes receivers who have caught the ball thrown by players like Len Dawson, Bill Kenney, Steve Bono, Joe Montana, Rich Gannon, Trent Green, and Matt Cassell. The yardstick that most people use to determine if a receiver has had a great year is if they have crossed the 1,000 receiving yard mark for the season.
What players have the most 1,000 receiving yard seasons for the Kansas City Chiefs?
Through the 2010 season, only eight different players have ever racked up 1,000 yard seasons for the team.
At the top of the list, with four 1,000 yard seasons, is tight end Tony Gonzalez. Gonzalez accumulated these seasons between 2000 and 2008. Right behind him with three seasons of 1,000 yards receiving or more is standout wide receiver and fan favorite Carlos Carson. Three players are tied for third place with two 1,000 yard seasons each, they are Dwayne Bowe, Eddie Kennison, and Otis Taylor.
Three players have crossed the 1,000 yard receiving mark for the Chiefs one time and then never did it again, they are Stephone Paige in 1990, Andre Rison in 1997, and Derrick Alexander in 2000.