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18. James Lofton
Twice leading the NFL in Yards/Reception, James Lofton was the Packers number one Wide Receiver for years, making the Pro Bowl seven of his nine years in Lambeau.  Lofton would exceed 1,100 Yards five times in Green Bay, and after he left the team he would become the first player in history to break 14,000 Yards.  Lofton would enter the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2003.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 6th Overall of the NFL Draft 5/2/78.
  • Departed: Signed with the Los Angeles Raiders as a Free Agent prior to the 1987 season.
  • Games Played: 136
  • Notable Statistics: 136 Games Started
    530 Receptions
    9,656 Receiving Yards
    49 Receiving Touchdowns
    31 Rushing Attempts
    245 Rushing Yards
    1 Rushing Touchdown
    1 Pass Completion
    5 Pass Attempts
    43 Passing Yards
    1 Kick Return
    0 Kick Return Yards
    93 Approximate Value
  • Major Accolades and Awards: First Team All Pro Selection (1981)
    Second Team All Pro Selection (1980, 1982 & 1983)
    Pro Bowl Selection (1978, 1980, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1985)
    Most Yards/Reception (1983 & 1984)
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