We all know that Dwayne Bowe's number as of late have been staggering: 14 Touchdowns, 58 Receptions, 885 Yards, and 0 Fumbles in 11-games played this year. Is Dwayne Bowe a legitimate threat to the TD Receiving History? More after the jump.
The following table shows the Top 5 Season TD Reception Wide Receivers.
|Rank||Player (age), + - HOFer, Bold - Active||TD||Year||Teams|
|1.||Randy Moss (30)||23||2007||NWE|
|2.||Jerry Rice+ (25)||22||1987||SFO|
|3.||Sterling Sharpe (29)||18||1994||GNB|
|Mark Clayton (23)||18||1984||MIA|
|5.||Jerry Rice+ (27)||17||1989||SFO|
|Carl Pickens (25)||17||1995||CIN|
|Cris Carter (30)||17||1995||MIN|
|Bill Groman (25)||17||1961||HOU|
|Randy Moss (21)||17||1998||MIN|
|Elroy Hirsch+ (28)||17||1951||RAM|
|Don Hutson+ (29)||17||1942||GNB|
|Randy Moss (26)||17||2003||MIN|
Three more TD receptions puts Bowe into the TOP 5 and puts him along side great wide receivers like Chris Carter, Randy Moss, and Jerry Rice.
Four more TD receptions puts Bowe into 3rd all time in single-season TD receptions.
Bowe needs 9 TDs to tie and 10 TDs to break the single-season record set by Randy Moss in 2007 , who at the time was 30-years of age. To attain the record Bowe would have to catch 2-TDs per game in the regular season. Is Dwayne Bowe chasing history?