The vertical game has always been a staple of the Raiders offensive attack and many receivers have turned in impressive efforts over the years. Check out this Top 10 list of regular season receiving yardage performances.
|1.||Art Powell hauled in 10 passes for Raiders franchise records of 247 yards and four TDs in a 52-49 thriller against the Houston Oilers on 12-22-63. He caught a game-high 80 yard TD pass as well as a game-tying 22 yard TD in the 4th.|
|2.||On 10-8-65, Art Powell caught a franchise high 11 passes for 206 yards and two TDs against the Boston Patriots in a 24-10 win. His yards receiving amounted to second-most on the franchise all-time list.|
|3.||Against the Denver Broncos on 10-11-70, Warren Wells recorded seven catches for 198 yards and three TDs. The Raiders won the game 35-23 with Wells contributing a go-ahead 20-yard TD in the 4th.|
Wide receiver Jessie Hester registered four catches for 193 yards and two scores on 11-30-86 against the Philadelphia Eagles. His 48.3 yards per reception was the second-highest in franchise history.
|5.||The New York Jets witnessed WR Tim Brown amass 11 receptions for 190 yards and one TD on 10-24-99. He caught a 45-yard TD pass in the 24-23 victory.|
|6.||On 12-5-93, Tim Brown recorded 10 receptions for 183 yards and a score in a 25-24 victory over the Buffalo Bills. His receptions included a game-winning 29-yard TD in the 4th.|
|7.||Art Powell appears on this Top 10 list once again with his seven-reception, 181-yard and one-TD performance in a 24-13 victory over the Houston Oilers on 9-7-63. His catches included a game-high 85-yard TD.|
|8.||Against the Indianapolis Colts on 12-21-86, Rod Barksdale hauled in six passes for 179 yards.|
|9.||Tim Brown totaled 11 catches for 173 yards and two TDs in a 1-2-94 (1993 season) game against the Denver Broncos. The Raiders won the contest 33-30 in overtime.|
|10.||Rounding out the list, running back Marcus Allen with his four-catch, 173-yard, one-TD performance against the Seattle Seahawks on 10-7-84. He caught the go-ahead 58-yard TD pass in the 4th quarter of this 28-14 win.|