The 10 All-Time NFL Reception Leaders

Witten's 1000th reception came against the Redskins on Monday night (image: thesportsresource.com)

Witten’s 1000th reception came against the Redskins on Monday night (image: thesportsresource.com)

Dallas Cowboys tight end Jason Witten this week passed the magic 1,000 receptions mark in his NFL career thanks to a catch reeled in during his side’s dramatic victory over the Washington Redskins in Monday Night Football.

That put Witten in exulted company in the history of the league, with only a handful of players having achieved the feat since the creation of the NFL. There had only been one tight end before Witten to breach the 1,000 catch barrier but where does the Cowboy’s 1,003 total career receptions to date place him on the all-time receptions list? You’ll just have to read on to find out.