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Yards after the Catch (YAC): 2015 NFL Season

This statistic measures the yards gained after a pass is caught by a receiver. The "yards after the catch" are the yards the receiver runs until he is either tackled down, run out of bounds, scores, or losses the ball.

Players with a high percentage of YAC compared to their total receiving yards are usually (but not always) running backs, or slot receivers because they get the short "screen pass" or "dump pass" and run for the remaining yards.


CHANGE SEASON: 
Yards After Catch (YAC)
RankPlayerTeamPosRecRec YardsYACYAC per Reception
1Danny WoodheadSDRB807557379.2
2Julio JonesATLWR1361,8716795.0
3Theo RiddickDETRB806976458.1
4Antonio BrownPITWR1361,8345874.3
5Jarvis LandryMIAWR1101,1575835.3
6Odell Beckham Jr.NYGWR961,4505816.1
7Rob GronkowskiNETE721,1765497.6
8Golden TateDETWR908135476.1
9Travis KelceKCTE728755367.4
10Demaryius ThomasDENWR1051,3044984.7
11James StarksGBRB4339249311.5
12Charles SimsTBRB515614869.5
13Giovani BernardCINRB494724859.9
14Jordan ReedWASTE879524845.6
15Duke Johnson Jr.CLERB615344737.8
16Larry FitzgeraldARIWR1091,2154694.3
17Mark IngramNORB504054599.2
18Randall CobbGBWR798294485.7
19Lamar MillerMIARB473974469.5
20Devonta FreemanATLRB735784466.1
21Bilal PowellNYJRB473884409.4
22Shane VereenNYGRB594944337.3
23Jordan MatthewsPHIWR859974335.1
24Brandon MarshallNYJWR1091,5024173.8
25Doug BaldwinSEAWR781,0694085.2
26DeMarco MurrayPHIRB443224039.2
27T.Y. HiltonINDWR691,1243885.6
28Darren SprolesPHIRB553883877.0
29Delanie WalkerTENTE941,0883864.1
30Brandin CooksNOWR841,1383854.6
31Amari CooperOAKWR721,0703785.3
32DeAngelo WilliamsPITRB403673779.4
33Emmanuel SandersDENWR761,1353775.0
34Matt ForteCHIRB443893648.3
35Tavon AustinSTLWR524733596.9
36David JohnsonARIRB364573559.9
37Greg OlsenCARTE771,1043514.6
38Willie SneadNOWR699843505.1
39Travis BenjaminCLEWR689663495.1
40Jamison CrowderWASWR596043425.8
41Dion LewisNERB363883379.4
42Martavis BryantPITWR507653356.7
43Gary BarnidgeCLETE791,0433344.2
44Jeremy MaclinKCWR871,0883323.8
45Allen HurnsJAXWR641,0313325.2
46Julian EdelmanNEWR616923255.3
47Javorius AllenBALRB453533237.2
48Zach ErtzPHITE758533214.3
49John BrownARIWR651,0033214.9
50Darren McFaddenDALRB403283198.0
51Allen RobinsonJAXWR801,4003184.0
52Rashad JenningsNYGRB2929631610.9
53Cole BeasleyDALWR525363095.9
54A.J. GreenCINWR861,2973093.6
55Joique BellDETRB2228630814.0
56James WhiteNERB404103007.5
57Stefon DiggsMINWR527202975.7
58Marvin JonesCINWR658162954.5
59Frank GoreINDRB342672938.6
60Anquan BoldinSFWR697892914.2
61LeSean McCoyBUFRB322922909.1
62T.J. YeldonJAXRB362792908.1
63Eric EbronDETTE475372896.1
64Chris IvoryNYJRB302172869.5
65Michael CrabtreeOAKWR859222843.3
66Terrance WilliamsDALWR528402795.4
67Kyle JuszczykBALRB413212756.7
68Calvin JohnsonDETWR881,2142743.1
69Owen DanielsDENTE465172665.8
70Matt JonesWASRB1930426614.0
71Stevie JohnsonSDWR454972665.9
72Donte MoncriefINDWR647332634.1
73James JonesGBWR508902635.3
74Fred JacksonSEARB322572628.2
75Danny AmendolaNEWR656482624.0
76Adrian PetersonMINRB302222628.7
77Melvin GordonSDRB331922617.9
78Steve Smith Sr.BALWR466702585.6
79Latavius MurrayOAKRB412322576.3
80C.J. SpillerNORB342392567.5
81Keenan AllenSDWR677252553.8
82Tyler LockettSEAWR516642524.9
83Brandon LaFellNEWR375152476.7
84Crockett GillmoreBALTE334122477.5
85Benny CunninghamSTLRB262502479.5
86Mike EvansTBWR741,2062463.3
87Rishard MatthewsMIAWR436622465.7
88Charles ClayBUFTE515282444.8
89Charcandrick WestKCRB2021424112.1
90Jeremy LangfordCHIRB2227923910.9
91Marcel ReeceOAKRB302692377.9
92Jason WittenDALTE777132373.1
93Benjamin WatsonNOTE748252373.2
94Doug MartinTBRB332712327.0
95Antonio GatesSDTE566302294.1
96Torrey SmithSFWR336632296.9
97Jimmy GrahamSEATE486052284.8
98Zach MillerCHITE344392276.7
99Ladarius GreenSDTE374292266.1
100Albert WilsonKCWR354512246.4
101Cecil Shorts IIIHOUWR424842245.3
102Isaiah CrowellCLERB1918222311.7
103Jacob TammeATLTE596572223.8
104Eddie LacyGBRB2018822211.1
105Kenny BrittSTLWR366812216.1
106Jermaine KearseSEAWR496852204.5
107Ted Ginn Jr.CARWR447392195.0
108Richard RodgersGBTE585102193.8
109Martellus BennettCHITE534392184.1
110Dexter McClusterTENRB312602167.0
111Heath MillerPITTE605352153.6
112Jared CookSTLTE394812155.5
113Jamaal CharlesKCRB2117721310.1
114Quinton PattonSFWR303942127.1
115Mohamed SanuCINWR333942106.4
116Michael FloydARIWR528492104.0
117Matt AsiataMINRB1913220710.9
118Rueben RandleNYGWR577972073.6
119Ameer AbdullahDETRB251832058.2
120Will TyeNYGTE424642044.9
121Tyler EifertCINTE526152033.9
122Todd GurleySTLRB211882039.7
123Kyle RudolphMINTE494951974.0
124Eddie RoyalCHIWR372381955.3
125Marques ColstonNOWR455201934.3
126Marquess WilsonCHIWR284641936.9
127Jerricho CotcheryCARWR394851914.9
128Kamar AikenBALWR759441902.5
129Alshon JefferyCHIWR548071883.5
130Shaun DraughnCLERB271761876.9
131Eric DeckerNYJWR801,0271842.3
132Vance McDonaldSFTE303261836.1
133Chris ThompsonWASRB352401835.2
134Josh HuffPHIWR273121816.7
135Antonio AndrewsTENRB211741808.6
136Jerick McKinnonMINRB211731808.6
137Brent CelekPHITE273981786.6
138Coby FleenerINDTE544911763.3
139Dontrelle InmanSDWR354861745.0
140DeAndre HopkinsHOUWR1111,5211731.6
141Mike WallaceMINWR394731734.4
142Jarius WrightMINWR344421715.0
143Sammy WatkinsBUFWR601,0471672.8
144Ryan MathewsPHIRB201461658.3
145Marcedes LewisJAXTE1622616210.1
146Kendall WrightTENWR364081624.5
147Nate WashingtonHOUWR476581623.4
148Pierre GarconWASWR727771622.3
149Vernon DavisDENTE383951614.2
150Arian FosterHOURB222271607.3
151Travaris CadetNERB172141599.4
152Markus WheatonPITWR447491593.6
153DeSean JacksonWASWR305281585.3
154Lance DunbarDALRB212151547.3
155Khiry RobinsonNORB171151549.1
156Denard RobinsonJAXRB211641537.3
157De'Anthony ThomasKCWR171401539.0
158Andre JohnsonINDWR415031533.7
159Maxx WilliamsBALTE322681534.8
160Davante AdamsGBWR504831523.0
161Brian HartlineCLEWR465231513.3
162Jeremy ButlerBALWR313631504.8
163Quincy EnunwaNYJWR223151496.8
164Bishop SankeyTENRB1413914910.6
165C.J. AndersonDENRB251831485.9
166Le'Veon BellPITRB241361436.0
167Anthony FasanoTENTE262891425.5
168Branden OliverSDRB1311214210.9
169Mike TolbertCARRB181541427.9
170Tim HightowerNORB1212914111.8
171Jonathan GrimesHOURB261731415.4
172Mychal RiveraOAKTE322801404.4
173Marc MarianiCHIWR223001396.3
174Julius ThomasJAXTE464551373.0
175Robert WoodsBUFWR475521372.9
176Brandon BoldenNERB191801377.2
177Dwayne HarrisNYGWR363961353.8
178Justin ForsettBALRB311531344.3
179Seth RobertsOAKWR324801344.2
180Dorial Green-BeckhamTENWR325491334.2
181Darren FellsARITE213111326.3
182Lance KendricksSTLTE252451305.2
183Clive WalfordOAKTE283291294.6
184Dez BryantDALWR314011284.1
185Harry DouglasTENWR364111283.6
186Andrew HawkinsCLEWR272761264.7
187Adam HumphriesTBWR272601264.7
188Brandon ColemanNOWR304541264.2
189Rhett EllisonMINTE1112412511.4
190Ronnie HillmanDENRB241111255.2
191Bryan WaltersJAXWR323681223.8
192Taylor GabrielCLEWR282411204.3
193Jonathan StewartCARRB16991197.4
194Tre MasonSTLRB18881196.6
195Virgil GreenDENTE121731189.8
196Leonard HankersonATLWR263271174.5
197Devin FunchessCARWR314731163.7
198Fozzy WhittakerCARRB12641159.6
199DeVante ParkerMIAWR264941144.4
200Taiwan JonesOAKRB710611416.3
201Vincent JacksonTBWR335431133.4
202Javontee HerndonSDWR241951124.7
203Bruce EllingtonSFWR131531118.5
204Roddy WhiteATLWR435061112.6
205Kenny StillsMIAWR274401104.1
206Donald BrownSDRB88811013.8
207Chris HoganBUFWR364501093.0
208Nick WilliamsATLWR171591076.3
209Luke WillsonSEATE172131066.2
210Ryan GriffinHOUTE202511035.2
211Brice ButlerDALWR122581028.5
212Bennie FowlerDENWR162031026.4
213Bruce MillerSFRB1013510010.0
214DuJuan HarrisSFRB99710011.1
215Ty MontgomeryGBWR15136996.6
216Nick BoyleBALTE18153995.5
217Damien WilliamsMIARB21142984.7
218Marqise LeeJAXWR15191986.5
219Malcom FloydSDWR30561963.2
220Austin Seferian-JenkinsTBTE21338964.6
221Nelson AgholorPHIWR23283954.1
222Blake BellSFTE15186946.3
223Garrett CelekSFTE19186934.9
224Jeremy KerleyNYJWR16152925.8
225Ryan GrantWASWR23268914.0
226Percy HarvinBUFWR19218914.8
227Corey BrownCARWR31447872.8
228Jeremy HillCINRB1579875.8
229Marshawn LynchSEARB1380876.7
230Roy Helu Jr.OAKRB975869.6
231Jay AjayiMIARB7908512.1
232Cooper HelfetSEATE13130856.5
233Zach LineMINRB6958414.0
234Andre EllingtonARIRB15148835.5
235Zac StacyNYJRB965819.0
236Joseph RandleDALRB1086818.1
237Derek CarrierWASTE17141804.7
238Dion SimsMIATE18127804.4
239Jordan CameronMIATE35386782.2
240Thomas RawlsSEARB976788.7
241Larry DonnellNYGTE29223772.7
242James HannaDALTE979778.6
243Tyler KroftCINTE11129756.8
244Jordan NorwoodDENWR22207743.4
245Jermaine GreshamARITE18223744.1
246Darrius Heyward-BeyPITWR21314723.4
247Josh HillNOTE16120724.5
248Alfred BlueHOURB15109704.7
249Juwan ThompsonDENRB6517011.7
250Keshawn MartinNEWR24269702.9
251Jeremy RossOAKWR988707.8
252C.J. FiedorowiczHOUTE17167704.1
253Riley CooperPHIWR21327693.3
254Jamize OlawaleOAKRB984697.7
255Kenbrell ThompkinsNYJWR17165684.0
256Chris JohnsonARIRB6586811.3
257Miles AustinPHIWR13224665.1
258Stedman BaileySTLWR12182665.5
259Chris ConleyKCWR17199663.9
260Chris PolkHOURB16109654.1
261Justin HardyATLWR21194653.1
262Lee SmithOAKTE1270655.4
263Joshua BellamyCHIWR19224653.4
264Carlos HydeSFRB1153655.9
265Cameron Artis-PayneCARRB5586412.8
266Pierre ThomasSFRB984647.1
267Greg JenningsMIAWR19208633.3
268Ryan HewittCINTE899637.9
269Dwayne AllenINDTE16109623.9
270John KuhnGBRB6566210.3
271Terron WardATLRB973616.8
272Scott ChandlerNETE23259612.7
273Jonas GrayMIARB776618.7
274James O'ShaughnessyKCTE6876010.0
275Lance MooreDETWR29337602.1
276Phillip DorsettINDWR18225593.3
277Rashad RossWASWR8184597.4
278Ahmad BradshawINDRB1064585.8
279Kendall GaskinsSFRB869577.1
280Jaelen StrongHOUWR14161574.1
281Chris GivensSTLWR20353572.9
282Jack DoyleINDTE1272564.7
283Rashad GreeneJAXWR1993562.9
284Clay HarborJAXTE14149553.9
285J.J. NelsonARIWR11299555.0
286Jason AvantKCWR15119543.6
287Akeem HuntHOURB639549.0
288Chris GraggBUFTE12150534.4
289Tony MoeakiATLTE3585317.7
290Griff WhalenINDWR19205532.8
291Cameron BrateTBTE23288532.3
292Jeff CumberlandNYJTE5775310.6
293Patrick DiMarcoATLRB13110524.0
294Karlos WilliamsBUFRB1196524.7
295Tyrell WilliamsSDWR2905125.5
296Adam ThielenMINWR12144514.3
297MyCole PruittMINTE1089515.1
298Zurlon TiptonINDRB557499.8
299Kenjon BarnerPHIRB922495.4
300Wes WelkerSTLWR13102483.7
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