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Yards after the Catch (YAC): 2016 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
1Le'Veon BellPITRB756166859.1
2David JohnsonARIRB808796598.2
3Travis KelceKCTE851,1256537.7
4Golden TateDETWR911,0776357.0
5Jarvis LandryMIAWR941,1366346.7
6James WhiteNERB605515409.0
7Odell Beckham Jr.NYGWR1011,3675185.1
8Julian EdelmanNEWR981,1065055.2
9Michael ThomasNOWR921,1374745.2
10Tyrell WilliamsSDWR691,0594686.8
11Amari CooperOAKWR831,1534665.6
12Doug BaldwinSEAWR941,1284654.9
13Devonta FreemanATLRB544624378.1
14Melvin GordonSDRB4141943210.5
15Duke Johnson Jr.CLERB535144308.1
16Darren SprolesPHIRB524274258.2
17Julio JonesATLWR831,4094235.1
18Mike WallaceBALWR721,0174235.9
19Bilal PowellNYJRB583884147.1
20Martellus BennettNETE557014107.5
21LeSean McCoyBUFRB503564058.1
22Adam HumphriesTBWR556224027.3
23Ezekiel ElliottDALRB3236340112.5
24Davante AdamsGBWR759974015.3
25Spencer WareKCRB3344739411.9
26Tevin ColemanATLRB3142139212.6
27Theo RiddickDETRB533713897.3
28Antonio BrownPITWR1061,2843873.7
29Jamison CrowderWASWR678473865.8
30Willie SneadNOWR728953835.3
31Cole BeasleyDALWR758333815.1
32Quincy EnunwaNYJWR588573786.5
33Greg OlsenCARTE801,0733764.7
34DeMarco MurrayTENRB533773747.1
35Brandin CooksNOWR781,1733714.8
36T.J. YeldonJAXRB503123667.3
37Pierre GarconWASWR791,0413614.6
38Larry FitzgeraldARIWR1071,0233603.4
39Randall CobbGBWR606103555.9
40Marqise LeeJAXWR638513545.6
41Kyle RudolphMINTE838403534.3
42Isaiah CrowellCLERB403193438.6
43Mark IngramNORB463193427.4
44Jordy NelsonGBWR971,2573403.5
45Ty MontgomeryGBRB443483397.7
46T.Y. HiltonINDWR911,4483383.7
47Demaryius ThomasDENWR901,0833363.7
48Brandon LaFellCINWR648623305.2
49Jordan HowardCHIRB2929832811.3
50Stefon DiggsMINWR849033263.9
51Cordarrelle PattersonMINWR524533226.2
52Jimmy GrahamSEATE659233204.9
53Adam ThielenMINWR699673174.6
54Dennis PittaBALTE867293153.7
55Kenny BrittLAWR681,0023054.5
56Frank GoreINDRB382772947.7
57Latavius MurrayOAKRB332642908.8
58Tyreek HillKCWR615932884.7
59Todd GurleyLARB433272876.7
60DeSean JacksonWASWR561,0052875.1
61Cameron MeredithCHIWR668882874.3
62Matt ForteNYJRB302632879.6
63Jerick McKinnonMINRB432552866.7
64Mohamed SanuATLWR596532864.8
65Matt AsiataMINRB322632818.8
66Steve Smith Sr.BALWR707992804.0
67A.J. GreenCINWR669642804.2
68Rashad JenningsNYGRB352012798.0
69Taylor GabrielATLWR355792787.9
70Eric EbronDETTE617112764.5
71Tavon AustinLAWR585092734.7
72Zach ErtzPHITE788162723.5
73Delanie WalkerTENTE658002694.1
74Lance KendricksLATE504992685.4
75Devontae BookerDENRB312652658.5
76Giovani BernardCINRB393362606.7
77Emmanuel SandersDENWR791,0322593.3
78Sterling ShepardNYGWR656832563.9
79Jordan MatthewsPHIWR738042563.5
80Jason WittenDALTE696732543.7
81Chris ThompsonWASRB493492545.2
82Terrance WestBALRB342362547.5
83Fozzy WhittakerCARRB2522625110.0
84Chris HoganNEWR386802496.6
85DeAndre HopkinsHOUWR789542483.2
86Michael CrabtreeOAKWR891,0032482.8
87Travis BenjaminSDWR476772475.3
88Jordan ReedWASTE666862463.7
89DeVante ParkerMIAWR567442464.4
90Jack DoyleINDTE595842384.0
91Kelvin BenjaminCARWR639412383.8
92Dontrelle InmanSDWR588102374.1
93Marvin Jones Jr.DETWR559302374.3
94Zach MillerCHITE474862365.0
95Rob GronkowskiNETE255402349.4
96Tyler LockettSEAWR415972325.7
97Vernon DavisWASTE445832315.3
98Will Fuller VHOUWR476352304.9
99Kyle JuszczykBALRB372662286.2
100Gary BarnidgeCLETE556122224.0
101Robert TurbinINDRB261792198.4
102Eli RogersPITWR485942184.5
103Anquan BoldinDETWR675842183.3
104Allen HurnsJAXWR354772146.1
105Tyler BoydCINWR546032133.9
106Tim HightowerNORB222002139.7
107Alshon JefferyCHIWR528212124.1
108Jeremy KerleySFWR646672123.3
109Vance McDonaldSFTE243912108.8
110Damien WilliamsMIARB232492099.1
111Coby FleenerNOTE506312084.2
112Charcandrick WestKCRB281882057.3
113C.J. FiedorowiczHOUTE545592053.8
114Travaris CadetNORB402812045.1
115Zach ZennerDETRB1819620411.3
116Quinton PattonSFWR374082035.5
117Victor CruzNYGWR395862005.1
118Will TyeNYGTE483951994.1
119Rishard MatthewsTENWR659451983.0
120Seth RobertsOAKWR383971985.2
121Eddie RoyalCHIWR333691976.0
122Antonio GatesSDTE535481953.7
123Charles ClayBUFTE575521953.4
124Allen RobinsonJAXWR738831942.7
125Kenneth DixonBALRB301621926.4
126Terrelle Pryor Sr.CLEWR771,0071892.5
127Shaun DraughnSFRB292631886.5
128Lamar MillerHOURB311881866.0
129Brandon MarshallNYJWR597881863.2
130Ted Ginn Jr.CARWR547521833.4
131Chris IvoryJAXRB201861839.2
132Bobby RaineyNYGRB201531829.1
133Charles SimsTBRB241901817.5
134Paul PerkinsNYGRB1516218012.0
135Kenny StillsMIAWR427261794.3
136Brian QuickLAWR415641784.3
137Breshad PerrimanBALWR334991755.3
138Jamize OlawaleOAKRB1222717314.4
139Hunter HenrySDTE364781714.8
140Jeremy HillCINRB211741698.0
141Mike EvansTBWR961,3211691.8
142Jalen RichardOAKRB291941695.8
143James StarksGBRB191341658.7
144Josh FergusonINDRB201361648.2
145Chris ConleyKCWR445301613.7
146Terrance WilliamsDALWR445941593.6
147Malcolm MitchellNEWR324011595.0
148Jared CookGBTE303771585.3
149Albert WilsonKCWR312791575.1
150Ryan GriffinHOUTE504421573.1
151Phillip DorsettINDWR335281564.7
152Carlos HydeSFRB271631545.7
153Levine ToiloloATLTE1326415111.6
154Rex BurkheadCINRB171451508.8
155Dorial Green-BeckhamPHIWR363921494.1
156J.J. NelsonARIWR345681434.2
157Dez BryantDALWR507961422.8
158Tyler EifertCINTE293941424.9
159Jermaine KearseSEAWR415101403.4
160Jeremy LangfordCHIRB191421407.4
161Jeremy MaclinKCWR445361393.2
162Jermaine GreshamARITE373911383.7
163Erik SwoopeINDTE152971389.2
164Trey BurtonPHITE373271353.6
165Derrick HenryTENRB1313713410.3
166Cameron BrateTBTE576601342.4
167Jay AjayiMIARB271511345.0
168Dion SimsMIATE262561325.1
169Robert WoodsBUFWR516131302.5
170C.J. ProsiseSEARB172081287.5
171Clive WalfordOAKTE333591273.8
172Christine MichaelGBRB221071275.8
173Robby AndersonNYJWR425871273.0
174DeAndre WashingtonOAKRB171151267.4
175Sammie CoatesPITWR214351266.0
176Josh HuffPHIWR161131257.8
177Cody CoreCINWR172001247.3
178DuJuan HarrisSFRB811512415.5
179Kendall WrightTENWR294161244.3
180DeAngelo WilliamsPITRB181181236.8
181Corey BrownCARWR272761214.5
182C.J. AndersonDENRB161281207.5
183Jesse JamesPITTE393381193.1
184Andrew HawkinsCLEWR333241163.5
185Ryan MathewsPHIRB131151148.8
186Garrett CelekSFTE293501143.9
187Marcedes LewisJAXTE201691145.7
188Nelson AgholorPHIWR363651133.1
189Doug MartinTBRB141341107.9
190John BrownARIWR395171092.8
191Richard RodgersGBTE302711073.6
192Dwayne AllenINDTE354061063.0
193Kamar AikenBALWR293281053.6
194Virgil GreenDENTE222371014.6
195Ronnie HillmanMINRB79310114.4
196Devin FunchessCARWR233711004.3
197Julius ThomasJAXTE30281993.3
198Bryan WaltersJAXWR24231984.1
199Justin ForsettDENRB2085984.9
200Jacob TammeATLTE22210964.4
201Kenneth FarrowSDRB1370957.3
202Brent CelekPHITE14155946.7
203Ladarius GreenPITTE18304945.2
204Ricardo LouisCLEWR18205935.2
205Tajae SharpeTENWR41522932.3
206Jacquizz RodgersTBRB1398937.2
207Thomas RawlsSEARB1396937.2
208Josh HillNOTE15149926.1
209Shane VereenNYGRB1194918.3
210Paul RichardsonSEAWR21288914.3
211C.J. UzomahCINTE25234913.6
212Darren FellsARITE14154906.4
213Lance DunbarDALRB16122895.6
214Mike TolbertCARRB1072898.9
215Dion LewisNERB1794855.0
216Corey ColemanCLEWR33413852.6
217Antone SmithTBRB6778414.0
218Austin HooperATLTE19271844.4
219Aldrick RobinsonATLWR20323834.2
220Kapri BibbsDENRB2758341.5
221Alex CollinsSEARB1184827.5
222MarQueis GrayMIATE14174825.9
223Marquise GoodwinBUFWR29431822.8
224Jonathan GrimesHOURB1394816.2
225Benny CunninghamLARB1691805.0
226Jordan NorwoodDENWR21232793.8
227Rob KelleyWASRB1282786.5
228Rod StreaterSFWR18191774.3
229Jordan TaylorDENWR16209774.8
230Russell ShepardTBWR23341773.3
231Andre EllingtonARIRB1285766.3
232Charone PeakeNYJWR19186764.0
233Dwayne WashingtonDETRB1062767.6
234Charles JohnsonMINWR20232733.7
235Luke WillsonSEATE15129724.8
236Jonathan StewartCARRB860729.0
237Jerell AdamsNYGTE16122724.5
238Arian FosterMIARB6787212.0
239Pharoh CooperLAWR14106715.1
240Kenyan DrakeMIARB946697.7
241Jeff HeuermanDENTE9141697.7
242Mychal RiveraOAKTE18192673.7
243Harry DouglasTENWR15210674.5
244Joshua BellamyCHIWR19282663.5
245Ed DicksonCARTE10134666.6
246Danny AmendolaNEWR23243652.8
247Derek WattSDRB4836315.8
248Bennie FowlerDENWR11145635.7
249Kevin WhiteCHIWR19187633.3
250Neal SterlingJAXTE12110625.2
251Ka'Deem CareyCHIRB5556112.2
252Taiwan JonesOAKRB4436015.0
253Michael FloydNEWR37488601.6
254Ameer AbdullahDETRB5575911.8
255Justin HardyATLWR21203582.8
256Malcolm JohnsonCLERB5445811.6
257Donte MoncriefINDWR30307581.9
258Torrey SmithSFWR20267582.9
259Brandon ColemanNOWR26281582.2
260Jaron BrownARIWR11187575.2
261Matt JonesWASRB873567.0
262Arrelious BennJAXWR51165611.2
263Andre RobertsDETWR14188553.9
264David JohnsonPITTE780547.7
265Chester RogersINDWR19273542.8
266Braxton MillerHOUWR1599543.6
267Brandon TateBUFWR8117536.6
268Paul TurnerPHIWR9126535.9
269Chris HarperSFWR13133524.0
270John KuhnNORB1670523.3
271A.J. DerbyDENTE16160523.3
272Kenjon BarnerPHIRB5425110.2
273Daniel BrownCHITE16124513.2
274Wendell SmallwoodPHIRB655518.5
275Phillip SupernawTENTE4625112.8
276Ben KoyackJAXTE19161502.6
277Geoff SwaimDALTE669498.2
278Dexter McClusterSDRB736486.9
279Jalin MarshallNYJWR14162473.4
280LeGarrette BlountNERB738466.6
281Seth DeValveCLETE10127464.6
282Mike GillisleeBUFRB950465.1
283Reggie BushBUFRB790456.4
284Geronimo AllisonGBWR12202443.7
285Dominique JonesMIATE761446.3
286Demetrius HarrisKCTE17123442.6
287Aaron BurbridgeSFWR788446.3
288Marquess WilsonCHIWR9160444.9
289Nick O'LearyBUFTE9114444.9
290Fitzgerald ToussaintPITRB3334414.7
291Xavier GrimblePITTE11118433.9
292Walt PowellBUFWR14142433.1
293James WrightCINWR13106423.2
294Stephen AndersonHOUTE1193413.7
295Malcolm BrownLARB3464113.7
296Anthony FasanoTENTE883415.1
297Eddie LacyGBRB4284110.3
298Nick WilliamsATLWR559408.0
299Rhett EllisonMINTE957394.3
300Deonte ThompsonCHIWR22249391.8
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