Patriots Rob Gronkowski Tied for Second in All-Time Playoff TD Receptions
By Chris Malumphy
The STATHEAD newsletter published a list of players with 10 or more TD receptions in the playoffs. I've added their career regular season stats to see who made most of their reputation via playoff production. The Patriots Rob Gronkowski, the only active player on the list in this year's playoffs, has a chance to move into sole possession of second place behind Jerry Rice in playoff touchdown receptions. Gronk is currently tied with the Steelers' John Stallworth.
Stallworth had 16% of his overall career touchdown receptions come in the playoffs, the most of any player on the list. Former Packer and Eagle Antonio Freeman is second with 14.1%. The Cardinals' Larry Fitzgerald (7.9%) and ex Viking, Raider, Patriot, Titan and 49ers (phew!) Randy Moss (6.0%) had the fewest percentage of their overall career touchdown receptions in the playoffs.
Of the non-active players on the list, only Antonio Freeman and ex-Steeler Hines Ward are not in the Hall of Fame.
|Players with 10 or More Touchdown Receptions in Playoffs|
(Entering Divisional Round of 2018 Season Playoffs)
|Name||Playoffs||Regular Season||Playoff Percentage|
|* Hall of Famers|