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Art Monk, Charley Taylor Check In On Greatest Pass Catchers List

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Among the countless reasons Art Monk and Charley Taylor are among the best wide receivers not only in Washington Redskins history, but in the NFL's time, is because of the fact they could catch almost anything.

Throw the ball anywhere in their vicinity, and both would come down with the catch. recently released a list of their top 16 greatest pass catchers in NFL history and both Pro Football Hall of Famers made the list.

Monk, who checks in at No. 15, played his first 14 NFL seasons with the Redskins after being drafted by the organization in the first-round of the 1980 draft.

He's the franchise's all-time leader in receptions (888) and receiving yards (12,026) while also hauling in 65 touchdowns, second most to Taylor who is No. 10 on's list.

Drafted by the Redskins in the first round of the 1964 NFL Draft, Taylor would play his entire 13-year career in Washington.

He led the National Football League in receiving in both 1966 and 1967, and caught more than 50 passes in a record-tying seven campaigns. He ranks second all-time in career receptions in Redskins history with 649.

Taylor finished his career with 9,110 receiving yards and 79 touchdown catches.

In 1984, he was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.




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