Reggie Wayne becomes 9th WR to reach 1,000 catches

Thomas J. Russo-USA TODAY Sports

A switch in quarterbacks didn't cause Reggie Wayne to miss a step as the Colts receiver joins rare company.

Reggie Wayne joined rare company on Monday night as the Indianapolis Colts receiver became the ninth player in NFL history to amass 1,000 career receptions.

The 1,000-reception club boasts another name familiar to Colts fans: Marvin Harrison, who finished his NFL career with 1,102 receptions. Jerry Rice headlines the group and it seems almost impossible any receiver will surpass his 1,549 receptions.

Wayne is one of two active players in the club, along with Atlanta Falcons tight end Tony Gonzalez, who currently sits second on the all-time list.

The veteran Colts receiver has caught passes from Peyton Manning and now Andrew Luck to lead a charmed life over the last 13 years. Few receivers can boast the same offensive continuity, as Wayne didn't miss a step in the transition at quarterback, totaling 1,355 yards in his first season with Luck at the helm. He is on pace for more than 1,200 yards this season.

Making the 1,000-reception club is a serious accolade, not to be mistaken with the 1,000-yard club -- which has over 500 members. We're looking at you, ESPN.


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