Originally Posted by Fearsome Forehand
There is a long list of great WR's. Hard to see definitively who is/was the greatest. Impossible to compare players from different eras. Same deal as in tennis.
If you compare them by the same position(receiver) they play, I don't see why not. You put any receivers in Rice's era and and situation, no way anyone of them are going to racked up those mind boggling numbers.
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