Best of the Packers: Top 10 wide receivers since 1960

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7. Max McGee (1954-67)

The Green Bay Packers selected Tulane wide receiver Max McGee in the fifth round of the 1954 NFL Draft and he spent 12 seasons in Green Bay.

He had 36 catches for 614 yards and nine touchdowns as a rookie in 1954, while also the punting chores for the team, leading the NFL with 2,999 punting yards that season.

McGee missed the 1955 and 1956 seasons while serving as a pilot in the U.S. Air Force, returning in 1957.

He led the NFL with 23.2 yards per reception in 1959, also leading the league with 64 punts and 2,716 punting yards that year.

McGee made his only Pro Bowl in 1961 when he set career highs with 51 catches and 883 receiving yards as the Packers won the NFL championship.

In 1966, the 34-year-old was a seldom-used reserve, with just four receptions during the regular season. But forced into service in the Super Bowl against the Kansas City Chiefs after Bowd Dowler was injured, he made seven grabs for 138 yards and two touchdowns, including the first touchdown in Super Bowl history.

He retired after the 1967 season, finishing with 345 receptions for 6,346 yards and 50 touchdowns. He also averaged 41.6 yards on 256 career punts.

McGee is 10th in Packers history with 345 receptions, eighth with 6,346 receiving yards, sixth with 50 touchdown grabs and third with an average of 18.4 yards per catch.

Inducted into the Packers Hall of Fame in 1975, McGee died from injuries sustained in a fall from his roof in October 2007 at the age of 75.

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