It will be very difficult to keep Colts receiver Reggie Wayne out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Only eight other men have reached the milestone Wayne passed on Monday night. Wayne got the 1,000th reception of his career against the Chargers.
The other eight players in the 1,000-catch club: Jerry Rice, Tony Gonzalez, Marvin Harrison, Cris Carter, Tim Brown, Terrell Owens, Isaac Bruce and Hines Ward. That's quite the list.
While Rice's 1,549 catches is probably out of reach, Wayne should have a good shot at getting to at least third place on the list before he retires. Gonzalez is second with 1,275, but Wayne's former teammate Harrison is third at 1,102. Wayne, who is 34, had 106 receptions last season and has 33 through six games this season. The way Wayne is playing, passing Gonzalez for second place all-time might not even be entirely out of the question.
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