Who holds the National Football League (NFL) single-season touchdown reception record as of 2016?
Randy Moss, who was born in February 1977 and played 14 seasons in the National Football League, holds the NFL single-season touchdown reception record with 23, obtained in 2007. On December 29, the Patriots defeated the New York Giants 38–35, finishing their regular season with a perfect 16–0 record. Moss caught two touchdown passes for a total of 23, breaking the single season record of 22 touchdown receptions previously set by Jerry Rice in 12 games in the NFL strike-shortened 1987 season.
During his 2007 season, Randy Moss obtained touchdowns in 13 of 16 games (including 8 multi-touchdown games), nine 100-yard games, and six touchdown receptions of 40 or more yards.