Who is the best?

It's not a big rivalry game by description, but when the Denver Broncos visit the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, two of the rivals on the field will want to prove they're the best – just as they have been among the five best at their position the past five years.

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It will be the NFL leader in receptions in 2001 – wide receiver ROD SMITH of the Broncos (113) – against the wideout who topped the league in touchdown catches, TERRELL OWENS (16).  Since 1998, Smith and Owens have ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, in the NFL in receiving yards:  

YARD-MAKERS

Receiver

Yards

Jimmy Smith, Jacksonville

5,558

Marvin Harrison, Indianapolis

5.410

Randy Moss, Minnesota

5,274

Rod Smith, Denver

5.234

Terrell Owens, San Francisco

4,756


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