Art Monk – Hall of Fame Wide Receiver of the Washington Redskins

Art Monk is one of the reasons why the Redskins Memorabilia shop is what it is – Great memorabilia featuring the authentic autograph of one of the greatest Hall of Famers in football and one of the most talented Washington Redskins players to ever grace the field.

A round one draft pick in 1980, Monk played for the Washington Redskins from 1980 to 1993 before moving on to the New York Jets in 1994 and then the Philadelphia Eagles in 1995, which was the year that he retired from football.


When Monk was recruited by the Washington Redskins, he was quite the pick because he set the rookie record of 58 receptions. In 1984, he did a career best of 106 receptions. The record can go on and on with averaging 100 yards or more in five games and catching eight or more passes in six games. He even produced 1,000 yards or more in three consecutive seasons, which made him the first receiver on the Redskins to ever do so. He also caught over 70 passes in three consecutive seasons, which was another Redskins record to be broken.


Monk was a part of three winning seasons in which the Redskins won the Super Bowl. In his fourteen years with the Redskins, there were only three losing seasons.

In 1984 and 1985, Monk was named an All-NFC choice and in 1986 he was a ufabet มือถือ second-team All-NFC. He also got to play in the pro bowl between 1984 and 1986.

All-in-all, Monk finished his career with 940 receptions, 332 rushing yards, and 68 touchdowns. He was the first player in the NFL to have over 100 receptions in a single season and over 900 receptions.

Hall of Fame

It was on August 2, 2008 that Monk was inducted into the Football Hall of Fame with fellow teammate Darrell Green. During this induction, he received a standing ovation that lasted over four minutes. This is the longest standing ovation for a player to receive in Pro F