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Week 1 vs. SF
Receiving: 3 / 54 / 0 on 6 targets
Breaston had the day's longest catch of 40 yards, when Warner hit the receiver down the right side line on a third down and seven. Breaston was pushed out at the one yard line. Breaston also returned kick offs for the Cardinals.
Week 2 vs. MIA
Rushing: 1 / 4 / 0
Receiving: 1 / 18 / 0 on 3 targets
Breaston caught one ball for 18 yards on a slant route, but also ran the ball once (four yards) and returns punts and kickoffs.
Week 3 vs. WAS
Receiving: 0 / 0 / 0 on 3 targets
The third wide receiver was held without a catch on the game. Breaston was in the line up in all sets that featured three or four receivers. Breaston was targeted twice; both were deep throws in the post. One of the targets ended up being intercepted and returned deep into Cardinals' territory. This turnover led to a Washington touchdown two plays later.
Week 4 vs. NYJ
Receiving: 9 / 122 / 0 on 10 targets
Breaston filled the third wide receiver spot and continued to show improvement, as he caught nine balls for 122 yards on 11 targets, and had two receptions that could have been scores had he been able to break tackles inside the two yard line. He was brought down at the two yard line and the one yard line on two plays that could have been scores. He was targeted three times on third downs and was targeted deep a number of times.
Week 5 vs. BUF
Receiving: 7 / 77 / 0 on 8 targets
Breaston played well, running precise short routes and a few intermediate routes. He caught the ball well, and ran hard after the catch, showing good skills in traffic. The only pass he did not catch was thrown too high, and he seemed to have Warner's confidence, as the ball came his way when he broke open. Breaston was also targeted twice in the red zone, once inside the five yard line where he was stopped two yards from the end zone.
Week 6 vs. DAL
Receiving: 8 / 102 / 1 on 9 targets
Steve Breaston had a career game, with 102 yards receiving and one touchdown. He was Warner's main target as the Dallas defense worked to take Larry Fitzgerald out of the offense. Breaston was able to catch passes no matter if he was open or well covered. He was helped out by a quarterback who had the ability to place passes in spots where only he could catch them on those instances where he was well covered.
Week 8 vs. CAR
Receiving: 9 / 91 / 0 on 14 targets
Breaston had a nice game finishing with nine catches for 91 yards, but was also held without a touchdown. Breaston has found a place in this offense and his catches were mainly short out routes or underneath the linebackers.
Week 9 vs. STL
Receiving: 2 / 39 / 0 on 4 targets
Breaston had his lowest output in some time catching only two balls for 39 yards.
Week 10 vs. SF
Receiving: 7 / 121 / 0 on 8 targets
Breaston was targeted early and often when the 49ers were focusing on Fitzgerald and Boldin. He caught seven of the eight balls thrown his way for 121 yards including a beautiful deep catch for 46 yards. Kurt Warner seemed to target him to soften the coverage for the other receivers, and Breaston proved he could handle the load and soften the secondary.
Week 11 vs. SEA
Receiving: 2 / 15 / 0 on 3 targets
Breaston had an unusually quite game with only two receptions for 15 yards. He continues to return punts and kick offs for the Cardinals offense.
Week 12 vs. NYG
Rushing: 1 / 4 / 0
Receiving: 6 / 86 / 0 on 9 targets
Breaston caught six balls for 86 yards with a long catch of 32 yards. He caught most of his balls over the middle, but was targeted deep twice. His rush was a direct snap from the center.
Week 13 vs. PHI
Receiving: 6 / 45 / 1 on 10 targets
Breaston was every bit as involved as the stars, Larry Fitzgerald and Anquan Boldin. He had just two fewer targets than Boldin, and one more than Fitzgerald. His first catch of the game was a fantastic leaping grab along the right sideline early on. Breaston caught a late third quarter touchdown that pulled Arizona to within 34-13. On the play, CB Lito Sheppard left Breaston a ton of room in front. He took advantage by running a curl, and Warner found him with a quick strike right at the edge of the goal line. It was debatable at first whether Breaston had crossed the plane, but replays confirmed that he had.
Week 14 vs. STL
Receiving: 7 / 90 / 0 on 8 targets
Breaston was the game's leading receiver with 90 yards on seven catches. His longest catch was a 58 yard effort deep up the middle. Breaston did have an 18 yard catch called back that would have put him over the century mark for the game.
Week 15 vs. MIN
Receiving: 4 / 46 / 0 on 8 targets
Breaston caught four balls for 46 yards with a long catch of 23 yards. He was targeted deep once. He added another 32 yards on punt returns.
Week 16 vs. NE
Receiving: 1 / 6 / 0 on 3 targets
Breaston could only come up with one catch for six yards.
Week 17 vs. SEA
Receiving: 5 / 91 / 1 on 7 targets
Breaston started slowly and scored a 14 yard touchdown on his first catch. His stats were aided late in fourth quarter when Leinart hit him on long passes to ensure Breaston's first 1000 yard season. His longest catch was 35 yards on the day.
Week 18 vs. ATL
Rushing: 1 / -8 / 0
Receiving: 2 / 39 / 0 on 3 targets
While he played the entire game, all of his targets came in the second half after Boldin left the game. He also carried a poorly conceived reverse in the fourth quarter, with Arizona needing one more first down to ice the victory, and was promptly dropped for an eight yard loss by John Abraham.
Week 19 vs. CAR
Receiving: 4 / 28 / 0 on 5 targets
While technically Boldin's replacement, Breaston saw limited action as Warner utilized eight different receivers and the running game took over the second half of the game. Still, he gained over 1,000 yards this season and is a key component in the Arizona aerial attack.
Week 20 vs. PHI
Receiving: 1 / 10 / 0 on 1 targets
Breaston caught a ten yard pass in the second quarter.
Week 21 vs. PIT
With Pittsburgh blanketing both Fitzgerald and Boldin early in the game and the pass rush pressuring Warner, Breaston caught six passes for 71 yards. Most were short passes but he had one long gain of 23 yards. He is a valuable WR3 and caught 77 passes for over 1,000 yards during the regular season.