WR Antonio Brown - Pittsburgh Steelers
|5-10, 186||Born: 7-10-1988||College: Central Michigan||Drafted: Round 6|
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Recent Stats and Projections
Recent Game Summaries
2017 Week 10 vs IND (7 / 3 / 47 / 0 rec)
Antonio Brown finished with three receptions for 47 yards. Early second quarter, Brown was open while running down the right sideline, but Ben Roethlisberger was unable to connect for the reception. Brown had only two receptions for 15 yards until very late in the game. He was able to draw multiple pass interference penalties. With 45 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Brown ran a delayed crossing-route for a 32-yard reception. On the play, Brown outran multiple Colts defenders before running out of bounds on the left sideline. This play set up the Steelers game-winning field goal.
2017 Week 8 vs DET (10 / 5 / 70 / 0 rec)
Antonio Brown finished with five receptions for 70 yards. Brown did not complete his first reception, a nine-yard reception, until midway through the second quarter as he often found himself in tight coverage from Darius Slay Jr. A few plays later, Brown ran a deep route down the middle of the field for a 40-yard reception. During the next series on a 3rd and 12, Brown ran a crossing-route for a 13-yard reception. Brown only had one reception during the second half. The wide receiver also had a 9-yard touchdown reception called back after an offensive pass interference penalty.
2017 Week 7 vs CIN (10 / 4 / 65 / 1 rec)
Antonio Brown finished with four receptions for 65 and one touchdown. Two of his receptions came on the opening drive, the first a 16-yard reception off a slant route. Later in the drive on 2nd and goal, Brown ran a quick slant for a seven-yard touchdown reception. On the play, Brown showed his quickness reacting to the pass before the defense could adjust. Brown only had one reception during the second half as the Steelers played with a lead and focused on the running attack.
2017 Week 6 vs KC (10 / 8 / 155 / 1 rec)
Antonio Brown finished with eight receptions for 155 yards and one touchdown. Mid third quarter, Brown ran a slant-and-go and beat his defender for a 30-yard reception. Late fourth quarter on a third and two, Brown ran a switch-route and caught a tipped pass for a 51-yard touchdown reception. On the play, Brown showed amazing concentration to complete the reception with his left hand, while avoiding the Chiefs defenders, before he ran down the left sideline.
2017 Week 5 vs JAX (19 / 10 / 157 / 0 rec)
The squeaky wheel got the grease as Antonio Brown finished with team-leading ten receptions for 157 yards. Brown looked sharp both running his routes and gaining yards after completion. He was quick to his breaks creating space against a tough Jaguars pass defense. On the Steelers first play from scrimmage, Brown ran a go-route for a 49-yard reception. Late fourth quarter, Brown had a 28-yard touchdown reception nullified due to an offensive holding penalty.
2017 Week 4 vs BAL (9 / 4 / 34 / 0 rec)
Antonio Brown was an afterthought with a season-low four receptions for 34 yards. Early second quarter on a third and four, he got behind the defense as he was left uncovered running down the middle of the field. Brown lost his composure on the sidelines after the play by throwing a Gatorade cooler and was seen arguing with offensive coach Todd Haley. Late fourth quarter, Brown was tackled on the one-yard line as he ran a slant for an eight-yard reception. Brown returned punts during the game as Eli Rogers was a healthy inactive after muffing a punt last week in Chicago.
2017 Week 3 vs CHI (14 / 10 / 110 / 1 rec)
Antonio Brown was the Steelers best player as he delivered a workmanlike effort with ten receptions for 110 yards and one touchdown. He made difficult catches look routine throughout the afternoon. Mid second quarter, Brown caught a screen pass for a seven-yard touchdown reception. On the play, Brown caught the pass then quickly accelerated while stretching the ball over the goal line for the score.
2017 Week 2 vs MIN (11 / 5 / 62 / 0 rec)
Antonio Brown found himself locked in a difficult matchup with Vikings elite cornerback Xavier Rhodes for most of the afternoon. Ben Roethlisberger did not shy away from passing to Brown even though he was only moderately successful with five receptions for 62 yards. Late second quarter, Brown ran an out-route for a 12-yard reception. The play was originally ruled incomplete but later reversed as Brown displayed great concentration keeping both feet in-bounds. Mid fourth quarter, Brown ran a crossing route for a 26-yard reception, his longest of the afternoon. It was one of the few plays where Brown was not found in coverage by Rhodes.
2017 Week 1 vs CLE (11 / 11 / 182 / 0 rec)
Antonio Brown was the focal point of the Steelers passing game finishing with 11 receptions on 11 targets for 182 yards. Mid 2nd quarter, Brown ran an out-route for 10-yard reception. Late 2nd quarter, Brown was targeted on three consecutive plays. The first was a 50-yard reception where Brown ran a slant and caught a tipped pass before dashing up the middle of the field. Brown followed that up on the next play by running a drag route for a 11-yard reception. On the following play, Brown caught a short pass and ran for a 19-yard gain. Brown finished the half with 6 receptions for 102 yards. Early 4th quarter on 3rd and 3, Brown caught a short pass for a 9-yard reception. A couple of plays later, Brown found a soft spot in the defense for a 16-yard reception. Mid 4th quarter on 3rd and 4, Brown ran a slant for a 12-yard reception. Brown displayed amazing concentration on the play as the ball was tipped and he completed the reception while a defender was hanging on his arm. Late 4th quarter, Brown ran a crossing-route and came down with a phenomenal 38-yard reception while defended on the right sideline.
Latest NewsSteelers | Antonio Brown dismembers the Titans (Fri Nov 17, 12:02 AM) - Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown caught 10 passes for 144 yards and three touchdowns during the team's 40-17 victory over the Tennessee Titans on Thursday, Nov. 16. Our View: Brown followed his worst game of the year with his best. One of his touchdowns was a David Tyree helmet catch and he finished the first drive of the game with a long score. There's no more valuable receiver in fantasy football than Brown for the fourth straight year.
link to story Steelers | Antonio Brown overshadowed in win (Sun Nov 12, 06:15 PM) - Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown posted three receptions for 47 yards on seven targets in Week 10 against the Indianapolis Colts. Our View: Brown had one of his worst fantasy games of the year or last few years, and in a great matchup. He has another great matchup against Tennessee on Thursday this week and should bounce back.
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