WR JuJu Smith-Schuster - Pittsburgh Steelers
|6-1, 215||Born: 11-22-1996||College: Southern California||Drafted: Round 2, pick 2017|
Week 7: bye week
Recent Stats and Projections
Weekly Performance vs WR 1, WR 12, WR 24, WR 36
JuJu Smith-Schuster's percentile rank in each category, among WR with more than 50 fantasy points.
Recent Game Summaries
2018 Week 6 vs CIN (10 / 7 / 111 / 0 rec)
JuJu is the perfect compliment to Antonio Brown. He can win against man coverage and can do the dirty work. JuJu's best catch of the game came when he was matched up with Darqueze Dennard and JuJu stole the ball from Denard. JuJu was ruled down by his helmet at the one-yard line after seemingly slide in for a touchdown. JuJu had another touchdown grab broken up in the endzone by a Bengals defensive back.
2018 Week 5 vs ATL (4 / 4 / 34 / 1 rec)
Relatively quiet game for JuJu today. In fact, all four of JuJu's targets came in the first half of the game and before a false start penalty. Luckily JuJu was efficient and did his damage early by catching an early high-pointing touchdown between two defenders.
2018 Week 4 vs BAL (11 / 4 / 60 / 0 rec)
One of the quietest 11 target games ever witnessed. Smith-Schuster was providing the only spark for the Steelers early. Working from the slot and on a play action pass over the middle, Ben Roethlisberger dropped ball over the defender with excellent placement. JuJu followed up with a near touchdown which was in his hands and broken up by a defender. Shortly after JuJu left the game with an undisclosed injury. Of JuJu's 11 targets only three of them came in the second half. Stay tuned for injury updates on JuJu.
2018 Week 3 vs TB (11 / 9 / 116 / 0 rec)
JuJu was again Roethlisberger's go-to-receiver for the second week in a row and spent a lot of his time working out of the slot. Smith-Schuster caught a shallow crossing route against zone coverage for a big gain. During the last two minutes of the first half JuJu caught two passes and almost a third for a touchdown. The almost touchdown grab was broken up by the defender.
2018 Week 2 vs KC (19 / 13 / 121 / 1 rec)
It is hard to imagine Ben Roethlisberger having eyes for another wide receiver, but JuJu Smith-Schuster is a possibility and out targeted Antonio Brown 19 to 17. Throughout Sunday's match-up Smith-Schuster and Roethlisberger were on the same page. Big Ben was hitting JuJu in stride and giving plenty of opportunity after the catch. Smith-Schuster's touchdown reception came on tight coverage from Kansas City.
2018 Week 1 vs CLE (8 / 5 / 119 / 0 rec)
Playing second fiddle to Antonio Brown still provides plenty of opportunities when you have the trust of Ben Roethlisberger. After the Browns tied the game 7-7, the momentum had shifted to the Browns. Enter JuJu Smith-Schuster answering almost immediately with a long gain to silence the Browns crowd with a 67-yard reception. Even though Smith-Schuster didn't record a catch in overtime, it was still a productive showing for the second-year wide receiver.
Latest NewsSteelers | JuJu Smith-Schuster targeted 10 times (Sun Oct 14, 05:06 PM) - Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster pulled down seven receptions for a game-high 111 yards on 10 targets in Week 6 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Our View: Smith-Schuster had a must be seen to be believed reception over a Bengals defender at the one yard line. He's a strong WR2 going into his bye.
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|7||--- BYE WEEK ---|
|8||vs Cleveland Browns|
|9||@ Baltimore Ravens|
|10||vs Carolina Panthers|
|11||@ Jacksonville Jaguars|
|12||@ Denver Broncos|
|13||vs Los Angeles Chargers|
|14||@ Oakland Raiders|
|15||vs New England Patriots|
|16||@ New Orleans Saints|
|17||vs Cincinnati Bengals|