WR JuJu Smith-Schuster - Pittsburgh Steelers
|6-1, 215||Born: 11-22-1996||College: Southern California||Drafted: Round 2|
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2017 Week 19 vs JAX (5 / 3 / 5 / 1 rec)
With Antonio Brown back in the starting lineup, JuJu Smth-Schuster had a quiet afternoon with three receptions for five yards. Smith-Schuster did score a four-yard touchdown on the final play of the game. On the play, Smith-Schuster ran a quick slant and completed the touchdown reception.
2017 Week 17 vs CLE (10 / 9 / 143 / 1 rec)
With Antonio Brown inactive, JuJu Smith-Schuster was the go-to receiver with a team leading nine receptions for 143 yards and one touchdown. Smith-Schuster ran crisp routes and did a good job securing nine of ten targets. Early second quarter, Smith-Schuster was left uncovered as he quickly got behind the Browns defense for a 20-yard touchdown reception. Late second quarter, Smith-Schuster ran a deep-route and showed great concentration coming down with a 46-yard reception. Early third quarter, Smith-Schuster added a 96-yard kickoff return touchdown. On the play, Smith-Schuster weaved through Browns defenders before delivering a wicked stiff arm to break free from the pack.
2017 Week 16 vs HOU (7 / 6 / 75 / 1 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster finished with a team leading six receptions for 75 yards and one touchdown. Early fourth quarter, Smith-Schuster ran a go-route before coming back for a 49-yard reception. A few plays later third and 7, Smith-Schuster beat his man defender as he quickly ran wide-open over the middle of the field for an 18-yard touchdown reception.
2017 Week 15 vs NE (6 / 6 / 114 / 0 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster finished with a team-leading six receptions for 114 yards. The Steelers rookie wide receiver was once again impressive with his ability to gain separation from his defenders. With the Steelers down by three points and only 52 seconds on the clock, Smith-Schuster delivered a key 69-yard reception. On the play, Smith-Schuster ran a crossing-route and quickly found the left sideline dashing past Patriots defenders.
2017 Week 13 vs CIN (5 / 4 / 17 / 0 rec)
Smith-Schuster was shut down by Cincinnati as all of his targets were close to the line of scrimmage and he did not succeed finding after-the-catch opportunities. Smith-Schuster most notably was penalized for a vicious block on Vontaze Burfict in the mid-fourth quarter and subsequent taunting on the play as Burfict suffered a concussion. Smith-Schuster has been suspended for Week 14 against the Ravens and will open expanded roles for Martavis Bryant and Eli Rogers as ancillary receivers.
2017 Week 11 vs TEN (8 / 4 / 47 / 0 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster remained involved in the offensive game plan as he finished with four receptions for 47 yards. Early in the first quarter, Smith-Schuster ran a comeback-route for a 11-yard reception. Early third quarter, Smith-Schuster ran a slant and came down with a gritty 12-yard reception as he was being hit from behind. Mid third quarter, Smith-Schuster ran a crossing-route for an 18-yard reception.
2017 Week 10 vs IND (7 / 5 / 97 / 1 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster kept his hot-streak going with five receptions for 97 yards and one touchdown. Smith-Schuster looked sharp while running his routes and has developed chemistry with his quarterback. Mid third quarter on a first and goal, Smith-Schuster ran a quick slant for a seven-yard touchdown reception. On the play, Smith-Schuster was able to find an open area in the middle of the end zone for the touchdown.
2017 Week 8 vs DET (10 / 7 / 193 / 1 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster led the team with seven receptions for 193 yards and one touchdown. The rookie wide receiver set three impressive records in the game: the first player in NFL history to score four touchdowns before his 21st birthday, the youngest wide receiver in league history to gain 150 receiving yards in a single game, and the longest touchdown in Steelers franchise history. The play of the game was a 97-yard touchdown where Smith-Schuster quickly got behind his defender, completed the reception and then flashed his speed by gaining separation and outrunning the man-to-man defensive coverage. On the first play from scrimmage, Smith-Schuster ran a go-route and got behind the Lions secondary for a 41-yard reception. On the first play of the second series, Smith-Schuster ran a slant for an 18-yard reception.
2017 Week 7 vs CIN (3 / 2 / 39 / 1 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster continues to develop as a weapon for the Steelers offense. Early second quarter, Smith-Schuster ran a crossing-route for a 31-yard touchdown reception. On the play, Smith-Schuster got behind the defense as he was left uncovered for the touchdown.
2017 Week 6 vs KC (3 / 3 / 32 / 0 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster has quickly developed into a secondary option in the passing game as finished with three receptions for 32 yards. He has gained the trust of Ben Roethlisberger, who looked his way on a third and seven during the middle of the second quarter. On the play, Smith-Schuster was able to gain separation for a 15-yard first-down reception.
2017 Week 5 vs JAX (6 / 4 / 58 / 0 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster has cemented his role as the Steelers slot receiver option with Eli Rogers a healthy inactive for the second consecutive week. Early third quarter Smith-Schuster ran a crossing-route for a ten-yard reception before he was tackled on the Jaguars five-yard line.
2017 Week 4 vs BAL (4 / 3 / 47 / 1 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster has replaced Eli Rogers, who was a healthy inactive, as the Steelers slot receiver. Over the past two games, Smith-Schuster has played on 75% of the offensive snaps and 89% of the passing attempts. Early second quarter on a third and seven, Smith-Schuster ran a comeback route for a 19-yard reception. Late second quarter, Smith-Schuster found a soft spot in the middle of the field for a 11-yard touchdown reception. Mid third quarter on a third and ten, Smith-Schuster ran a comeback route for a 17-yard reception.
2017 Week 3 vs CHI (6 / 2 / 39 / 0 rec)
JuJu Smith-Schuster is developing into a secondary passing option in the Steelers offense. Late first quarter on a third and 15, JuJu Smith-Schuster caught a screen pass and ran hard for 14 yards while almost picking up the first down. Early fourth quarter, Smith-Schuster ran an out-route for a 25-yard reception. He was also targeted two times in the red zone but could not complete the reception due to tight coverage.
2017 Week 2 vs MIN (4 / 3 / 16 / 1 rec)
Early second quarter on a 3rd and 1, JuJu Smith-Schuster caught a shovel pass and ran up the middle for a 4-yard touchdown reception. On the play, Smith-Schuster displayed his quickness and found the end zone before the Vikings defense could react.
Latest NewsSteelers | Pittsburgh combo already has chemistry (Tue Feb 6, 04:11 PM) - Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster teamed up for the best quarterback-receiver combination in the NFL in 2017 with a 134.8 passer rating. Our View: They've got chemistry that should only get stronger as they continue to play together. Smith-Schuster was a dynamic rookie who finished as the no17 WR in standard scoring leagues. He's a top-20 fantasy WR going forward with his role and a Steelers offense that should continue to fill the air with footballs even though OC Todd Haley was fired and replaced by former QBs coach Randy Fichtner.
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