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Antonio Brown

Pittsburgh Steelers
Wide Receiver

Ht: 5.8 | Wt: 186

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YearTmGRecRec YdsRec AvgRec TDRec 2ptRushRush YdsRush AvgRush TDRush 2ptFum Lost
2010PIT91616710.4400000.00000
2011PIT1669110816.06207415.86000
2012PIT146678711.92507243.43002
2013PIT16110149913.6380740.57000
Average:6589013405172001
Total:26135611315021692002

Steelers | Antonio Brown receives bonus

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:51:52 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown received a $2 million signing bonus as part of the restructured contracts of Brown, TE Heath Miller and PK Shaun Suisham, according to sources. Brown's salary increased to $8 million from $6 million.

Fantasy Tip: The Steelers know they have one of, if not the, best wide receivers in the NFL. Brown tallied 129 catches for 1,698 yards and 13 touchdowns last year. He should be the first receiver off draft boards in fantasy leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Steelers | PIT restructures contracts

Tue, 01 Sep 2015 11:13:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown, TE Heath Miller and PK Shaun Suisham all had their contracts restructured Tuesday, Sept. 1. The restructuring created about $6 million in salary cap space for the Steelers, according to sources.

Fantasy Tip: This shouldn't have much of an impact on these three players as far as fantasy football is concerned. Brown is still arguably the top fantasy wideout. Miller is a TE2.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Steelers | No change for Antonio Brown's contract

Thu, 20 Aug 2015 14:09:39 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown won't be receiving a new contract anytime soon, according to general manager Kevin Colbert. Colbert said it has been the organization's long-standing policy not to rework a non-quarterback contract with more than a year still left on that player's current contract.

Fantasy Tip: Brown is still young, and he'll see more money someday. He's arguably the best overall wide receiver in real-life football and in fantasy football. He's worth selecting as the first wide receiver in fantasy drafts.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review - Mark Kaboly

Steelers | Antonio Brown has been consistent

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 14:17:00 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown has caught at least five passes for a minimum of 50 yards in 33 straight regular season games, and he has 239 catches, 3,197 yards and 21 touchdowns since he signed his last extension with the team in 2012.

Fantasy Tip: Brown is an elite receiver in the NFL and is the top wideout option for fantasy owners in PPR leagues, and an argument can be made that he is worth considering as the top overall pick after he put up 129 catches, 1,698 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2014.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Kevin Patra

Steelers | Antonio Brown may have to wait on deal

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:22:25 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown may not receive a restructured contract at this point since he is still under contract for three more years. The Steelers are reluctant to make any changes to the contract at this point.

Fantasy Tip: Brown's contract status should not affect his play this season. Brown led the league in receptions (129) and receiving yards (1,698) last season and should be one of the first wide receivers selected in all leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL Network - Rand Getlin

Steelers | Antonio Brown contract talks scheduled

Thu, 13 Aug 2015 06:16:36 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown's agent, Drew Rosenhaus, is expected to meet with the team Friday, Aug. 14, to discuss a reworked and improved contract.

Fantasy Tip: Brown is first-round pick consideration universally and should be among the first receivers taken.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN - Adam Schefter

Steelers | PIT regulars sitting out this weekend

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 11:42:29 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Ben Roethlisberger, RB Le'Veon Bell, WR Antonio Brown, TE Heath Miller, C Maurkice Pouncey and LB James Harrison will all sit out for the team's Hall of Fame Game against the Minnesota Vikings this weekend. The Steelers will be extra cautious with an extra preseason game on their schedule this year. Backup QB Landry Jones will receive significant snaps in the game.

Fantasy Tip: A lot of team's regulars will be rested in preseason games, and that's even more so the case early on in the preseason. There's nothing to see here for fantasy owners.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jeremy Fowler

Steelers | Antonio Brown still returning punts

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:43:59 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown is unlikely to return punts in the Hall of Fame Game Sunday, Aug. 9, but he'll likely do it the following weekend, and the team has every intention of keeping him in the punt returner role unless any of the other candidates excels in the job. Brown likes returning punts and wants to continue doing so.

Fantasy Tip: Brown can be even more valuable to owners in leagues that award punt and kick return yardage. As long as Big Ben is around and guiding Pittsburgh's offense, Brown is one of the most dynamic and valuable fantasy receivers to own.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Ed Bouchette

Steelers | Martavis Bryant not starting yet

Tue, 04 Aug 2015 09:05:55 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Martavis Bryant remains behind WR Antonio Brown on the official depth chart. WR Markus Wheaton is listed as the starter opposite Brown.

Fantasy Tip: Many have speculated Bryant would overtake Wheaton opposite of Brown, but it hasn't happened yet. Bryant has WR3 fantasy value, but an elbow infection slowed him. He'll need to prove he'll have a big role in the offense before we're comfortable spending that high of a pick on him.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: Steelers.com - Bob Labriola

Steelers | Antonio Brown ends holdout speculation

Sat, 25 Jul 2015 17:51:57 -0700

Pittsburgh Steelers WR Antonio Brown ended speculation that he may hold out when he showed up for the first day of training camp Saturday, July 25. "Hold outs never go well," said Brown. "Just look at history. It always ends badly. It wouldn't be the best decision. I make a lot of money. I pull up to camp in Rolls-Royces."

Fantasy Tip: Brown should be one of the first receivers taken in fantasy drafts, and he could be the No. 1 overall receiver in points-per-reception leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Gilberto Manzano

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