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The Steelers had moved on from Martavis Bryant thanks to his frequent suspensions, and the team was reaching a breaking point with star wide receiver, Antonio Brown.

During his 14 … Lists that rank the greatest players and coaches in the history of the NFL franchise. The Steelers wide receiver corps is deeper than it has been in years. While Washington and Johnson were still very much unproven at this time, the depth behind them was even scarier. Those same 70s teams boasted … One of Pittsburgh's best "pre dynasty" players, wide receiver Buddy Dial twice led the NFL in yards per catch during his half decade with the Steelers. Raw stats certainly don’t tell the whole tale in the NFL, so it’s important to know exactly how the Steelers receivers are performing with the number of targets they are receiving. Here is every player who has ever held the position of Pittsburgh Steelers starting wide receiver.

But how are these players doing in terms of efficiency?

Alworth is arguably the best receiver of the 60’s. Your privacy is safe with us. Here's how each of their top four players is ranked in terms of efficiency in 2020. This left Pittsburgh with JuJu Smith-Schuster as the only reliable receiving option on the team. Big fan of Pittsburgh football? Who Is the Best Wide Receiver in the NFL Right Now. Powered by Minute Media © 2020 All Rights Reserved. Alworth led the league in receptions, … It includes every starting wide receiver from throughout Pittsburgh Steelers history, including current wide receivers and past ones.

Hines Ward is the greatest Steelers wide receiver in the history of the franchise. JuJu Smith-Schuster #19 and Chase Claypool #11 of the Pittsburgh Steelers (Photo by Joe Sargent/Getty Images). ... Washington is the big-play guy in this offense and the best deep threat at Roethlisberger’s disposal. Then check out this list of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers with photos and seasons as starters. STEELERS is a registered trademark of the Pittsburgh Steelers LLC. During the 2018 offseason, Brown was shipped off to Las Vegas, as he practically forced his way out the door. Fortunately, things are looking much brighter in 2020. Steelers wide receiver JuJu Smith-Schuster shared with his social media followers on Tuesday that the NFL has fined him $5,000 as he "failed to … Here’s a breakdown of the top four most efficient receivers currently on Pittsburgh’s roster: Build your custom FanSided Daily email newsletter with news and analysis on Pittsburgh Steelers and all your favorite sports teams, TV shows, and more. The Best 'Dancing With The Stars' Contestants, Ranked, People Who Should Be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, Athletes You Didn't Know Were Conservative, The Most Hated Players In The NFL Right Now, From Debauchery To Federal Crimes: Outrageous Tales Of Bad Behavior From History's Greatest Athletes, The Best Michigan State Football Players of All Time. But we dug through the stats, the highlights and our own cloudy memories and ranked the 11 best Steelers wide receivers of all time. Johnny Holton, a life-long special teams player, was asked to play a role on Pittsburgh’s offense last year, and it was disastrous. The Steelers wide receivers are a mystery for fantasy football owners. Who are the best wide receivers in Pittsburgh Steelers history? Featuring 2018-2019 Pittsburgh Steelers and some of the greatest NFL wide receivers of all time, the best Steelers WRs include Hines Ward, Plaxico Burress, Charles Johnson, and Lynn Swann. Next to him last year was an inexperienced James Washington coming off a poor first season and a rookie third-round draft choice in Diontae Johnson. He holds the team records for receptions, yardage, and touchdowns. This site is neither endorsed, nor sponsored by, nor affiliated with Pittsburgh Steelers or NFL Properties LLC. Here is every player who has ever held the position of Pittsburgh Steelers starting wide receiver. He set numerous records at the time with the San Diego Chargers.

But the Steelers have had their fair share of noteworthy offensive players, particularly at the wide receiver position. So far this season, Smith-Schuster looks like his old self while some other young receivers are receiving an increased workload. By: Curt Popejoy. We'll never pass along your email address to spammers, scammers, or the like.

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