JuJu: ‘I wouldn’t be where I’m at’ without AB

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Thursday, JuJu Smith-Schuster was voted the Steelers MVP by his teammates. Through 15 games, the second-year receiver has hauled in 106 receptions for 1,389 yards, both metrics putting him in the top-five in the NFL.

There's another player opposite Smith-Schuster, however, who many consider the best receiver not just on the Steelers' roster, but in the entire NFL. Antonio Brown is a seven-time Pro Bowler and a four-time first-team All-Pro receiver who is second in Steelers' history behind only Hines Ward in almost every major receiving metric.

Brown leads the NFL with 15 receiving touchdowns this year, and he's tied for seventh with 104 receptions. His 1,297 yards rank ninth, making the combination of him and Smith-Schuster the best in the NFL from a statistical perspective.


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None of Brown's impact is lost on Smith-Schuster. He understands the respect Brown commands from opposing defenses, and he fully acknowledges No. 84 opens up the field and allows him to succeed.

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