Antonio Brown: The NFL’s best receiver and a truly great Pittsburgh Steeler – Pittsburgh Steelers News

Antonio Brown: The NFL’s best receiver and a truly great Pittsburgh Steeler – Pittsburgh Steelers News

Far be it from me to pick the low-hanging fruit from the Steelers 21-18 Week 1 victory over the Browns on Sunday, but how about that Antonio Brown, huh?

After catching 11 passes (on 11 targets, mind you) for 182 yards, how do you think Brown is feeling today?

If I know Brown, and if he’s like every other receiver who ever lived, he’s probably thinking he didn’t get nearly enough targets against Cleveland.

He had to be open on every play, right?

Brown has been known to annoyingly make his quarterback/offensive coordinator/head coach aware of his prowess for getting open throughout his eight-year career.

As someone who played a lot of receiver in my day, I can certainly attest to the frustrations of running down field time and time again, without my quarterback even looking in my direction.

Therefore, if I, a non-athletic blob of a human being, feel the urgency to complain about not getting enough targets during my co-ed recreational flag football game, can you imagine how an athletically gifted human being feels during each and every NFL game, especially when he knows he’s the top player at his position?

Before the 2015 campaign, Brown was most known for little dust-ups including disagreements with quarterbacks Ben Roethlisberger, Michael Vick and Landry Jones, along with offensive coordinator Todd Haley.

Then, suddenly, about the time when “Business is Boomin'” became Brown’s catchphrase and the theme for everything he represents on the football field, fans started to become a bit preoccupied with how he conducted himself off of the field.

Who was Brown dating? How many kids did he have?

Was he all about…

click here to read the rest of this story

Share this post

Post Comment