Originally written on Steel City Blitz  |  Last updated 7/18/13

PITTSBURGH - AUGUST 14: Antonio Brown of the Pittsburgh Steelers crosses the goal line on a 64 yard touchdown catch against the Detroit Lions during the preseason game on August 14, 2010 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Jared Wickerham/Getty Images)
One of the things I look for throughout a National Football League offseason is silence. There once was a period of time when a nice, quiet offseason was the norm but with social media and the 24/7 news cycle even the smallest things become news. With that in mind, I’m glad to see the Pittsburgh Steelers’ number one wide receiver has had a relatively quiet offseason. Antonio Brown begins his first season as the ‘number one’ guy in the Steel City with departure of Mike Wallace to Miami. Brown enters his fourth season in the black ‘n gold and is coming off of a 2012 season that even he would admit was not up to his standards. He missed three games due to injury and wound up with 66 receptions after recording 69 the year before when he played all 16 games. In 2011, Brown was selected to the Pro Bowl after he racked up over 1,000 yards receiving and over 1,000 yards in kick and punt returns. Regardless of what anyone tells me, I will always believe there were issues with the receiving c...
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