After the recent news of the Steelers trading disgruntled wide receiver Antonio Brown to the Raiders for just a 3rd and 5th round pick, here’s a look at the recent notable receivers drafted by the Steelers.

Hines Ward

3rd Round Pick #92: 1998-2011.
1000 Receptions, 12,083 Yards, 85 Touchdowns.

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Plaxico Burress

1st Round Pick #8: 2000-2004
261 Receptions, 4,164 Yards, 22 Touchdowns

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Antwaan Randle El

2nd Round Pick #62: 2002-2005
162 Receptions, 2,021 Yards, 7 Touchdowns

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Santonio Holmes

1st Round Pick #25: 2006-2009.
235 Receptions, 3,835 Yards, 20 Touchdowns

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Mike Wallace

3rd Round Pick #84: 2009-2012
235 Receptions, 4,042 Yards, 32 Touchdowns

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Emmanuel Sanders

3rd Round Pick #82: 2010-2013.
161 Receptions, 2,030 Yards, 11 Touchdowns

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Antonio Brown

6th Round Pick #195: 2010-2018.
837 Reception, 11,207 Yards, 74 Touchdowns

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Martavis Bryant

4th Round Pick #118: 2014-2017 (suspended 2016)
126 Receptions, 1,917 Yards, 17 Touchdowns

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Juju Smith-Schuster

2nd Round Pick #62: 2017-Present
169 Receptions, 2,343 Yards, 14 Touchdowns

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James Washington

3rd Round Pick #76: 2018-Present
16 Receptions, 217 Yards, 1 Touchdown

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If there is one thing that’s for sure, the Steelers know how to draft quality wide receivers.

It wouldn’t surprise me if the Steelers selected a wide receiver in the 2019 draft, maybe even with the 3rd round pick they received from the Raiders for Antonio Brown.

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