No Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver put up a gaudy, Antonio Brown-like stat line in Sunday’s win over Buffalo. The leading receiver had five catches. The most yards just 52. Nothing in the box score that makes you jump out of your chair. But when called upon, Diontae Johnson, JuJu Smith-Schuster, and Chase Claypool stepped up. And Mike Tomlin couldn’t be happier.
“I was really pleased with the maturation process displayed by our receivers,” Tomlin said in a presser streamed on the team’s YouTube channel. “They didn’t get an opportunity to impact the game in a real positive way at the early stages.