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Roethlisberger to JuJu Connection Picking Up Where It Left Off

Thrust into the spotlight as the Pittsburgh Steelers’ #1 receiver, some in the national media wondered how JuJu Smith-Schuster would fare in that role. While that’s still an open question, we’re more than a month away from the first game, the special connection he has between Ben Roethlisberger is picking right up where it left off.

Smith-Schuster has been borderline uncoverable the three days he and Roethlisberger practiced together (Ben had the first day in pads off). Through those three days, here are JuJu’s numbers:

11 receptions (17 targets), 181 yards (16.