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Rookie WR Diontae Johnson impressing teammates and coaches

While it is always worth tempering your enthusiasm about reports coming out of OTAs regarding the performance of any player, it was hard to ignore the positive words coming from some of the veteran players about rookie wide receiver Diontae Johnson on Tuesday.

With the entire team in Pittsburgh for the start of the Steelers three day mandatory minicamp, the former Toledo product was a popular topic of conversation, highlighted as one of the standout performers by his teammates when talking to reporters.

As per Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Ben Roethlisberger has been spending extra time with his new receivers this offseason and is already impressed with the potential Johnson has been showing.