Antonio Brown and JuJu Smith-Schuster will be linked in many different ways for a long time. Whether it be their time spent together as teammates with the Pittsburgh Steelers, or how Brown took several shots at Smith-Schuster on his way out the door to the Oakland Raiders. When people talk about one, the other won’t be too far behind in the conversation.
The two prolific wide receivers are connected in another way heading into the 2019 season, and it has nothing to do with Brown’s exit, but with expectations for the upcoming season. With Brown now set to catch passes from Derek Carr, and Smith-Schuster to be back with Ben Roethlisberger, Caesers Entertainment has the two wide receivers with the same odds (6/1) to lead the NFL in receiving in 2019.
Fans of both teams will debate who will have the better season in 2019. Raiders fans will suggest Brown being the focal point of the Raiders’ offense will have him set up for big numbers again this season, while Steelers fans will mention how Brown was made by Roethlisberger, and Smith-Schuster will have no problem acclimating himself from the No. 2 wide receiver to the No. 1 pass catcher.
Who has the best odds to lead the NFL in receiving next season? None other than Julio Jones of the Atlanta Falcons. Check out the odds of the top receivers:
Juilo Jones — 4/1
DeAndre Hopkins — 11/2
Odell Bekcham Jr. — 11/2
JuJu Smith-Schuster — 6/1
Antonio Brown — 6/1
Who will lead the league in receiving this year? Let us know in the comment section below, and be sure to stay tuned to BTSC for the latest news and notes surrounding the Pittsburgh Steelers as they prepare for the upcoming season!