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Antonio Brown poised to make a run at receiver's Triple Crown

Brown leads the NFL with 96 catches and 1,258 yards. He's second with 11 touchdowns. It's possible he takes all three categories, and he's on pace to shatter the franchise's single-season marks in catches and yards.

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It doesn't take long to find the last Steelers player to lead the league in receptions, receiving yards and touchdowns.

It has never happened.

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown, after 12 games, leads the league in two of the three categories, racking up 96 catches and 1,258 yards to go along with 11 touchdowns, the second-most in the league behind Denver's Julius Thomas, who has 12 on 40 catches.

With four games to play in the 2014 season and the Steelers trailing the field for either a division title or a wild card, it would seem the Steelers want to get the ball to their prolific receiver even more. That puts him in line to take the league lead in these categories.

He's also on pace to shatter the team's records in yardage (his own at 1,399) and receptions (Hines Ward has it with 112). His eight catches in the team's 35-32 loss to the New Orleans Saints moved him to 96 on the season, the third-highest, single-season total in team history. He needs to average three catches in each of the last four games to break Ward's mark, and needs 142 yards in that same span to break his own yardage record.

At the pace he's on, he'll break both marks sometime around the third quarter of the Steelers' Week 15 game at the Atlanta Falcons.

Needless to say, he's a must-start in all Fantasy formats.

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