The Pittsburgh Steelers didn’t, and never do, make a splash in free agency. They aren’t in the market for veteran players who have a gigantic price tag attached to themselves. However, they still received a huge addition to their roster in the form of recently reinstated wide receiver Martavis Bryant.
Bryant, who missed all of 2016 after failing, or missing, several drug tests, has done enough in the eyes of the NFL league office to return to the gridiron. But Bryant doesn’t just re-join the Steelers, he re-joins Antonio Brown as arguably the best wide receiver tandem in the NFL; yet a lot has changed since Bryant was catching touchdowns in 2015.
Let’s take a look at some other duos which could rival the dynamic Brown and Bryant of the black and gold:
Mike Evans and DeSean Jackson of the Buccaneers, Odell Beckham Jr. and Brandon Marshall to Amari Cooper and Michael Crabtree to Brandin Cooks and Julian Edelman to Alshon Jeffery and Torrey Smith to Jarvis Landry and Kenny Stills / DeVante Parker) to Jordy Nelson and Randall Cobb / Davante Adams).
There are a lot of players to choose from, but what most forget is the success of receivers is reliant on their quarterbacks. Would you rank Ryan Tannehill anywhere near Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady? No, and because of that, Jarvis Landry and Kenny Stills wouldn’t be considered the best, in my opinion.
Nonetheless, what used to be a slam dunk for the Steelers’ dynamic duo at wide receiver has now become a very heated debate. So, if you take off your black and gold glasses, which I know is difficult at times, which receiving duo is the best in your opinion? Let us know in the comment section below, and be sure to back up your answers with legitimate reasons.