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The Best Pittsburgh Steelers Wide Receivers of All Time

Updated June 14, 2019 12.5k votes 1.8k voters 41.4k views31 items

Big fan of Pittsburgh football? Then check out this list of Pittsburgh Steelers wide receivers with photos and seasons as starters. It includes every starting wide receiver from throughout Pittsburgh Steelers history, including current wide receivers and past ones. Featuring 2018-2019 Pittsburgh Steelers and some of the greatest NFL wide receivers of all time, the best Steelers WRs include Hines Ward, Plaxico Burress, Charles Johnson, and Lynn Swann.

Who are the best wide receivers in Pittsburgh Steelers history? Here is every player who has ever held the position of Pittsburgh Steelers starting wide receiver.

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    Hines Ward

    Seasons: 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998

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    Lynn Swann

    Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

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    John Stallworth
    716
    168

    John Stallworth

    Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1979, 1978, 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974

     

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    Antonio Brown

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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    Santonio Holmes

    Seasons: 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006

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    Louis Lipps
    368
    130

    Louis Lipps

    Seasons: 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

     

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    Juju Smith-Schuster

    Seasons: 2018, 2017

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    Yancey Thigpen
    306
    124

    Yancey Thigpen

    Seasons: 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993, 1992

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    Antwaan Randle El

    Seasons: 2010, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002

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    Plaxico Burress

    Seasons: 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000

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    Emmanuel Sanders

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010

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    Mike Wallace

    Seasons: 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009

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    Frank Lewis

    Seasons: 1977, 1976, 1975, 1974, 1973, 1972

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    Martavis Bryant

    Seasons: 2017, 2016, 2015, 2014

  • 15
    Ronnie Shanklin
    59
    67

    Ronnie Shanklin

    Seasons: 1974, 1973, 1972, 1971, 1970

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    Charles Johnson

    Seasons: 1998, 1997, 1996, 1995, 1994

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    Eli Rogers

    Seasons: 2018, 2017, 2016, 2015

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    Jerricho Cotchery

    Seasons: 2013, 2012, 2011

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    Calvin Sweeney
    83
    104

    Calvin Sweeney

    Seasons: 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984, 1983, 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979

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    Dwight Stone
    86
    108

    Dwight Stone

    Seasons: 1994, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988, 1987

  • 21
    Andre Hastings
    86
    111

    Andre Hastings

    Seasons: 1996, 1995, 1994, 1993

  • 22
    Markus Wheaton

    Seasons: 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013

  • 23
    Weegie Thompson
    76
    105

    Weegie Thompson

    Seasons: 1989, 1988, 1987, 1986, 1985, 1984

  • 24
    Jim Smith
    61
    91

    Jim Smith

    Seasons: 1982, 1981, 1980, 1979, 1978, 1977

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    Cedrick Wilson
    67
    100

    Cedrick Wilson

    Seasons: 2007, 2006, 2005