Antonio Brown will return punts

Pro Football Talk - [Full Article]

WR Antonio Brown plays a big role in the Steelers offense, but that won’t be his only role in the coming season.

Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that the team will use Brown as a punt returner this season as well. There was some thought that the addition of the speedy Dri Archer in the draft would lead to a change in roles for Brown, but Tomlin said that Archer will only be an option for the team alongside Brown.

Fantasy Impact: 

As the story points out, that announcement naturally leads to thoughts about the injury risk that Brown will take on by expanding his portfolio, but Tomlin said that the team won’t live in fear of injury when it comes to deploying a player they believe can help them. Brown is again poised for a huge season as one of the top fantasy WRs you don't have to draft in the first round. Brown is ranked 8th this week among our WRs but will likely see a lot of Brown's corner Joe Haden who is one of the best in the business.

Filed Under: 2014, W1

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