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Brown, Bell & DeCastro honored

Posted Jan 24, 2018

The honors continue for Steelers' players.

The honors keep piling up for Steelers players. The latest coming from the Sporting News, with NFL players and coaches voting on the winners. Players vote for the players, coaches for the coaches.

Antonio Brown was voted NFL Offensive Player of the Year, and was also named to their All-Pro team.

Brown, who was also a unanimous first-team Associated Press All-Pro selection already, finished the regular season with 101 receptions for 1,533 yards, a 15.2 yard per catch average, and nine touchdowns. He averaged 109.5 yards per game through the first 14 games of the season, missing the final two due to injury. He was also selected to the Pro Football Writers of America All-NFL team and was named the 2017 AFC Offensive Player of the Year by the NFL 101 Awards.

In addition, Le’Veon Bell and David DeCastro were named to the Sporting News All-Pro team.

Bell, also a first-team AP All-Pro selection, finished the season as the NFL’s third leading rusher with 1,291 yards on 321 carries and nine touchdowns. Bell added 85 receptions for 655 yards and two receiving touchdowns to his totals, finishing second in the NFL, and first in the AFC, in yards from scrimmage with 1,946 yards.  

DeCastro, a first-team AP All-Pro this year, is part of a stellar offensive line that has led the way for Bell all season, and he was voted to the Pro Bowl for the third time.

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