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AB climbing NFL's all-time catch list

Everybody knows Antonio Brown is having a great season, an All-Pro season, a historic season in terms of the 82 seasons of existence for the Pittsburgh Steelers. But Brown also finds himself on the verge of making NFL history in 2014 as well.

With 122 catches and 1,570 receiving yards, Brown already has set single-season franchise records in those categories, and his 12 touchdowns currently puts him in a four-way tie with Hines Ward (2002), Louis Lipps (1985), and Buddy Dial (1961).

But if Brown catches two passes on Sunday against Cincinnati at Heinz Field he would have 124 and pass Herman Moore and Wes Welker, currently tied for No. 2 in NFL history with 123 receptions in a season.

Marvin Harrison is No. 1 with 143 catches in a season.

Because Brown leads Julio Jones, who's currently second in the NFL this season, by 22 catches, he seems assured of winning the NFL's receiving title, and only Dallas' Dez Bryant (14) and Green Bay's Jordy Nelson (13) have more touchdown catches than Brown's 12.

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