Antonio Brown Steelers' 2013 MVP

Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown was recognized for his outstanding play today by his teammates, who voted him the team's 2013 Most Valuable Player. It is the second time in Brown's four-year career that he has received the honor. He becomes the 11th player in team history to be named Steelers' Most Valuable Player on multiple occasions.

Brown is having one of the best statistical seasons by any receiver in team history. Through Week 16, Brown has already set career highs with 101 receptions, 1,412 receiving yards and eight receiving touchdowns. He is just the second player in team history to record 100 receptions in a single season, and his 1,412 receiving yards are a new single-season team record.

He also serves as the team's punt returner on special teams. Brown is averaging 13.4 yards per punt return this season, and he recorded his second career punt return for touchdown in the team's Week 15 victory versus Cincinnati. He recently surpassed 1,000 career punt return yards, becoming just the fifth player in team history to accomplish the feat.

Brown has recorded at least five receptions and fifty receiving yards in 15 straight games, a team record, and has recorded nine or more receptions four times this season. He has five 100-yard receiving games and has three multi-touchdown outings on the year. Brown has recorded at least one reception in 55 straight games in which he has played, including the postseason.

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The following is the list of Steelers MVPs since 1969:

1969 WR Roy Jeffeson 1992 RB Barry Foster
1970 DT Joe Greene 1993 CB Rod Woodson
1971 LB Andy Russell 1994 LB Greg Lloyd
1972 RB Franco Harris 1995 QB Neil O'Donnell
1973 WR Ron Shanklin 1996 RB Jerome Bettis
1974 S Glen Edwards 1997 RB Jerome Bettis
1975 CB Mel Blount 1998 LB Levon Kirkland
1976 LB Jack Lambert 1999 LB Levon Kirkland
1977 QB Terry Bradshaw 2000 RB Jerome Bettis
1978 QB Terry Bradshaw 2001 QB Kordell Stewart
1979 WR John Stallworth 2002 WR Hines Ward
1980 SS Donnie Shell LB Joey Porter
1981 LB Jack Lambert 2003 WR Hines Ward
1982 CB Dwayne Woodruff 2004 LB James Farrior
1983 PK Gary Anderson 2005 NT Casey Hampton
1984 WR John Stallworth WR Hines Ward
1985 WR Louis Lipps 2006 WR Hines Ward
1986 LB Bryan Hinkle 2007 LB James Harrison
1987 LB Mike Merriweather 2008 LB James Harrison
1988 LB David Little 2009 QB Ben Roethlisberger
CB Rod Woodson 2010 SS Troy Polamalu
1989 WR Louis Lipps 2011 WR Antonio Brown
1990 CB Rod Woodson 2012 TE Heath Miller
1991 Greg Lloyd 2013 WR Antonio Brown

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