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:

1969WR Roy Jeffeson1992RB Barry Foster
1970DT Joe Greene1993CB Rod Woodson
1971LB Andy Russell1994LB Greg Lloyd
1972RB Franco Harris1995QB Neil O'Donnell
1973WR Ron Shanklin1996RB Jerome Bettis
1974S Glen Edwards1997RB Jerome Bettis
1975CB Mel Blount1998LB Levon Kirkland
1976LB Jack Lambert1999LB Levon Kirkland
1977QB Terry Bradshaw2000RB Jerome Bettis
1978QB Terry Bradshaw2001QB Kordell Stewart
1979WR John Stallworth2002WR Hines Ward
1980SS Donnie ShellLB Joey Porter
1981LB Jack Lambert2003WR Hines Ward
1982CB Dwayne Woodruff2004LB James Farrior
1983PK Gary Anderson2005NT Casey Hampton
1984WR John StallworthWR Hines Ward
1985WR Louis Lipps2006WR Hines Ward
1986LB Bryan Hinkle2007LB James Harrison
1987LB Mike Merriweather2008LB James Harrison
1988LB David Little2009QB Ben Roethlisberger
CB Rod Woodson2010SS Troy Polamalu
1989WR Louis Lipps2011WR Antonio Brown
1990CB Rod Woodson2012TE Heath Miller
1991Greg Lloyd2013WR Antonio Brown

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