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Lateral Moves: Analyzing Diontae Johnson’s YAC attack in 2022

Lateral Moves: Analyzing Diontae Johnson’s YAC attack in 2022

Michael Longo/For USA Today Network / USA TODAY NETWORK Exposing the myth of DJ’s ‘backward runner’ narrative. One of 2022’s familiar narratives has resurfaced in the wake of Art Rooney’s comments on YAC. Critics say Dionate Johnson lacks YAC, because he runs backwards after the catch, instead of attacking downfield. doom scrolling Twitter Diontae’s YAC narrative resurfaces But it’s not just the keyboard gangsters who question DJ’s game. Even BTSC “Stat Geek” listener @pruez43 wants to know if Diontae has been giving up...
Diontae Johnson ranked as 5th best WR in the NFL, per advanced analytics

Diontae Johnson ranked as 5th best WR in the NFL, per advanced analytics

Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports According to advanced analytics, Diontae Johnson is a top tier receiver in the NFL. The Pittsburgh Steelers have long been known as a wide receiver factory, especially under former General Manager (GM) Kevin Colbert. When you consider the receivers who have donned the black-and-gold, and flourished there, it is a long list. Here’s a few of the names: Hines Ward Santonio Holmes Antonio Brown Martavis Bryant JuJu Smith-Schuster There could be more names added to the above list, but one name most Steelers fans probably wouldn’t...
Still Curtain Jan 13, 2023

Steelers news: Kenny Pickett joins elite company, Diontae Johnson caves to peer pressure, and more

It’s been an active week for Pittsburgh, and there’s plenty more to come. Kenny Pickett thrives and Diontae Johnson caves to pressure in the latest Steelers news.  It’s been an eventful week for Pittsburgh Steelers fans filled with rumors surrounding Diontae Johnson, Brian Flores, and Matt Canada. After an eventful Black Monday around the NFL, […] Steelers news: Kenny Pickett joins elite company, Diontae Johnson caves to peer pressure, and more - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - Pittsburgh Steelers News and Fan Community
Still Curtain Jan 12, 2023

Steelers news: Brian Flores interviewing with Browns, Cameron Heyward talks future, and more

Pittsburgh could have a coach leaving soon, but it’s not the one fans had hoped would go. Here’s the latest Steelers news you need to know.  It was an eventful Wednesday filled with gossip and rumors, and Diontae Johnson became a trending topic on social media. Between blocking media members on Twitter and a cryptic […] Steelers news: Brian Flores interviewing with Browns, Cameron Heyward talks future, and more - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - Pittsburgh Steelers News and Fan Community
Still Curtain Jan 11, 2023

Diontae Johnson shockingly unfollows the Steelers on social media

Diontae Johnson has made headlines for the wrong reasons recently. Now his decision to unfollow the team on Instagram leaves Steelers fans guessing what is next. Can we go one offseason without any wide receiver drama? Although the 2022 season just wrapped up, Diontae Johnson is already making the news… and not for the right […] Diontae Johnson shockingly unfollows the Steelers on social media - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - Pittsburgh Steelers News and Fan Community
Still Curtain Jan 11, 2023

Steelers news: Highest-graded players 2022, Diontae Johnson tweet, and more

Pittsburgh narrowly missed the post-season, but fans are already looking forward to the offseason. Here’s the latest Steelers news following the 2022 season. It has been an eventful start to the week for NFL fans, as several head coaches and defensive coordinators have already lost their jobs. Sadly, those hoping that Pittsburgh Steelers offensive coordinator, […] Steelers news: Highest-graded players 2022, Diontae Johnson tweet, and more - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - Pittsburgh Steelers News and Fan Community
Still Curtain Jan 10, 2023

Cryptic tweet from Steelers WR Diontae Johnson has fans on the edge of their seat

Diontae Johnson just dropped a subliminal message that has Pittsburgh Steelers fans on the edge of their seat. What’s going to happen soon?  Players love doing this. When they aren’t permitted to say something or want to leave fans guessing, they will share a cryptic message on social media. Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver, Diontae Johnson, […] Cryptic tweet from Steelers WR Diontae Johnson has fans on the edge of their seat - Still Curtain - Still Curtain - Pittsburgh Steelers News and Fan Community
DK Pittsburgh Sports Jan 8, 2023

Pickett takes 'real ownership' of offense

The play was a late addition to the playbook, taken from the Steelers' Week 10 matchup against the Saints. The Steelers' version put George Pickens inside, Diontae Johnson on the outside and Pat Freiermuth as the third option. If the safety bit the same way the Steelers' safety did on the tape, Pickens should get open.
ClutchPoints Jan 5, 2023
Steelers WR Diontae Johnson gets a major injury update ahead of must-win Week 18 game vs. Browns

Steelers WR Diontae Johnson gets a major injury update ahead of must-win Week 18 game vs. Browns

Multiple Pittsburgh Steelers players are nursing injuries heading into the Week 18 home matchup against the Cleveland Browns, including Diontae Johnson. The Steelers sidelined Johnson from practice on Wednesday due to a hip injury. The versatile wideout did make a return to practice on Thursday, where he took part in the entirety of the session […] The post Steelers WR Diontae Johnson gets a major injury update ahead of must-win Week 18 game vs. Browns appeared first on ClutchPoints.
ClutchPoints Jan 5, 2023
Steelers news: Diontae Johnson injury status worth monitoring ahead of crucial Week 18 game vs. Browns

Steelers news: Diontae Johnson injury status worth monitoring ahead of crucial Week 18 game vs. Browns

The Pittsburgh Steelers will need all hands on deck when they meet the Cleveland Browns in a crucial game in Week 18. However, the status of star wide receiver Diontae Johnson appears to be currently up in the air after missing practice Wednesday. Johnson is said to be dealing with hip and toe issues ahead […] The post Steelers news: Diontae Johnson injury status worth monitoring ahead of crucial Week 18 game vs. Browns appeared first on ClutchPoints.

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