Posted: 9/18/2020 10:51 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) fully participated in practice Friday, Sept. 18, and is not on the injury report for Week 2.
Huddle Up: Smith-Schuster caught two touchdowns in the opening game and will continue to be the main option in the passing game for the Steelers. He should be considered a No. 1 or No. 2 receiver in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 9/17/2020 8:59 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) fully participated in practice Thursday, Sept. 17.
Huddle Up: Smith-Schuster showed his terrific chemistry with Ben Roethlisberger in Week 1 and will continue to be the lead receiver for the Steelers. He should be a No. 1 or No. 2 receiver in fantasy leagues this week.
Posted: 9/16/2020 8:50 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (knee) did not participate in practice Wednesday, Sept. 16.
Huddle Up: The Steelers have a short week to prepare for the Week 2 game, so Smith-Schuster may have been given the day off. Fantasy players will know more about his status in the next few days. He was able to reach the end zone twice in the opener and will be a low-end No. 1 or a No. 2 fantasy receiver if he plays.
Posted: 9/15/2020 2:36 am UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster caught six passes for 69 yards and two touchdowns against the New York Giants in Week 1. He was targeted six times during the game.
Huddle Up: Smith-Schuster had a disappointing 2019 season because of the team's quarterback situation but was able to post terrific numbers with Ben Roethlisberger back in the lineup. He should be at least a No. 2 receiver next week against the Denver Broncos.
Posted: 8/25/2020 1:10 am UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster did not participate in practice Monday, Aug. 24, because he received the day off.
Huddle Up: Smith-Schuster struggled last season because of injuries and the team's quarterback situation but should play better with Ben Roethlisberger back in the lineup. Fantasy players in most leagues should considered Smith-Schuster a No. 2 fantasy receiver.
Posted: 7/21/2020 11:42 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster has been targeted 45 times on throws 20-plus downfield in his NFL career and doesn't have a single dropped pass, according to Pro Football Focus.
Huddle Up: QB Ben Roethlisberger will be able to take much better advantage of Smith-Schuster's big-play abilities than QBs Mason Rudolph or Devlin Hodges did last season. JuJu should be able to return to high-end WR2 status following a down year.
Posted: 7/01/2020 9:26 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster may be lined up in the slot more often this upcoming season because of the addition of WR Chase Claypool, in the opinion of ESPN.com's Brooke Pryor.
Huddle Up: Smith-Schuster had a disappointing 2019 season because of injuries and playing with backup quarterbacks. He should have more success with Ben Roethlisberger healthy and would have better matchups if he lines up as a slot receiver. He has a chance to be a No. 2 receiver in fantasy leagues.
Posted: 4/22/2020 9:12 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster will not be traded to the San Francisco 49s, according to a well-placed source Wednesday, April 22. Smith-Schuster had previously been linked to the Niners in trade rumors.
Huddle Up: Smith-Schuster would have left a gigantic hole in the Steelers' passing attack. He had a disappointing 2019 campaign, but he should return to high-end WR2 form in 2020 with QB Ben Roethlisberger back under center.
Posted: 4/03/2020 5:45 pm UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Shuster ranked third in the NFL, and second among wide receivers, in 2019 with his average of 5.9 yards per contact per reception.
Huddle Up: JJSS was infamously one of fantasy's biggest busts of 2019, totaling only 73.2 fantasy points (standard scoring) in 12 games. But don't forget his injury issues or the Steelers' myriad QB issues with Ben Roethlisberger going down for the year in Week 2. Smith-Shuster is a mid-round draft value with WR1 bounce-back potential.
Posted: 2/24/2020 2:36 am UTC
Pittsburgh Steelers WR JuJu Smith-Schuster had eight catches on 11 targets in the six quarters he played with QB Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) in 2019, and Brooke Pryor of ESPN believes Smith-Schuster needs another 'reliable offensive weapon' to be at his best.
Huddle Up: While Smith-Schuster's numbers would have been better with a healthy Roethlisberger under center, we still don't know if he can replicate his monster 2018 numbers as the go-to option of the passing attack.