Antonio Brown is quickly becoming a star, and if Saturday was any indication, he's poised for a big year. Brown caught two touchdown passes and led all receivers as the Pittsburgh Steelers downed the Atlanta Falcons, 34-16. He only caught four balls, but showed off a game-breaking ability, finding the end zone from 77 and 44 yards out in the first half.
Ben Roethlisberger benefited from Brown's big play ability, completing 11 of 16 passes for 214 yards and two touchdowns. Brown finished the game with four catches for 136 yards and the aforementioned two touchdowns. Rashard Mendenhall carried the ball seven times for eight yards, but also found the end zone on a one-yard plunge.
Matt Ryan got his work in for the Falcons, completing 22 of 42 passes for 220 yards,one touchdown and one interception. Roddy White caught eight passes for 101 yards and a touchdown, serving as Ryan's favorite target once again. Jacquizz Rodgers led all rushers with seven carries for 38 yards in the loss.
For more on the Falcons visit The Falcoholic and SB Nation Atlanta. Check out Behind the Steel Curtain and SB Nation Pittsburgh for more on the Steelers. Visit SB Nation NFL for more on Week 3 of the preseason.