Antonio Brown Once Again Fell One Vote Short Of Being A Unanimous All-Pro

Earlier Friday it was announced that Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown earned first-team All-Pro honors for a second year in a row, but just like last year, he wasn’t a unanimous selection.

Brown, who recorded 136 catches for 1,834 yards and 10 touchdowns during the regular season, received 49 votes from a national panel of 50 sportswriters and broadcasters. What a joke.

Last year, Dan Pompei of Bleacher Report admitted that he was lone panel member not to vote for Brown. He claimed that he had to flip a coin to decide between Brown, Dez Bryant and Jordy Nelson for his two wide receiver All-Pro votes. Brown obviously lost out on that flip.

While we don’t yet know who the responsible person was this year that failed to vote for Brown, it won’t be surprising to learn it was Pompei once again. Regardless of who that lone voter was, it’s unfathomable to think that he or she has any legitimate reason to exclude Brown, who was able to post his eye-popping stats this season without having starting quarterback Ben Roethlisberger for a quarter of the season due to a knee injury.

Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson were the only two unanimous All-Pro selections this year. Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones was the other All-Pro first-team wide receiver.

UPDATE: Paul Domowich of the Philly Daily News was the person who failed to vote for Brown.

  • Superdriller316

    Probably the same JAGOFF this year too.

  • Carlos

    Some dumbass needs glasses…

  • colingrant


  • Brendon Glad

    He’s a treasure. I hope he is a STEELERS treasure for many many more years.

  • Alex Kozora

    Larry Fitzgerald and Julio Jones were Domowich’s picks, by the way.

  • James Cowan

    Just a bitter Philly fan.

  • Phil Brenneman II

    Can’t argue Julio but while Fitz is one of my all-time favorite receivers I just can’t see picking him over AB.

  • Vinhuddle

    Thanks for mentioning the other two. I was trying to think of who else it could be. Fitz, Wow..really?! But at least AB made the team and that’s all that really matters.

  • Fitz over AB this season… what an a-hole.

  • DoctorNoah

    What an ass. I mean, L Fitz? Nice resurgence sure, and a couple of good fantasy weeks, sure. But all-pro? I don’t think so.

  • Steelersfan93

    Wow.. That’s kind of crazy lol I understand Julio but Larry no way. I would be ok if he selected Hopkins, Marshall or Odell but Larry two thumbs down. I don’t see why they have these people vote anyway lol

  • Bumr50

    Domowitch voted for Riley Cooper over AB?


    Neeeever miiiiiind.

    His reasoning is that Fitz will be a HOFer?

    So what?

  • Orlysteel

    Dumbowich are you crazy or just plain dumb? You belong in the hall of shame.

  • Rusted Out

    K, so why not pick James Harrison for his career achievements? This is a year to year honor. Julio? Sure. Fitz? Umm not even on the same level anymore.
    Dood is from Philly… shocker

  • BigBee7

    DomowiTch with a T…he’s a dope.

  • SkoolHouseRoxx

    Can’t be all pro if you ain’t 6’3″. #facts

  • James Churchwell

    Dumbowich, shame on you, you’re supposed to be a professional and pros don’t allow their biases to come into play( being you’re a Philly fan and we all know that Philly fans hate the boys from Western Pa.) when they’re supposed to vote on the merits of a player THIS season, NOT because someone someday is going to be a HOFer….cause if that’s your reasoning then I feel very comfortable saying the same about AB, Again SHAME on you!!!!

  • colingrant

    The reasoning alone is basis for removal of his voting privileges. Voters have a fiduciary responsibility to exercise sound and reasonable judgement. In 7 years or so when FItz is inducted, receiving 1 vote in a twilight season will not even be remembered. However, Brown being one vote shy of unanimous will rob him of a career achievement symbolic of his dominance during this period.

  • Steel B

    How can anyone take him seriously from now on after not voting for AB?