Why James Washington Was a No-Show during the Steelers’ Season Opener

Despite being last year’s Biletnikoff winner and the team’s second round pick, James Washington was a virtual no-show during the Pittsburgh Steelers’ season opener.

After a promising offseason and a highlight-filled preseason, Washington has apparently slid down the Steelers’ receiver depth chart. But why?

During a rain-soaked 21-21 tie with the Browns in Cleveland, Washington appeared in just 11 snaps on offense (mostly during overtime) and was not targeted once