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Podcast: September 22 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Ian Allan and Justin Eleff review Week 2 of the NFL regular season, then look ahead to Thursday's Steelers-Browns matchup. Sponsored by  more »

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It’s official…Trubisky named starting quarterback

The Pittsburgh Steelers let the cat out of the bag earlier this week when the official depth chart listed MITCH TRUBISKY as the starting quarterback. On Tuesday, head coach Mike TomlinMore made it official and announced that Trubisky is the starter and one of the team captains. Tomlin cited Trubisky’s experience, mobility, and decision-making as traits that helped him to win the starting job. In a mild surprise, rookie KENNY PICKETT was named the backup quarterback while MASON RUDOLPH will be the backup to the backup (third-string). Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune


Trubisky to start for Steelers?

While the Pittsburgh Steelers have not officially named quarterback MITCH TRUBISKY the starter heading into the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals, it appears as though Trubisky has won the job.More Trubisky is listed as the first-string quarterback on the team’s first official depth chart and he was named one of five team captains. MASON RUDOLPH is listed as the second-team quarterback while rookie KENNY PICKETT is listed as the third-team signal caller. Less



Steelers rookie QB Pickett shines in preseason win

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback KENNY PICKETT looked more like a seasoned veteran than a rookie quarterback in Saturday’s preseason game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Pickett was elevated to the second quarterback spotMore for the game and led a late touchdown drive in the first half. Fellow quarterback MASON RUDOLPH also led a last minute, game-winning touchdown drive for the Steelers. Unfortunately for Pittsburgh, likely starting quarterback MITCH TRUBISKY couldn’t generate any points on his three possessions. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Factoid: Kenny Pickett

So far, so good for Kenny Pickett. He’s been ripping it up pretty good, looking like he’ll be moving past Mitchell Trubisky and Mason Rudolph sooner rather than later. He’s been successfully operating Pittsburgh’s offense.  more »



QBs, rookie WR Pickens stand out in Steelers preseason opener

Pittsburgh quarterbacks MITCH TRUBISKY and MASON RUDOLPH each threw a touchdown in the Steelers first preseason game, while rookie signal caller KENNY PICKETT threw two – including the game winner. HeadMore coach Mike Tomlin said that “it was a good first-time out for all three quarterbacks”. Meanwhile, rookie wide receiver GEORGE PICKENS caught a nice touchdown and continued his impressive preseason. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Steelers sign rookie QB Pickett

The Pittsburgh Steelers officially signed rookie quarterback KENNY PICKETT on Thursday. Pickett was the Steelers first round draft pick and he is expected to compete for the starting job with fellowMore quarterbacks MITCH TRUBISKY and MASON RUDOLPH. Pickett has reportedly already made a good impression on his teammates during minicamp and offseason workouts. Less

Source: Team Website

Around the NFL: Mitch Trubisky

The early word out of Pittsburgh is that although it's a competition for the starting quarterback job, the expectation is that veteran Mitch Trubisky, rather than rookie Kenny Pickett, will start out atop the depth chart. So some consideration must be given to him in fantasy leagues.   more »


Factoid: Kenny Pickett

Eighteen times in the last 20 years a rookie quarterback has posted top-20 per-game numbers – about once per season. But I don’t think we’re getting one of those guys this year.  more »


Factoid: Kenny Pickett

The Steelers have three potential starting quarterbacks on their roster: holdover Mason Rudolph, free agent addition Mitch Trubisky, and first-round draft pick Kenny Pickett. It's not an earth-shattering statement to say that Pickett will probably start the majority of the team's games this season.   more »



Steelers HC Tomlin expects “fierce” QB battle

Pittsburgh head coach Mike Tomlin said recently that he expects the upcoming battle for the team’s starting quarterback gig to be a “fierce” competition. Tomlin added that he knows that MITCHELLMore TRUBISKY, MASON RUDOLPH, and rookie KENNY PICKETT will not want to take a backseat to anyone. Tomlin also said that the competition will be a good challenge and that he is excited to watch his guys perform. Less



Pickett “has a chance” to be Steelers starting QB

Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said over the weekend that rookie first-round pick KENNY PICKETT has a chance to be the team’s starting quarterback heading into the 2022 season. TheMore Steelers, of course, have another first-round quarterback in MITCH TRUBISKY, who has his sights set on the starting role as well. Less



Steelers draft Pitt QB Pickett

The Pittsburgh Steelers selected the first quarterback of the 2022 NFL Draft on Thursday night when they nabbed Pitt quarterback KENNY PICKETT with the 20th overall pick. Pickett is the firstMore quarterback selected by the Steelers in the first round since Ben Roethlisberger went 11th overall back in 2004. Picket, a fifth-year senior and record-setting passer, will join a quarterback room that includes free agent signee MITCH TRUBISKY and incumbent backup MASON RUDOLPH. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune

Factoid: Kenny Pickett

If you've heard about Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett, you've probably heard about his freakishly small hands that will require the team that drafts him to alter all the door handles at its facility so he'll be able to open them. What you may not have heard is that he'll be the first quarterback drafted, no later than 6th overall.   more »


Factoid: First-round quarterbacks

A story in the Charlotte Observer over the weekend said that Carolina has first-round grades on three college quarterbacks: Malik Willis (pictured), Kenny Pickett and Matt Corral. With Carolina picking 6th overall and in desperate need of a quarterback, we can say with some confidence that one of those guys will be a Panther a month from today.   more »


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