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Tagged: Mitch Trubisky (74 Results)


Trubisky to start, but leash is short

After taking a few extra days to announce a decision, the Pittsburgh Steelers officially will start quarterback MITCH TRUBISKY on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers. While Trubisky is the starter, heMore reportedly will be on a short leash given his previous struggles. Fellow quarterback MASON RUDOLPH, the veteran who has been the third stringer all year, took increased reps in practice this week. Fantasy owners likely have better options. Less

Source: Various


Steelers QB Pickett enters concussion protocol

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback KENNY PICKETT entered the concussion protocol in the first quarter of Sunday’s game against the Baltimore Ravens and did not return to the game. Pickett took aMore hard sack at the end of the Steelers’ first drive and, after coming to the sideline, Pickett was evaluated for a concussion in the injury tent. He was initially cleared and reentered the game for a second drive, but after entering the protocol following that series, he did not return and was replaced by backup quarterback MITCH TRUBISKY. Less



Steelers QB Pickett leaves first career home start with concussion

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie quarterback KENNY PICKETT left Sunday’s game against Tampa Bay during the third quarter and did not return because of a concussion. Former starter-turned-backup MITCH TRUBISKY replaced Pickett atMore quarterback and finished off a surprise victory over the Bucs that ended a four-game losing streak for the Steelers. Pickett, meanwhile, enters the concussion protocol where fantasy owners will need to monitor his progress in the days ahead. Less

Source: Pittsburg Tribune


Pickett era to begin in Pittsburgh

Four games, fantasy owners. That’s how long it took for the MITCH TRUBISKY era to transition to the KENNY PICKETT era in Pittsburgh. The Steelers are expected to start Pickett onMore Sunday against the Buffalo Bills. After three consecutive losses, the team decided it was time to change starting quarterbacks. While Pickett show flashes after replacing Trubisky in Sunday’s game against the New York Jets, he has his work cut out for him with upcoming games against Buffalo, Tampa Bay, Miami, and Philadelphia on the schedule. Less

Source: NBC Sports


Steelers bench Trubisky, rookie QB Pickett scores 2 touchdowns

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback MITCH TRUBISKY, who has struggled for much of the season, was benched in favor of rookie quarterback KENNY PICKETT in Sunday’s game against the New York Jets. PickettMore provided a spark for the Steelers offense, scoring 2 rushing touchdowns after taking over in the second half. Pickett also had 3 interceptions in the game. Meanwhile, head coach Mike Tomlin said afterward that he wasn’t ready to announce a starter for next Sunday’s game at the Buffalo Bills. Stay tuned, fantasy owners. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Podcast: September 27 episode of the Fantasy Index Podcast

Moishe Steigmann and Justin Eleff improve your whole approach to fantasy football, then play Supply by Demand in Week 4. Play along at home, poets, and win a plaque from Affordable Trophies.  more »



Steelers hoping to unleash passing game

As fantasy owners are well aware, the Pittsburgh Steelers offense has gotten off to a slow start to open the 2022 season. Steelers quarterback MITCH TRUBISKY said on Tuesday that he’sMore looking to open up the passing game and “throw the ball down the field”. While Trubisky’s plan sounds good, it’s worth nothing that he is averaging just 5.1 yards per attempt this season – second worst in the league only to injured Dallas Cowboys quarterback DAK PRESCOTT. Less



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


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


Steelers WR Claypool declares himself “top-three receiver”

If Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver CHASE CLAYPOOL plays fantasy football, his draft board may look a bit different than most. Claypool said on a podcast yesterday that “I know I’m aMore top-three receiver”. While Claypool admitted that he left some plays on the field last season, he added that he will grow from the experience and those lessons learned will be the foundation of the success he foresees heading into the 2022 season. While Claypool’s confidence is admirable, fantasy owners would be wise to remember that he will most likely be catching passes from MITCH TRUBISKY this year. Less

Source: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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 »



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


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