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Kenny Pickett will be Steelers QB

Written by Tony Ghaul

The Pittsburgh Steelers are making a change at quarterback. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported Monday that Kenny Pickett is expected to replace Mitch Trubisky as the Steelers starting QB.

Rookie first-round draft pick Kenny Pickett is going to take over at QB, replacing Mitch Trubisky. He is slated to get his first start against the Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Steelers QB Kenny Pickett. Photo courtsey of The Washington Post

Pickett replaced Trubisky at the start of the second half in Sunday’s home loss to the New York Jets. Trubisky was benched after going 7 of 13 for 84 yards passing and an interception in the first half. Pickett completed 10-of-13 passes for 120 yards and three interceptions. He also ran six times for 15 yards rushing and two scores.

Pittsburgh’s rookie QB Kenny Pickett. Photo courtsey of

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