Mitchell Trubisky’s gap year with the Buffalo Bills wasn’t as productive as the Pittsburgh Steelers hoped. was smashed by
In two games, Trubisky completed 59.3% of his passes for 362 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. It’s clear he lacks the advantage of big plays. Trubisky ranks 29th in passing yards, running for just 16 yards. Despite some decent weaponry, the Steelers offense looked mediocre.
But there is hope along the way… maybe.
Steelers fans are already calling for first-round rookie Kenny Pickett in Week 2, and Pickett could make his debut in Week 3 if Trubisky fails to produce a splash play. Pickett has had solid results in the preseason, but that doesn’t guarantee success once the actual game begins.
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Meanwhile, the Cleveland Browns look set to rebound after a dismal collapse against the New York Jets in Week 2. The Browns’ offense worked well in the loss, so it’s up to the defense to prove they can contain Trubisky.
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