According to a supply with information of the state of affairs, Mike Tomlin met with the quarterbacks Monday and instructed them Trubisky was the starter, Pickett was the backup and Rudolph was the No. 3. However, as a result of an obvious error, the depth chart that was launched later Monday confirmed Rudolph because the backup and Pickett because the No. 3.
Trubisky being named a team co-captain Monday led to early hypothesis that he had received the beginning job underneath middle.
— Pittsburgh Steelers (@steelers) September 5, 2022
Pickett, chosen No. 20 through the 2022 NFL Draft, had been competing for the beginning quarterback place alongside Trubisky and Mason Rudolph.
Trubisky, 28, joined the Steelers in March on a two-year, $14 million deal after spending final season with the Buffalo Bills. Prior to his stint with the Bills, the previous North Carolina standout performed 4 seasons for the Chicago Bears after being chosen No. 2 within the 2017 NFL Draft.
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