Pickett to Pickens could be a familiar connection in Pittsburgh for years to come.
But it was Saturday night Mason Rudolph Not a starting quarterback. Kenny Pickett He threw a 26-yard touchdown pass to a rookie receiver. George PickensHe caught a pass while covered in the back of the end zone. And bring both legs down.
Pickens has generated a lot of hype, which isn’t easy for any player to do in an old-school, team-focused training camp. But Pickens’ skills and abilities are undeniable, and questions will inevitably arise as to why and how he stayed in 51 picks – 10 of which were receivers.
Just the fact that the Steelers selected Pickens is reason enough to think he’ll be great. Pittsburgh has shown a knack for over a decade of drafting top receivers in any round.
In the past, some have said that having Ben Roethlisberger at quarterback has helped the young receivers look better. With Big Ben gone, the receivers have a chance to show what they’ve done to make the Steelers quarterbacks look good.
Based on this strengthPickens also helps running backs look good.