Impressing during camp
Pickens has been impressive over the first few days of training camp, Mark Kaboly of The Athletic reports.
Pickens was selected by the Steelers in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft and should have the opportunity to earn targets early in his rookie season because the team lost several receivers during the offseason. The 21-year-old likely will be behind Diontae Johnson and Chase Claypool (shoulder) for targets to begin the regular season, but Pickens has made impressive catches over his first few practices in a Steelers uniform. Rookie Calvin Austin and veterans Miles Boykin and Anthony Miller also should be in the mix for work in Pittsburgh's passing game.
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Johnson (hip) was present for Thursday's practice, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Claypool (shoulder) didn't practice Thursday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Snell (knee) wasn't spotted at Thursday's practice, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Trubisky will start Saturday's preseason opener against the Seahawks.
Trubisky is trending toward winning the Steelers' starting quarterback job, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Snell worked with the Steelers' first-team offense on the goal line during Monday's practice, Mark Kaboly of The Athletic reports.
Harris could have his snap count reduced slightly this season, with Steelers RBs coach Eddie Faulker suggesting about seven fewer plays per game as a reasonable target, Mark Kaboly of The Athletic reports
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin downplayed Pickens being listed with the starters on the team's initial preseason depth chart, Steelers Depot reports.
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Monday that Johnson is dealing with a hip flexor injury, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
Claypool (shoulder) returned to practice in full pads Monday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.