Mitch Trubisky, QB (PIT)

Pulling ahead in QB competition

Trubisky is trending toward winning the Steelers' starting quarterback job, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.

Trubisky has had his fair share of struggles early in camp, but he's still spent most of his time with the first-team offense ahead of Pittsburgh's first preseason game. While Mason Rudolph has been better than expected with Kenny Pickett showing improvement as camp progresses, Rapoport reports that Trubisky will "almost certainly" start under center for the Steelers' regular-season opener against Cincinnati on Sept. 11. The team's quarterback competition remains open, and it's certainly possible that Pickett sees some looks at some point after Pittsburgh selected him in the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft, but Trubisky seems to be gaining the trust of the coaching staff with just over a month left before the start of the regular season.

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Mitch Trubisky

Mitch Trubisky


Demoted to No. 2 role

Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin confirmed Tuesday that Trubisky will serve as the team's backup quarterback Week 5 in Buffalo while Kenny Pickett takes over as the starter, Dale Lolley of reports.

Kenny Pickett


Overtakes Trubisky, starting Week 5

Pickett is listed as the top quarterback on Pittsburgh's Week 5 depth chart, confirming he'll make his first NFL start Sunday in Buffalo, Teresa Varley of the Steelers' official site reports.

Jaylen Warren


Logs four touches in loss

Warren rushed three times for 18 yards while securing his lone target for four yards during the Steelers' 24-20 loss to the Jets on Sunday.

Mitch Trubisky

Mitch Trubisky


Replaced by Pickett in Week 4

Trubisky completed seven of 13 pass attempts for 84 yards, no touchdowns and an interception while rushing once for one yard during the Steelers' 24-20 loss to the Jets on Sunday.