Kenny Pickett, QB (PIT)

Connects with Pickens in loss

Pickett completed 25 of 42 passes for 265 yards and a touchdown in Sunday's 37-30 loss to the Bengals. He added two rushing attempts for 14 yards.

Pickett found George Pickens for a 24-yard touchdown to tie the score at 17 in the second quarter. The pair of rookies have shown good chemistry from the get-go, so Pickett-to-Pickens could be a common phrase around Pittsburgh for years to come if the rookie quarterback proves capable of holding down the starting job. Two of Pickett's three career touchdown passes have been thrown to Pickens, but those three touchdowns have been accompanied by eight interceptions, as Pickett's still learning how to limit turnovers heading into a Week 12 primetime game in Indianapolis on MNF.

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Kenny Pickett


Shows more efficiency

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Pat Freiermuth

Pat Freiermuth


Racks up 76 yards

Freiermuth recorded three catches on five targets for 76 yards in Sunday's 19-16 win over the Falcons.

Jaylen Warren


Suits up Sunday

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Jaylen Warren


Questionable Sunday

Warren (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against Atlanta, Mike DeFabo of The Athletic reports.