In information that can shock completely no one who has adopted the state of affairs since springtime, it was realized earlier on Friday that free-agent signing Mitchell Trubisky was listed as a heavy betting favourite to finally be named the beginning quarterback of the Pittsburgh Steelers over profession backup Mason Rudolph and first-round draft choice Kenny Pickett.
The Steelers have since confirmed such prognosticators are spot-on as of the primary full weekend of August.
As defined by Jordan Dajani of CBS Sports activities and Jonathan Heitritter of Steelers Depot, Pittsburgh launched the primary version of its 2022 depth chart forward of the crew’s “Friday Night time Lights” portion of coaching camp. Trubisky, who has spent the vast majority of practices working with the first-team offense because the spring, is listed because the membership’s QB1.
As anticipated, Rudolph is No. 2. Pickett is third forward of solely seventh-round decide Chris Oladokun.
Pickett has unofficially been Pittsburgh’s third-string choice all through the method and only recently obtained some second-team reps. Head coach Mike Tomlin instructed reporters on the time to not learn an excessive amount of into who Pickett labored with every day.
“There shall be extra of that. All of these guys are operating in all teams, it is simply a part of crew improvement,” Tomlin mentioned of rotating his signal-callers.
The Steelers host the Seattle Seahawks of their preseason opener on Aug. 13. Count on all 4 quarterbacks beforehand talked about to take snaps in that contest.