When it arrives to this year’s NFL quarterback battles, the Pittsburgh Steelers have most teams conquer. And the concern of who will get started under middle in Week 1 acquired even extra intriguing when signal-caller Mitch Trubisky was named one of the team’s captains on Monday — even however it however isn’t confirmed regardless of whether he is starting up on Sunday from the Cincinnati Bengals.
Irrespective of whether he commences or not, Trubisky has plainly grown into a management function on the Steelers — and a humble leader at that, as the North Carolina products shown whilst speaking to the press on Monday.
Though head mentor Mike Tomlin even now hasn’t announced who will commence Sunday’s recreation, the typical consensus is that Trubisky has attained the get in touch with more than rookie Kenny Pickett. Both QBs played during last week’s preseason finale, with Trubisky ending the day completing 15-of-19 passes for 160 yards with a person landing.
“I assume it was important to set up a rhythm and rating factors,” Trubisky said of the touchdown travel, by way of CBS Sports activities. “We wanted to occur absent with a lot more touchdowns early on, but we settled for area objectives, so we will search again and get superior at that. But I believe to complete with a landing was significant. … It was good to go out there and get a 50 % in. I felt like we received much more of a rhythm.”
When questioned if he understood yet if he will get started in 7 days 1, Trubisky performed coy.
“The announcement will occur out when it comes out, but you’re not heading to hear it from me,” he claimed with a chuckle.