Quarterback Mitch Trubisky has not had the best first two games as the Pittsburgh Steelers starter. He is not making deep throws and is working with a short field so far in 2022.
Trubisky is aware he is not throwing downfield as much as he could and admitted he should be doing more to give the Steelers more opportunities.
“It’s there, and we had our opportunities,” Trubisky said, per NFL.com. “I think earlier, I can take shots downfield. I think I can look for [No.] 14 more often, George [Pickens]. He’s doing a great job for us, and I just gotta get these playmakers the football. Whatever route they’re running, I just gotta get them the ball. It really comes down to me making better decisions, being aggressive and putting ourselves in that position.”
Trubiksy has receivers Diontae Johnson, Chase Claypool and rookie George Pickens, along with tight end Pat Freiermuth to chose from.
In the win against the Cincinnati Bengals in Week 1 and the Week 2 loss against the New England Patriots, Trubisky has 362 yards passing with a completion rating of 59.2%, two touchdowns and one interception.
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Author : Shanna McCarriston
Publish date : 2022-09-20 17:40:43
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