Last Update: Sep 23, 2022.

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Will Kenny Pickett start in 2022?

PITTSBURGH €” At some point during the 2022 season, Kenny Pickett will be the Steelers' starting quarterback.

Steelers officially name Mitchell Trubisky Week 1 starter, Kenny Pickett to be QB2. Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made it official Tuesday: Mitchell Trubisky will start Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals.Sept 6, 2022

Steelers select Pittsburgh QB Kenny Pickett with No. 20 overall pick in 2022 NFL Draft.

Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) takes part in drills during practice at their NFL football training camp facility in Latrobe, Pa., Wednesday, July 27, 2022. Kenny Pickett spent even the last few days before heading to his first NFL training camp working on his game.

2022 NFL Draft: Steelers Pick Kenny Pickett At No. 20 Overall

That ended Thursday, when Kenny Pickett was selected by the Pittsburgh Steelers with the 20th pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. Pickett is the latest first-round quarterback drafted since 1997.

2022 NFL Draft: Steelers Pick Kenny Pickett At No. 20 Overall

NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year odds 2022: Kenny Pickett, George Pickens among favorites.2 days ago

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) -- The 2022 NFL Draft is in the books. The Steelers made a big first-round splash by selecting Pitt quarterback Kenny Pickett at No. 20. Pickett will compete with Mason Rudolph and free-agent acquisition Mitch Trubisky for the starting job.

Kenny Pickett was selected with the No. 20 pick of the first round in the 2022 NFL draft by the Steelers.Apr 29, 2022

Second QB Off The Board More Than 50 Picks After Kenny Pickett

Kenny Pickett was selected with the No. 20 pick of the first round in the 2022 NFL draft by the Steelers.

Second QB Off The Board More Than 50 Picks After Kenny Pickett

The Steelers didn't have to look far to find their first-round pick, selecting University of Pittsburgh quarterback Kenny Pickett with the 20th pick overall in the 2022 NFL Draft. "We're super, super excited to be able to draft Kenny Pickett with our first-round pick," said General Manager Kevin Colbert.

Kenny Pickett could be QB1 in the 2022 NFL Draft The reason for Pickett to sit out of the 2021 Peach Bowl is simple: preservation. There is no more difficult position to play in team sports than quarterback, and the risk of injury is too high for Pickett.

Kenny Pickett was selected with the No. 20 pick of the first round in the 2022 NFL draft by the Steelers.

Steelers Veteran Gives Up No. 8 Jersey For Rookie Kenny Pickett, Who

8That player is quarterback and first-round pick Kenny Pickett, who will continue to wear No. 8 after wearing that number at the University of Pittsburgh.May 3, 2022

Steelers Veteran Gives Up No. 8 Jersey For Rookie Kenny Pickett, Who

Now, it seems that narrative has changed, and Kenny Pickett could be the guy in Week 1. The Steelers selected Pickett as the first quarterback taken in the 2022 NFL Draft, and draft experts believe he's certainly capable of starting as a rookie.

Kenny Pickett will continue to be No. 8 at Heinz Field, trading in his Pitt Panthers blue and gold for Steelers black and gold. One day after selecting Pickett in the first round of the NFL draft, the Steelers said his jersey number will be No. 8.