Pickett sparks Steelers, but it’s not enough in loss to Jets

PITTTSBURGH — Rookie quarterback Kenny Pickett provided a brief second-half spark for the Pittsburgh Steelers, but a couple fourth-quarter turnovers and a defensive meltdown allowed the New York Jets to rally late and escape with a 24-20 victory on Sunday.

Steelers’ head coach Mike Tomlin said that he wanted to provide a second-half spark to his team, which trailed 10-6 at halftime.

Pickett pulled Pittsburgh in front and gave the Steelers a 10-point lead, 20-10, early in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough.

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