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Steelers: Tomlin officially names Kenny Pickett starting quarterback in latest depth chart

PITTSBURGH — It’s officially the Kenny Pickett show in Pittsburgh.

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Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin officially named Pickett as the Week 5 starter when the black and gold visit the 3-1 Buffalo Bills on Sunday.

Pickett, a first-round pick in the 2022 NFL Draft, ran for two touchdowns in his NFL debut versus the New York Jets when he replaced Mitch Trubisky in the second half.

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NFL Insider Ian Rapoport tweeted Monday, citing sources, that Pickett was set to replace Trubisky in the lineup.

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