CLEVELAND — Mitch Trubisky stated Tuesday he knew he needed to get rookie vast receiver George Pickens extra concerned within the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense.
He did simply that late within the first quarter when he let it rip to Pickens streaking down the sideline in entrance of the Cleveland Browns bench.
Pickens, who had simply two catches for 26 yards getting into Thursday’s sport, hauled within the 36-yard reception with a one-handed seize, securing the ball towards his physique as he hit the bottom. It did not matter that he was carefully guarded by Martin Emerson Jr., Pickens nonetheless made the contested catch. The 36-yard completion was the Steelers’ longest cross play this season.
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The catch put the Steelers’ offense in place to attain on a 5-yard Najee Harris landing run a couple of performs later, tying the sport 7-7 and exhibiting the type of aggression and explosiveness the unit lacked within the first two weeks.