Why Steelers Won't Start Kenny Pickett Yet | Offensive Identity: Balance Najee Harris/Pat Freiermuth

Locked On Steelers – Daily Podcast On The Pittsburgh Steelers

27-09-2022 • 47分

Chris Carter of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, hosts the Locked on Steelers podcast, and is joined by Josh Taylor of KDKA-TV and 93.7 The Fan. The Pittsburgh Steelers may seem stubborn for not starting Kenny Pickett over Mitch Trubisky, but there's a good amount of reasons for Mike Tomlin letting his rookie quarterback grow on the bench. Much of that comes from giving the future franchise quarterback a better foundation to start from with an offense that has some rhythm for him to rely upon in the NFL. But clearly, the Steelers' offense doesn't have that yet. So what must that offense's identity be? Chris Carter and Josh Taylor explain that a strong running game must be part of it, but a balance to the offense must exist to help the Steelers' offensive line and Najee Harris. To do that, the Steelers need to make sure Pat Freiermuth is more involved in the offense. That will require Matt Canada getting Mitch Trubisky to see through defenses. But can that happen in time for the Steelers to beat the Jets? CALL INTO THE SHOW AT 412-223-6644 or if international, e-mail your audio message to LOSTEELERSTOPICBAG@GMAIL.COM Follow Chris Carter on Twitter: @CarterCritiques. Theme music is 'Soul Kick' by Ceddy P, and 'Too Easy' by Nerdboy. Both from their label Renaissance Music. Find more from their label here. This show is part of the Locked on Podcast Network. Support Us By Supporting Our Sponsors! Dave Download the Dave app from the App store right now for an Extra Cash account and get up to 500 dollars instantly. For terms and conditions go to dave.com/legal. Instant transfer fees apply. Banking provided by Evolve. Member FDIC. BetterHelp It’s not a crisis line, it’s not self-help, it’s professional therapy done securely online, available to people worldwide. And they have a special offer for my listeners: get 10% off your first month at Betterhelp.com/LockedOn Elias NFL season is right around the corner, so don’t wait! Find Elias Game Plan in the App Store or Play Store today! LinkedIn LinkedIn Jobs helps you find the candidates you want to talk to, faster. Post your job for free at LinkedIn.com/LOCKEDONNFL Built Bar Built Bar is a protein bar that tastes like a candy bar. Go to builtbar.com and use promo code “LOCKEDON15,” and you’ll get 15% off your next order. BetOnline BetOnline.net has you covered this season with more props, odds and lines than ever before. BetOnline – Where The Game Starts! Athletic Greens To make it easy, Athletic Greens is going to give you a FREE 1 year supply of immune-supporting Vitamin D AND 5 FREE travel packs with your first purchase. All you have to do is visit athleticgreens.com/NFLNETWORK. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices