‘10% Tribusky’s Fault, 40% Canada’s Fault, 50% O-Line’s Fault’- Steelers Nation, Including Ben Roethlisberger, Stands Livid and Divided as Offense Miserably Fails to Click in Poor Season Start

Published 10/01/2022, 7:30 AM EDT
Aug 28, 2022; Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA; Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett (8) takes a snap against the Detroit Lions during the third quarter at Acrisure Stadium. The Steelers won 19-9. Mandatory Credit: Philip G. Pavely-USA TODAY Sports

The Pittsburgh Steelers did not get off to the best possible start. The offensive has struggled, and they cannot push. Mitch Trubisky was unproductive during the games. If the quarterbacks cannot impress, the post-Big Ben era might be a catastrophe. However, some speculate that Kenny Pickett will start in 2022. The fans — even Ben Roethlisberger shared their thoughts on the matter, both positive and negative.


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Mitch Trubisky has not established himself as a pioneer since the start. The franchise’s 1-2 record speaks for itself. Now, there are rumors that they will give Kenny Pickett the reins. Many Black and Gold fans want the 2022 Draft pick to play upfront instead of the usual opener.


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Ben Roethlisberger saw it coming

Ben Roethlisberger mentioned, “When they drafted Kenny, half the-maybe more than half the city wanted him to start right from the get-go. Even before he played it down just because he’s a Pitt kid. Mitch comes with some baggage from Chicago and some stuff. But, give the man a chance, I thought. We said at any point if he doesn’t play well, it’s gonna be boobirds. It’s gonna be Kenny Kenny. And today, we heard it and they chanted Kenny and we had talked about this very early on and knew that it was gonna come. I just hate it for Mitchell because I don’t think it is fair yet.”

The Steelers are at a crossroads because the organization prefers Pickett over Trubisky. PFT’s Mike Florio cited the reason as frustration over the QB1 because he does not deliver the ball to the wide-open guys.

Pittsburgh Steelers fans divide over the QB Situation

After the news got some momentum on Twitter, the fans poured in their thoughts over the QB troubles in the franchise.


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A user noted who is at fault in what percentage and something has to change.

A user deemed it to be Mitch Trubisky’s fault.

A user wants Mason Ryan to open and called that OC Matt Canada is at fault.

A user is calling it for the past five months that the Pittsburgh Steelers need to make Pickett the starter.

A user said in all honesty that Mitch has performed much above expectations. However, they blamed OC Canada for the troubles.

A user would love to bring in Kenny Pickett and toss Matt Canada off.

A user called that Tomlin and the Steelers would make no changes in the roster.


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Furthermore, a user mentioned that everyone wants Pickett out in the field.


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Will Kenny Pickett have the reins this year? Or will the Pittsburgh Steelers stick to the plan? It is subject to witness.

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Pavitra Shome

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Pavitra Shome is an NFL author at EssentiallySports. He began writing while working for an online news portal and holds a Master's Degree in Journalism and Mass Communication. Although Pavitra enjoys watching WWE, Gronk and Brady turned him into an NFL aficionado.