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It hasn’t been a season for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Kenny Pickett. Almost immediately after the Steelers’ season ended, Pickett was active on all social media, training with the receivers and taking no days off.

Pickett has spent nearly three months working with quarterbacks coach Tony Raciopi, and Raciopi took to Twitter to praise how hard Pickett has worked this offseason and announced that no one is going to draft or rule out Pickett.

In the year In 2022, Pickett was drafted in the first round, with plans to replace Ben Roethlisberger. In his fourth season, Pickett replaced Mitch Trubisky in the starting lineup and never looked back.

It took several weeks for Pickett to get comfortable with the attack but his mood and confidence continued to grow and the attack improved around him. Pickett finished with 2,404 yards in 13 games, seven of which were starts. Pickett threw for seven touchdowns and threw nine interceptions. He threw eight of nine in the first five games and just one in the last eight.

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