Latest George Pickens News

Mike Tomlin and the Steelers didn't panic during their December swoon. Now they're in the playoffs

Jan. 08, 2024 16:41 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Steelers hold a team meeting every Monday afternoon. In it, longtime head coach Mike Tomlin — in a language that everyone on the roster, from the stars to his assistants to the practice squad guys simply happy to have a job in the NFL can easily...

With Huntley at QB, the Ravens will try to get even for their loss to Steelers earlier this season

Jan. 04, 2024 18:59 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (9-7) at BALTIMORE (13-3) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST, ESPN OPENING LINE: Steelers by 4 according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Steelers 9-7, Ravens 11-5. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 34-25. LAST MEETING:...

Major playoff implications for pair of 8-7 teams as Seahawks play host to Steelers

Dec. 28, 2023 13:15 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (8-7) at SEATTLE (8-7) Sunday, 4:05 p.m. EST, FOX BETTING LINE: Seahawks by 3 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook AGAINST THE SPREAD: Pittsburgh 8-7; Seattle 8-6-1 SERIES RECORD: Tied 10-10. LAST MEETING:...

Steelers will turn to Mason Rudolph once again if Kenny Pickett's right ankle can't go vs. Seattle

Dec. 26, 2023 13:01 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph's dynamic play against Cincinnati helped keep the Pittsburgh Steelers' season alive. The longtime backup quarterback could get a chance to do it again when the Steelers visit Seattle on New Year's Eve. Coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday that Rudolph will...

Rudolph hits Pickens for 2 long touchdowns, Steelers end 3-game skid with 34-11 win over Bengals

Dec. 23, 2023 21:20 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mason Rudolph isn't afraid to admit his mind would drift toward the future as the seasons passed and he remained at the bottom of the Pittsburgh Steelers' depth chart. “You have confidence in yourself as a player,” the longtime backup quarterback said. “But...

Jake Browning and the surging Bengals head to Pittsburgh to face the reeling Steelers

Dec. 21, 2023 17:34 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for the Cincinnati Bengals' season being over the second Joe Burrow tore a ligament in his right wrist last month. Not with backup quarterback Jake Browning improving by the week. Not with defensive coordinator Lou Anarumo's defense creating game-shifting...

Browning, Bengals look to keep the momentum going while reeling Steelers turn to Rudolph

Dec. 21, 2023 17:21 PM EST

CINCINNATI (8-6) at PITTSBURGH (7-7) Saturday, 4:30 p.m. EST, NBC. OPENING LINE: Bengals by 2 1/2, according to FanDuel Sportsbook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Bengals 6-7-1; Steelers 7-7. SERIES RECORD: Steelers lead 69-39 LAST...

Tomlin believes Pickens' maturity is a work in progress, but won't bench talented Steelers WR

Dec. 20, 2023 15:59 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin believes second-year wide receiver George Pickens' growth off the field remains a work in progress but will not bench Pickens on Saturday when Cincinnati visits. Pickens has drawn scrutiny outside the organization for his lack...

Steelers WR George Pickens dismisses outside criticism as 'media guys' having an opinion

Dec. 19, 2023 19:38 PM EST

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver George Pickens hears the outside criticism about his hustle. More specifically his lack of hustle. He could not care less. “The people that are questioning my effort, they don’t play football,"...