MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA – OCTOBER 23: Kenny Pickett #8 of the Pittsburgh Steelers throws the ball through the first quarter towards the Miami Dolphins at Laborious Rock Stadium on October 23, 2022 in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photograph by Megan Briggs/Getty Photographs)
Kenny Pickett was making an attempt to grow to be a Sunday Night time Soccer hero and lead the Steelers again towards the Dolphins however his hero ball was a catastrophe.
What appeared prefer it may very well be a high-octane Sunday Night time Soccer matchup between the Miami Dolphins and Pittsburgh Steelers to cap off a protracted day of motion in Week 7 was a rock combat.
There have been no factors within the second half from both group as Miami held a 16-10 at halftime and tried to cling onto it. Kenny Pickett was doing his greatest to try to change that. However late within the fourth quarter, it may very well be stated that he was making an attempt a little bit too onerous to be the hero.
Pickett began making an attempt to make some hero-type throws to propel the Steelers to a primetime victory. However his first try at that with the group driving into the crimson zone resulted in a Jevon Holland interception and lengthy return. Pittsburgh received the ball again, although, and Pickett drove deep into Dolphins territory within the two-minute drill.
If solely he didn’t recover from his skis on one of many ultimate performs as he tried a wildly unadvised throw and was picked off — with an admittedly absurd effort — by Noah Igbinoghene ultimately zone to seal the win for
Greatest memes and tweets trolling Kenny Pickett, Steelers for loss to DolphinsNFL Twitter had loads to say about Pickett and Pittsburgh after the sport with only a few giving the Dolphins their flowers for the win.
The second Kenny Pickett tries to do something he is seen grown-ups do on a soccer subject, catastrophe strikes
— Benjamin Solak (@BenjaminSolak) October 24, 2022
One other insanely unhealthy determination by Pickett there.
— Jon Ledyard (@LedyardNFLDraft) October 24, 2022
Two late unclutch interceptions weren’t good indicators for rookie Kenny Pickett … who does not have a complete lot extra arm than Tua does.
— Skip Bayless (@RealSkipBayless) October 24, 2022
Bo Nix goes to be within the NFL subsequent 12 months and it’s going to seem like what Pickett seems to be like now
— Alex Kirshner (@alex_kirshner) October 24, 2022
Pickett has thrown wayyyyy too many interceptions
— Michael Beck (@MichaelBeck56) October 24, 2022
dang Collinsworth hit Pickett with that ‘hand dimension within the rain’ in a giant spot
— Gregg Rosenthal (@greggrosenthal) October 24, 2022
There’s some form of irony with Brian Flores benching Igbinoghene for 2 years, presumably advising the Steelers offense to assault him, after which Noah arising with the game-ending INT.
— Matt Cannata (@CannataPFN) October 24, 2022
When you might nonetheless make the argument that Pickett, the Steelers’ first-round rookie quarterback, remains to be much better of an possibility than Mitchell Trubisky, the reality of the matter is that he’s nonetheless making the primary begins of his profession, and that comes with a mess of errors and studying experiences.
Everybody witnessed that within the clutch moments on Sunday evening.
This may not be a sense that Steelers followers are all that aware of, however typically it’s a must to endure rising pains. They by no means really feel good; the hope is simply that they’re price it, which is the case with Pickett because the franchise quarterback in Pittsburgh.