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zach bacharContributor IDecember 24, 2023

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George Pickens was unstoppable on Saturday afternoon.

The 22-year-old’s profession day assisted the Pittsburgh Steelers cruise to a 34-11 win over the Cincinnati Bengals to keep their playoff dreams alive.

Pickens taped 195 backyards and 2 goals, both representing the greatest single-game marks for him considering that he was prepared in 2022. It’s much more remarkable that he set up those numbers regardless of tape-recording a simple 4 catches, maximizing his restricted touches. Pickens set the tone early, capturing a brief pass that he took 86 lawns for a goal to open the scoring in the very first quarter.

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Mason Rudolph began at quarterback for the very first time given that 2021 and carried out Pittsburgh’s offending tactical plan completely, rapidly getting the ball into the hands of the group’s ability gamers and providing area to break takes on and acquire lawns after the catch. He revealed some deep precision too, discovering Pickens on the sideline for a 44-yard gain prior to halftime.

He completed the contest with 290 backyards and 2 goals without tossing an interception, finishing 17 of his 27 pass efforts. The Steelers’ offending line held up well, as Rudolph was sacked just when.

Pickens’ excellent trip is what had football fans buzzing throughout the video game and drew some contrasts to one of the biggest broad receivers in NFL history.

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Adam Steel @RenegadeAdam

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Portersburgh @PortersBurgh

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Baxter Street Boys @baxstboys

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The Steelers enhanced their record to 8-7 after the win, keeping their playoff hopes alive while likewise getting one action more detailed to clinching another winning season for head coach Mike Tomlin.

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