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Steelers Daily News & Links: Reaction to Kenny Pickett Trade; Russell Wilson’s First Day

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๐Ÿˆ Former Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman and current Houston Texan Kendrick Green hopes Kenny Pickett balls out in Philadelphia.

Guard Kevin Dotson, who was traded to the Los Angeles Rams by the Steelers before the 2023 season, also made a statement that a “Change of scenery can do wonders for your mental.”

Dotson was one of the highest-graded guards by Pro Football Focus in 2023, and was rewarded a three-year deal worth $48 million by L.A. this past week.

๐Ÿˆ Former Steelers wide receiver Eli Rogers pointed out that he had a longer career with the Steelers than Kenny Pickett.

“I spent more time in Pittsburgh than Kenny Picket and I was undrafted. He was FIRST ROUND ๐Ÿ˜ณ,” Rogers wrote on X.

๐Ÿˆ Newly signed Steelers safety DeShon Elliott wished Mike Tomlin a Happy Birthday during his introductory press conference.

๐Ÿˆ Devin Jackson of the Philadelphia Inquirer captured Mike Tomlin interacting with prospects at the Clemson pro day.

๐Ÿˆ Patrick Queen sat down with Missi Matthews of Steelers.com to talk how he fits into the defense, the AFC North and more.

๐Ÿˆ Mike Tomlin is excited to work with Patrick Queen and Russell Wilson.

“Great way to celebrate my birthday by signing these guys. Canโ€™t wait to get down to football business with them,” Tomlin wrote on Instagram.

๐Ÿˆ Former Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell thinks Kenny Pickett had a better chance competing with Russell Wilson for the starting job than going to Philadelphia.

“Iโ€™m hearing he requested the trade? if so, Iโ€™m confused on that tho.. I feel like he had a better chance competing against russell and stayin in pitt, rather than goin to philly with 0% chance of winning starting job over Jalen Hurts .. but oh well I guess ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿพโ€โ™‚๏ธ,” Bell wrote on X.

๐ŸŽฅ Russell Wilson had a great Day 1 as a Steeler.

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