The Pittsburgh Steelers signed quarterback Mitch Trubisky to a three-year contract on Friday, giving the membership some long-term stability behind starter Kenny Pickett.
Trubisky was about to enter the second season of a two-year deal he signed with Pittsburgh final spring. The signing offers the Steelers a little bit of wage cap reduction as they attempt to fortify the roster forward of the 2023 season.
Trubisky joined the Steelers in March 2022 after a stint backing up Josh Allen in Buffalo. He started 2022 because the starter in Pittsburgh earlier than being changed by Pickett at halftime of what turned a loss to the New York Jets in Week 4.
Trubisky, the second general decide by Chicago within the 2017 draft, handed for 1,252 yards with 4 touchdowns and 5 interceptions whereas showing in seven video games for the Steelers final season.
The signing means the depth chart behind Pickett in 2022 will stay intact in 2023. The Steelers signed longtime backup Mason Rudolph to a one-year deal final week. Rudolph spent most of final season because the third-stringer behind Pickett and Trubisky.