PITTSBURGHquarterback Concussion protocol cleared and he is ready to start Sunday's game against the Friday morning, the team announced that they had received a letter from the president.
Pickett was concussed after a hit in the Steelers' third quarter.For the . Coach Mike Tomlin stated Pickett would play against the Dolphins if protocol was cleared. He didn't anticipate the concussion to affect his practice availability this week.
Tomlin stated Tuesday that “oftentimes, someone is in the protocol and have received complete clearance in terms full participation,” Sometimes it's not enough, so you restrict their participation. It provides reps for other people when it is limited.
“He has been cleared from all participation perspectives relative to his position.”
Tomlin's words were true: the rookie was fully trained on Wednesday and Thursday, doing all of his first-team reps.
Pickett's first start against Bucs was a success. He completed 11 of 18 attempts to gain 67 yards and led a touchdown drive in the Steelers' opener series. Pickett was not available.Pickett was replaced by Corey in the Jets' loss. He played the first four games of this season and completed 9 of 12 passes for 144 yards with a touchdown.
CornerbackEnds that are tight They were also cleared of concussion protocol, and will play Sunday after missing the victory against the Bucs.