There become a bombshell record that got here out approximately Mitch Trubisky and Diontae Johnson on Monday afternoon. According to Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette,

Trubisky become benched at halftime towards the New York Jets  weeks in the past following a locker room war of words with Johnson.

It become then that Tomlin reportedly determined to go together with Pickett withinside the 2d half. Tomlin become then requested approximately this record in the course

of his press convention on Tuesday afternoon and didn`t affirm nor deny that a war of words happened.

"If it transpired, it is good. It likely method there may be a pair of men that desired to win. If it did not transpire,

it likely method that it ought to have due to the fact we're aggressively pursuing victory,

" Tomlin stated. Tomlin additionally did not appear to affirm that the yelling healthy become the primary motive that Pickett entered the recreation.

. At the time, he stated that he felt the group wanted a spark and Pickett genuinely supplied one, despite the fact that the Steelers lost.

The Steelers could be hoping to get Pickett lower back for subsequent Sunday's recreation towards the Miami Dolphins.

He suffered a concussion in the course of remaining Sunday's recreation towards the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.