George Pickens

George Pickens Is A ‘Freak’ According To His Teammates

Rookie wide receiver George Pickens is making an impression on his Pittsburgh Steelers teammates in preseason.

Against the Seahawks, George Pickens had a three-catch, 43-yard performance and Pittsburgh didn’t need to see any more. George Pickens played just 21 snaps.

The 6’3 Georgia product has drawn praise from his teammates, including Diontae Johnson.


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“He’s a freak, that’s what he is,” said Diontae Johnson. “He’s a freak. That’s a special talent. You can’t teach some of the things he does. I just be watching like, man, I be amazed at how he catches the ball sometimes. He’s young. He’s getting better on the daily.”


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“It’s going to be a big plus,” Johnson added. “They’re not going to be able to cover everyone. They can’t double everyone. There’s always going to be a one-on-one matchup, it’s up to the defense who they’re going to cover.”

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