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Steelers’ George Pickens makes insane one-handed catch against Browns

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Pittsburgh Steelers rookie receiver George Pickens or Odell Beckham Jr., who created that insane one-handed glove?

In Thursday night’s game between the Steelers and the Cleveland Browns, quarterback Mitchell Trubisky hit a deep pass to the right side for Pickens, but it looked a little too far.

That was until Pickens did his best Beckham impression by extending his right arm, hooking the ball and hitting it hard on the ground before holding it to his body.

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George Pickens of the Pittsburgh Steelers watches the August 28, 2022 game against the Detroit Lions at Acrichure Stadium in Pittsburgh.

George Pickens of the Pittsburgh Steelers watches the August 28, 2022 game against the Detroit Lions at Acrichure Stadium in Pittsburgh.
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The 36-yard reception set up the Steelers’ touchdown drive and was capped by Nagy Harris’ run into the end zone. Rookie running back Jaylen Warren also had some great runs to get Pittsburgh into the red zone.

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Beckham’s catch was perhaps more impressive when lined up — considering the Dallas Cowboys cornerback who committed pass interference was draped all over him.

Pittsburgh Steelers' Mitch Trubisky faces Cleveland Browns' Anthony Walker Jr. in the first quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on September 22, 2022.

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Mitch Trubisky faces Cleveland Browns’ Anthony Walker Jr. in the first quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium in Cleveland on September 22, 2022.
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But it was Beckham’s rookie year at a primetime Sunday night football game.

The current free-agent wide receiver took to Twitter to react to Pickens’ grab and was impressed.

He also made several statements before this week’s game. Georgia native Pickens said he felt he was open “90% of the time” when the Steelers lost to the New England Patriots last Sunday.

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In the Pittsburgh Tribune Review, Pickens said, “I’m just saying that because I’m a big guy who runs as low as 4.4.” “I’m always stepping on someone. My legs are naturally longer than others, actually faster. I always [going to] Has steps and always feels open 99% of the time [the defender] Get time to catch up. ”

Pittsburgh Steelers' George Pickens felt he was open "90% chance" The Steelers' loss against the New England Patriots on September 18, 2022.

Pittsburgh Steelers’ George Pickens felt he was open “90% of the time” when the Steelers lost to the New England Patriots on Sept. 18, 2022.
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Coming into this game, Pickens has only two catches for 22 yards as the Steelers try to find rhythm in the passing game against new quarterback Trubisky, who will take over after retired Ben Roethlisberger. did.

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