The Steelers have won a game and lost a game in 2022, but they’ve won few admirers for their offensive performance. With another game tonight in Cleveland and a mini-bye before a Week Four visit from the Jets, change could be coming.

And while some are jostling for the dismissal of offensive coordinator Matt Canada, that won’t be happening — at least not in the short term. Teams don’t have backup offensive coordinators. They do, however, have backup quarterbacks.

The Steelers have not only a backup but a starter in waiting. A first-rounder who became popular as the starting quarterback for the local college team, and whose name has been chanted by the paying customers both in the preseason and regular season.

As one league source explained it to PFT, Kenny Pickett is ready to go.