NFL Futures Predictions
Key Stat: Kenny Pickett is drafted as a 20th pick in the first round of 2022 draft
- Kenny Pickett led Pittsburgh Panthers to ACC football championship in 2021
- Kenny Pickett was named ACC 2021 athlete of the year
- Kenny Picket is 19 for 22 and 171 yards and three touchdowns in two pre-season games for the Steelers
The Steelers are entering the post Big Ben era as the notorious Steelers quarterback retired after being with the franchise since 2004. Ben Roethlisberger era is ended and now we are looking into a new era in which we might have another quarterback that will follow Ben’s lead. Kenny Pickett was drafted by the Steelers as 20th pick in the first round of the 2022 draft and entering the pre-season he has done a remarkable job to compete as a prime quarterback for the new upcoming season.
Kenny Pickett led the Panthers to the 2021 ACC Football championship and was named ACC Athlete of the year. The 24-year-old quarterback was the first quarterback selected in the first round, and for this he has all the backing by the fans and team mates. In the first two games of the pre-season, Pickett 19 of 22 for 171 yards and earned three touchdowns for the Steelers. The question is still has he done enough to become the Steelers starting quarterback when the season will start? We are definitely sure that this will happen and if it happens we are backing this young quarterback to win the prestigious award named offensive rookie of the year.
Key Stat: Chris Olave is drafted as a 11th pick in the first round of the 2022 draft
- Chris Olave set a record for receiving most touchdown passes (35) for Ohio State
- Chris Olave was a Ohio State team captain in 2021
- Chris Olave already scored his first touchdown in the NFL in the second game of the pre-season against the Packers
Chris Olave is entering the NFL as one of the greatest school receivers this game has ever produced. While playing for the Ohio State he set a university record for successfully receiving 35 touchdown passes. He has been drafted by the New Orleans Saints as 11th pick overall in the first round of the 2022 NFL draft. It was expected this to happen as public and the teams were definitely expecting to see Chris Olave in the first round of the most recent draft held in Vegas.
The Saints wide receiver is expected to have immediate impact for the team. This guy is rated a top 3 favorite to win the offensive rookie of the year award this season. This is expected and the 22-year-old has already scored his first touchdown in the NFL. The second pre-season game against the Packers was one to remember as he caught 2 of 3 targets for 28 yards and a touchdown. This wasn’t enough as the Packers won the game 20-10 but we entered a new era in which we expect Olave to shine soon. With this attitude we are backing him to be our second choice for the offensive rookie of the year reward for the upcoming season.
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