The Detroit Lions and Pittsburgh Steelers will meet up for a preseason finale on Sunday, August 28 at Acrisure Stadium in Pittsburgh. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. ET and the game will air on CBS. The Lions are 1-1 in their first appearances, while the Steelers have gone unbeaten at 2-0.
The Steelers are coming off a close 16-15 victory over the Jacksonville Jaguars. All three of Pittsburgh’s prospective quarterbacks played snaps. Mitch Trubisky completed 5-of-8 passes for 60 yards, rookie Kenny Pickett went 6-of-7 and Mason Rudolph went 17-of-21 on the night. Pickett and Rudolph each threw one TD.
Which Steelers will play, expected inactives
The Steelers’ starters will be prepared to play a half on Sunday.
#Steelers coach Mike Tomlin announced that QB Mitch Trubisky will start in Sunday's preseason game against the #Lions, meaning he's still QB1 as of now despite Kenny Pickett's emergence over the last few weeks.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) August 26, 2022
The Lions came out on top of an exciting clash with the Indianapolis Colts 27-26 last week. Backup QBs Tim Boyle and David Blough combined for 28 completions on 37 attempts for 158 yards and two touchdowns, while WR Tom Kennedy had the huge night — five catches for 24 yards and two TDs.
Which Lions will play, expected inactives
Head Coach Dan Campbell says the Lions’ starters will be prepared to play a half on Sunday, but Jared Goff will be sidelined.
Dan Campbell said starters will play Sunday vs. the Steelers (but not Goff). Said they'll be prepared to play a half, which is what the Steelers are doing with their starters— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) August 22, 2022