Mitch Trubisky stood on the Acrisure Stadium sideline two weeks ago with a baseball cap on, his future uncertain

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and his chance at proving he's a capable NFL starting quarterback all but gone.

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He didn’t complain. Or throw a tantrum. Or give up his captaincy for that matter, an honorarium that requires him to lead

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something Trubisky kept doing even while helping rookie Kenny Pickett prepare to be the face of the Pittsburgh Steelers for years to come.

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While Pickett remains very much the face of the future, for one remarkable quarter on Sunday

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Trubisky seized the present and offered a glimpse of the player he believes he can still be while helping orchestrate a stunning 20-18 victory

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 over Tom Brady and the suddenly adrift Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

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Pittsburgh (2-4) snapped a four-game losing streak behind 144 yards passing from Trubisky

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