Mitchell Trubisky spent the 2021 NFL season as backup quarterback for the Buffalo Bills after the second pick in the 2017 draft died with the Chicago Bears after four campaigns. Trubisky made it clear earlier this winter that he wanted the chance to compete for a starting job this spring and summer, and he was regularly linked with the New York Giants due to his relationship with Giants general manager Joe Schoen, head coach Brian Daboll and the quarterbacks. coach Shea Tierney, all of whom were previously employed by the Bills.
Such speculation was close but not quite accurate.
NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo (h/t Kevin Patra) and others report that Trubisky is putting pen to paper on a two-year contract to join the Pittsburgh Steelers. Financial details of the contract were not immediately disclosed, and Trubisky later confirmed the story to ESPN: