Steelers’ George Pickens: 1-Handed Grab vs. Browns Not Even Top-5 Catch for Me

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Steelers’ George Pickens: 1-Handed Grab vs. Browns Not Even Top-5 Catch for Me
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Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver George Pickens arguably authored the best catch through three weeks of this nfl season thanks to this sensational grab against the Cleveland Browns last Thursday.

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That George Pickens kid can ball.#PITvsCLE on Prime Video
Also available on nfl+ https://t.co/uF4okqrMww pic.twitter.com/RTTcNEIT8y

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Unreal.#PITvsCLE on Prime Video
Also available on nfl+ https://t.co/uF4okqaJuw pic.twitter.com/zw1l7VWyIC

Ari Meirov @MySportsUpdate

This angle is wild. Catch of the year so far by George Pickens. pic.twitter.com/B2GGbA2c4l

Apparently Pickens has put on a better show on six occasions, though, based on his comments to reporters Thursday.

“That’s probably like seven,” Pickens said Thursday, per Teresa Varley of Steelers.com.

“UGA, practice for real,” Pickens added regarding his time playing college ball for Georgia. “One is on YouTube, you will probably see it. A lot of them are undiscovered.

“I made even crazier catches in college. When I caught the ball, I made crazier catches before, so I knew I caught it. It was just a fact of what the world thought about it. I saw their input on the internet.”

Brian Batko of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette found one of the catches Pickens referenced.

Brian Batko @BrianBatko

OK, so George Pickens talked after Steelers practice today and said his catch last Thursday night might be the 7th-best in his career. He told us to go look up this grab from a Georgia practice and I must admit, it is pretty filthy: https://t.co/KA8XQlwdux

He also made this clutch grab against Alabama in the national championship game last January.

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George Pickens got up smooth after the diving catch 🧼#NationalChampionship pic.twitter.com/fUBrlqk9vi

Pickens will have more chances to make highlight-reel catches Sunday when the Steelers play the New York Jets.

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