Ducks might perhaps well soar south for the iciness, but this Duck is no longer for all time going anywhere this week.
Devlin “Duck” Hodges will open in Week 16 for the Pittsburgh Steelers, coach Mike Tomlin introduced Tuesday.
Hodges threw four interceptions in Pittsburgh’s Sunday evening loss to Buffalo, including two late interceptions that in the waste doomed the Steelers’ hopes of finishing a comeback. That truth is no longer for all time swaying Tomlin, though.
“I see forward to giving him the different to rebound,” Tomlin acknowledged.
Hodges’ legend is one among the immense tales of the 2019 season, going from the observe squad to the starting up quarterback of the Steelers in staunch a pair of months’ time following a season-ending anguish to Ben Roethlisberger and wretched play from Mason Rudolph. Hodges has seized the different, coming off the bench to lead the Steelers to wins over Cincinnati, Cleveland and Arizona earlier than falling to Buffalo. He’s posted a passing line of 80 for 118, 884 yards, five touchdowns, six interceptions and an 82.7 passer rating in six games.
It be fully ravishing to surprise if the Steelers (8-6) would silent be in playoff opponents had they stuck with Rudolph as an different of making the timely switch to Hodges. He’ll discover yet every other likelihood to indicate them ravishing Sunday against the Original York Jets.