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Pittsburgh Steelers will welcome DeShone Kizer into the NFL in Week 1

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The Pittsburgh Steelers will be welcoming rookie QB DeShone Kizer into the NFL when they face the Cleveland Browns in Week 1.

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After the 2017 NFL Draft, the Cleveland Browns had about 25 new players. Okay, that may be a slight exaggeration, but the team had a ridiculous number of draft picks who now call Cleveland home.

Although calling Cleveland home may sound like a cruel joke, the Browns have started putting together a foundation which they can build a solid team upon.

Many NFL teams hesitate throwing players into the fire immediately, but the Browns will be doing just that in Week 1 as the team announced rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer will be the starting gun slinger facing the black and gold when the two teams play in Week 1.

This brings in an entirely new narrative to the table. After Myles Garrett was the first overall draft pick, he stated how he was excited his first sack will be against Ben Roethlisberger.

That didn’t go over well with the Steelers’ offensive line, and will provide plenty of motivation for the offense, but now the Steelers defense will have a rookie quarterback in their sights to kickoff the 2017 regular season.

Although Kizer is a rookie, he certainly has traits which can be concerning to the opposition. He is big, mobile and has a rocket arm; however, if you watched his film from his limited snaps in the NFL preseason, you will see how he makes many rookie mistakes when under center. He has the look of a winner, but will certainly take time to develop.

With Kizer and Garrett, the Steelers will hope to give them a proper welcome to the NFL, and that would involve plenty of plays which equate to a Steelers win, and a Browns loss.