Speaking Thursday, Steelers GM Kevin Colbert confirmed he would like to re-sign No. 2 QB Landry Jones.
According to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, the Steelers consider free agent Landry Jones "to be better than 80 percent of the other backups in the league."
Landry Jones completed 24-of-37 passes for 277 yards, three touchdowns, and one interception in the Steelers' Week 17 win over the Browns.
Landry Jones completed 29-of-47 passes for 281 yards with one touchdown and one interception Sunday in the Steelers' Week 7 loss to the Patriots.
Landry Jones is expected to be the Steelers' Week 7 starter at quarterback.
Landry Jones is the favorite for the Steelers' No. 2 quarterback job.
Steelers QB Landry Jones has a "pretty severe" low-ankle sprain, and is expected to be the Steelers' No. 3 quarterback after the bye.
Landry Jones will have an MRI on his left ankle.
Landry Jones exited the Steelers' Week 10 game against the Browns with a left ankle injury and is questionable to return.
Nate Ulrich of the Akron Beacon Journal confirmed Landry Jones is expected to start Sunday against the Browns.
Landry Jones completed 16-of-29 passes for 209 yards, one touchdown, and two interceptions in the Steelers' Week 7 loss to Kansas City.
ESPN's Ed Werder reports Landry Jones will start Week 7 Sunday against the Chiefs.
NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports "nothing has changed" regarding the Steelers' plans to start Landry Jones in Week 7.
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin said the team is operating as if Landry Jones will start at quarterback against the Chiefs.