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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph working out with NFL players    Wed Jun 3, 08:04 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph recently worked out with Chicago Bears RB Tarik Cohen and WR Cordarrelle Patterson. Free-agent CB Captain Munnerlyn (Bills) also participated in the workout.

Footballguys view: Rudolph is not the QB of the future for the Steelers, but they may still think he is. Ben Roethlisberger is back in action as the starter after missing most of 2019 due to an elbow injury. We'll see if he can look like the quarterback of old. If he gets banged up again, the Steelers would once again have to turn to Rudolph...and that's not a great option.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph to be backup QB    Thu May 14, 07:08 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph will be the backup to Ben Roethlisberger in 2020, according to head coach Mike Tomlin.

Footballguys view: Rudolph is their backup quarterback but the Steelers don't really have a quarterback of the future. The offense went off the rails last year after Ben Roethlisberger was injured in Week 2. Rudolph doesn't provide much upside as a developmental player, but the Steelers might see him as a guy who could take over when Roethlisberger is done.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph resumes throwing    Fri Feb 28, 09:51 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) has resumed throwing and is expected to be ready for the start of offseason workouts.

Footballguys view: Rudolph had shoulder surgery a couple of months ago but he should be ready for OTAs where he could have a large role. Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) is likely out of action until training camp, and that means Rudolph could be the No.1 quarterback during minicamp and OTAs as the team waits for their franchise quarterback to be healthy.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh OK with depth at quarterback?    Wed Feb 5, 09:33 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QBs Mason Rudolph and Devlin Hodges may not face any additional competition in training camp after team owner Art Rooney II indicated Wednesday, Feb. 5, that the Steelers are 'comfortable' with the quarterbacks currently under contract, making it unlikely they will add someone at the position in free agency.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph to IR    Tue Dec 24, 09:54 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) was placed on the Reserve/Injured list Tuesday, Dec. 24.

Footballguys view: Rudolph was supposed to be the heir apparent to Ben Roethlisberger but this year he showed that he was not a starting-caliber quarterback in the NFL. He finishes his season having played in 10 games, throwing for 1,765 yards (62.2 percent completion rate) with 13 touchdowns and nine interceptions. The Steelers have a must-win game against the Ravens in Week 17. Devlin Hodges and Paxton Lynch are their two quarterbacks now. A win over the Ravens and a Titans loss means the Steelers are headed to the playoffs.

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  Steelers | Devlin Hodges set to start finale    Mon Dec 23, 10:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges is set to start the Week 17 regular-season finale against the Baltimore Ravens, as QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) isn't healthy enough to take snaps. QB Paxton Lynch is expected to serve as the backup.

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  Steelers | More on Mason Rudolph's injury    Mon Dec 23, 02:17 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) is expected to be sidelined for multiple weeks because of his shoulder injury, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Devlin Hodges continues as the team's starter but he might have a short hook if he continues to struggle. Former first-round pick (Broncos) Paxton Lynch is currently behind Hodges on the depth chart.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph unlikely to play Week 17    Mon Dec 23, 01:18 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) is expected to be sidelined for the regular-season finale versus the Baltimore Ravens with a left shoulder injury, according to sources.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph back with 129 yards, TD    Sun Dec 22, 04:23 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) completed 14-of-20 passes for 129 yards, one touchdown and one interception in the Week 16 loss against the New York Jets in relief of the ineffective QB Devlin Hodges.

Footballguys view: The Steelers don't have an NFL starting quality quarterback right now. They can still make the playoffs if the Texans beat the Titans next week and they beat the resting Ravens, but the talent at wide receiver can't be harnessed without Ben Roethlisberger.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph injures shoulder    Sun Dec 22, 03:32 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (shoulder) suffered a shoulder injury during the Week 16 game and is considered questionable to return.

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  Steelers | Devlin Hodges benched    Sun Dec 22, 01:57 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges was benched during the Week 16 game and has been replaced by QB Mason Rudolph.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph to the bench    Tue Nov 26, 12:18 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph was benched in favor of QB Devlin Hodges for Week 13.

Footballguys view: Rudolph struggled mightily as the Steelers starter, and tossed five interceptions over the last two weeks. The Steelers may have had a first-round grade on Rudolph when he came out of Oklahoma State in 2018, but he's clearly not the quarterback of the future. Devlin Hodges takes over as the starter.

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  Steelers | Devlin Hodges tosses TD in relief stint    Sun Nov 24, 08:04 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges completed 5-of-11 passes for 118 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions in the Week 12 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, coming off the bench for the ineffective QB Mason Rudolph.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph benched    Sun Nov 24, 02:52 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph was benched during the Week 12 game and has been replaced by QB Devlin Hodges.

Footballguys view: Hodges immediately threw a 79-yard touchdown to James Washington. We might not see Rudolph again for a while.

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  Steelers | Fine expected for Mason Rudolph    Sat Nov 23, 01:11 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph is expected to be fine $50,000 for his role in the Steelers-Cleveland Browns late-game brawl Nov. 14, a source said Saturday, Nov. 23.

Footballguys view: Rudolph gets off light compared to other players involved in this incident. He will not be suspended and needs to play better going forward or else the Steelers could turn to Devlin Hodges instead. In Week 12 against the Bengals, Rudolph should have a much better success rate than he did against the Browns.

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  Steelers | Fine expected for Mason Rudolph    Fri Nov 15, 01:35 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph is expected to fined for his role Thursday, Nov. 14, in a late-game brawl between the Steelers and Cleveland Browns.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph has nightmare game    Fri Nov 15, 12:17 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph completed 23 of 44 passes for 221 yards, one touchdown and four interceptions during the team's Week 11 loss to the Cleveland Browns. Rudolph also ran twice for 15 yards.

Footballguys view: Rudolph had the kind of performance that closes minds. He wasn't able to handle pressure or make throws with zip into small windows. Rudolph is a limited quarterback and the Steelers should give Devlin Hodges another chance soon. Whoever starts next week will be a viable QB2/Superflex against the Bengals.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph does just enough in Week 10    Mon Nov 11, 12:24 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph went 22-of-38 for 242 yards and a touchdown in Week 10 versus the Los Angeles Rams.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph throws for 191 yards, TD    Sun Nov 3, 05:01 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph completed 26-of-35 passes for 191 yards, one touchdown and one interception in Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts.

Footballguys view: Rudolph was mostly limited to the safe short passing game, with half of his completions to Jaylen Samuels and only three to Juju Smith-Schuster. The Steelers offense is going to be limited with Rudolph in against the Rams pass rush next week.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph shakes off slow start    Tue Oct 29, 12:49 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph completed 20-of-36 passes for 251 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in Week 8 against the Miami Dolphins. He was picked off on his first pass attempt.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph practices in full Saturday    Sat Oct 26, 02:57 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) practiced in full Saturday, Oct. 26.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph takes part in practice    Fri Oct 25, 07:56 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) fully participated in practice Friday, Oct. 25.

Footballguys view: Rudolph is back in the starting lineup for the Steelers this week. They play on Monday night against the Dolphins in a fine matchup for the Steelers offense.

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  Steelers | Pittsburgh's Friday practice report    Fri Oct 25, 03:53 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers LB Mark Barron (hamstring) was downgraded to a limited practice Friday, Oct. 25. LB T.J. Watt (abdomen) and WR JuJu Smith-Schuster (illness) were upgraded to a full practice Friday. RB Roosevelt Nix (knee), RB Jaylen Samuels (knee), WR James Washington (shoulder), CB Mike Hilton (calf), CB Steven Nelson (groin), TE Vance McDonald (shoulder), CB Joe Haden (groin) and QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) practiced in full for a second straight day.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph takes part in practice    Thu Oct 24, 04:07 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) fully participated in practice Thursday, Oct. 24.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph cleared    Wed Oct 16, 08:21 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) has cleared the concussion protocol and should be able to play after the Week 7 bye.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph not cleared from protocol    Tue Oct 15, 08:34 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) hasn't been cleared to return by an independent neurologist, team spokesman Burt Lauten said Tuesday, Oct. 15. 'Mason remains in the concussion protocol and has not been cleared by the independent neurological consultant,' Lauten told Ed Bouchette of The Athletic. 'Until he is cleared, and per the concussion protocol, he will not be made available to the media.' The Steelers are on bye this week.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph hopeful for Week 8    Mon Oct 14, 12:06 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) is planning to be cleared from concussion protocol after the team returns from its Week 7 bye to face the Miami Dolphins in Week 8.

Footballguys view: We didn't see Rudolph on Sunday night against the Chargers. Instead, Devlin Hodges got the start for the Steelers. We'll know more about Rudolph's status as the week of practice goes on.

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  Steelers | Week 6 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Oct 13, 06:51 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared DL Isaiah Buggs, WR James Washington, LB Mark Barron, FB Roosevelt Nix, QB Mason Rudolph, RB Jaylen Samuels and CB Steven Nelson inactive for Week 6.

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  Ravens | Earl Thomas fined    Sat Oct 12, 08:55 AM

Baltimore Ravens FS Earl Thomas said he was fined $21,000 by the National Football League for committing a roughing-the-passer penalty against Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph in Week 5's game. Rudolph suffered a concussion on the play after Thomas' helmet connected with his chin. Thomas plans to appeal the fine.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph will not play    Fri Oct 11, 04:24 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) was limited during practice Friday, Oct. 11, but has been ruled out for Week 6.

Footballguys view: Devlin Hodges will get the start. He was a prolific FCS passer and has some running ability, so he's worth a look in Superflex/2QB leagues or as a cheap DFS option.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph limited    Thu Oct 10, 05:31 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) was limited during practice Thursday, Oct. 10.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph remains in protocol    Thu Oct 10, 02:51 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) is still working through the league's concussion protocol Thursday, Oct. 10, and offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner said Thursday he isn't sure who the team's starting quarterback will be in Week 6.

Footballguys view: Rudolph appeared to suffer a very serious concussion with extended loss of consciousness, so let's hope the team errs of the side of safety with their current starting quarterback. Devlin Hodges looked ready for NFL action when he relieved Rudolph last week.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph officially limited    Wed Oct 9, 05:15 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) was officially listed as limited during practice Wednesday, Oct. 9.

Footballguys view: Earlier reports had speculated that Rudolph may not miss any time due to this concussion. We'll see if that's the case as the week of practice goes on. The Steelers travel to face the Chargers on Sunday night. Devlin Hodges would start if Rudolph has to miss more time.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph practicing in pads    Wed Oct 9, 03:10 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) practiced Wednesday, Oct. 9, in a helmet and pads.

Footballguys view: Earlier reports had speculated that Rudolph may not miss any time due to this concussion. We'll see if that's the case as the week of practice goes on. The Steelers travel to face the Chargers on Sunday night. Devlin Hodges would start if Rudolph has to miss more time.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph in concussion protocol    Mon Oct 7, 02:43 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) was placed in the league's concussion protocol after being removed from the game in Week 5 against the Baltimore Ravens.

Footballguys view: Rudolph took a big hit in the game against the Ravens and was replaced by Devlin Hodges. There's no telling how long Rudolph will miss due to this concussion. He'll have to be cleared from the protocol before he gets back out there on the field. Hodges is expected to start in Week 6 against the Chargers.

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  Steelers | Devlin Hodges likely to draw Week 6 start    Mon Oct 7, 12:06 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Devlin Hodges is expected to serve as the starting quarterback in Week 6 against the Los Angeles Chargers while Mason Rudolph (concussion) recovers from the concussion he suffered in Week 5 versus the Baltimore Ravens. QB Paxton Lynch is expected to be elevated from the practice squad to serve as his backup.

Footballguys view: Expect the Chargers defense to be in a lot of lineups in Week 6. Hodges is athletic and keeps plays alive but he doesn't have the strongest arm and is limited in the throws he can make and the plays you can call.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph headed to hospital    Sun Oct 6, 03:49 PM

Updating previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) is being sent to the hospital so he can be evaluated after suffering a concussion during the Week 5 game.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph has concussion    Sun Oct 6, 03:24 PM

Updating a previous report, Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (concussion) has been diagnosed with a concussion and will not return to the Week 5 game.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph leaves game    Sun Oct 6, 03:13 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph (head) left the Week 5 game early after suffering an apparent head injury.

Footballguys view: The Steelers will have to sign a quarterback this week and likely start UDFA Devlin Hodges at quarterback against the Chargers. Rudolph was unconscious for an alarming amount of time and very shaky when he left the field.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph tosses two interceptions    Mon Sep 30, 11:36 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph completed 24-of-28 passes for 229 yards, two touchdowns and no interceptions in the Week 4 game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, Sept. 30.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph uneven in first start    Mon Sep 23, 02:13 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph went 14-for-27 on pass attempts for 174 yards, two touchdowns and an interception against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 3. He also ran four times for 15 yards.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph has support of top WR    Tue Sep 17, 10:17 PM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph, who'll be making his first start in place of QB Ben Roethlisberger (elbow) this Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, has the support of No. 1 WR JuJu Smith-Schuster. 'It was unfortunate for our best player to go down ... but (Roethlisberger will) be around helping and supporting us. Mason Rudolph is going to help us win a lot of games moving forward,' Smith-Schuster said.

Footballguys view: The Steelers should have a plan for Rudolph to force-feed the ball to Smith-Schuster. Rudolph has no problem challenging a defense deep and could be a solid starter for the team. We are downgrading the Steelers offense, but it may not fall off a cliff as some are worried about.

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  Steelers | Mason Rudolph performs well    Fri Aug 30, 09:41 AM

Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph was 7-for-11 for 125 yards and a touchdown in the preseason finale Thursday, Aug. 29. Rudolph led the team to three scoring opportunities. QB Joshua Dobbs was 3-for-5 for 21 yards. Both players are fighting for the backup quarterback spot.

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  Steelers | Week 17 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Dec 30, 03:01 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Antonio Brown, DE Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, DE L.T. Walton, LB Vince Williams, QB Mason Rudolph, SS Sean Davis and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 17.

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  Steelers | Week 16 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Dec 23, 03:31 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared RB James Conner, DE Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, CB Brian Allen, DE L.T. Walton, FS Marcus D. Allen, QB Mason Rudolph and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 16.

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  Steelers | Week 15 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Dec 16, 03:01 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared RB James Conner, DE Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, CB Brian Allen, DE L.T. Walton, FS Marcus D. Allen, QB Mason Rudolph and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 15.

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  Steelers | Week 14 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Dec 9, 03:03 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared RB James Conner, DE Olasunkanmi Adeniyi, DE L.T. Walton, OT Marcus Gilbert, FS Marcus D. Allen, QB Mason Rudolph and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 14.

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  Steelers | Week 13 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Dec 2, 06:52 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared FS Morgan Burnett, WR James Washington, DE L.T. Walton, CB Cameron Sutton, OT Marcus Gilbert, QB Mason Rudolph and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 13.

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  Steelers | Week 12 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Nov 25, 03:02 PM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Justin Hunter, DL Stephon Tuitt, OT Marcus Gilbert, FS Marcus D. Allen, QB Mason Rudolph, LB Matthew Thomas and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 12.

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  Steelers | Week 11 Pittsburgh Steelers inactives    Sun Nov 18, 11:44 AM

The Pittsburgh Steelers have declared WR Justin Hunter, DL Stephon Tuitt, CB Brian Allen, OT Marcus Gilbert, FS Marcus D. Allen, QB Mason Rudolph and OT Zach Banner inactive for Week 11.

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