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Steelers All 91: QB Mason Rudolph



All 91 is a Pittsburgh Steelers Now series profiling each of the 91 members of the Steelers 2019 training camp roster.

2 • Mason Rudolph, 2nd Year QB

Last year: Did not play in the regular season after being drafted in the third round out of Oklahoma State.

Stats: In four preseason games, he was 24 for 44 (54.5%) for 315 yards, a 7.2 yards per attempt average. He had three touchdowns, threw one interception and was sacked seven times.

Accolades, Highlights: Rudolph drew praise from Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger during minicamp: “You see him settling into it a lot. Not afraid to step up to whatever group, whatever receiver. I think in the past, you saw a little hesitancy to throw to certain guys. Now, they’re stepping in ready to go.”

Scored a rushing touchdown in the Steelers’ preseason finale against Carolina.

Camp outlook: Will be battling with Josh Dobbs to be the primary backup behind Ben Roethlisberger. Should get the lion’s share of preseason snaps given Roethlisberger’s age and Rudolph’s lack of experience.

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Projected role: Backup quarterback that, given Roethlisberger’s career history of minor injuries, will get at least some playing time this year.

Coverage links:

Josh Dobbs vs. Mason Rudolph: Who Will Be Steelers Backup QB in 2019?

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