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Mason Rudolph is the backup QB

Discussion in 'Steelers Talk' started by doubleyoi, Aug 31, 2019.

  1. doubleyoi

    doubleyoi

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  2. steel machine

    steel machine Well-Known Member

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    I for one am glad. He is a big strong kid who has the height to see over the D-line. Should the unthinkable happen and Ben goes down it will probably be a bad season but I will enjoy watching Rudolph develop. He is our future.
     
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  3. TuRnDoWnForWaTT

    TuRnDoWnForWaTT Well-Known Member

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    He earned it. He was heads and tails better than Dobbs IMO.
     
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  4. SteelersFanIrl

    SteelersFanIrl Well-Known Member

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    I think this was the obvious choice. Hopefully Ben stays healthy for the season but young Masons development has been very encouraging. Hopefully he continues to progress and can take over the reins when Ben eventually retires. I think the team has a nice situation there.
     
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  5. SteelerJJ

    SteelerJJ Well-Known Member

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    I like Dobbs but I agree with the decision. Rudolph looks good.
     
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  6. BigBensBigBong

    BigBensBigBong Well-Known Member

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    Yep. He earned it. There is one good decision. Looking for more good decisions.
     
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  7. Diamond

    Diamond Well-Known Member

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    I posted this 2 hours ago in QB tree!!!
     
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  8. Steel Hog

    Steel Hog Well-Known Member

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    Congrats Mason. Now, make sure you are prepared.
     
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  9. doubleyoi

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    oops, i gave up on that thread a while ago....this was inevitable unless drafting Mason was a mistake.
     
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  10. Steel_Elvis

    Steel_Elvis Staff Member Mod Team

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    For the first time since the days of Batch and Leftwich I feel like we can win multiple games if our backup QB is pressed into action for a few weeks.
     
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  11. AskQuestionsLater

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    Congrats to Mason Rudolph! Well earned good sir!!


    Only one hill remaining to climb for him. I doubt he will let up his continued dream to start. That being said, let us hope that the "hill" he wants to overcome can remain healthy for us until that "hill" is ready to be conquered.
     
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  12. troybellringer55

    troybellringer55 Well-Known Member

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    He has always said he wants to be the starter, and he has said that day #1. Some see that as arrogance or cocky, but pretty good attitude to have. He will now be one play away from being the starter.

    I think Rudolph made a good jump from year 1 to year 2. His footwork in the pocket along with mobility were very improved.

    But, we shall see once he is in a situation where the game counts.
     
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  13. SteelerGlenn

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    No surprise here. He played well this preseason.
     
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  14. MojaveDesertPghFan

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    After all, Steelers almost beat the elite Ravens Ray Ray team with Dennis Dixon one year.
     
  15. TerribleTowelFlying

    TerribleTowelFlying Staff Member Site Admin Mod Team

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    Yeah. Seemed inevitable to almost everyone.
     
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  16. DukeDukeDaDaDa

    DukeDukeDaDaDa Well-Known Member

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    With a better backup QB whose skills weren't so limited they would have.
     
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  17. HeinzMustard

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    Change is tough for some. Sometime in the near future, Mason Rudolph will win many games for the black and gold. Hats off to Tomlin and Colbert for looking forward. With that said.... go grab #7 Roethlisberger! Godspeed You Good Emperor....
     
  18. HeinzMustard

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    Change is tough for some. Sometime in the near future, Mason Rudolph will win many games for the black and gold. Hats off to Tomlin and Colbert for looking forward. With that said.... go grab #7 Roethlisberger! Godspeed You Good Emperor....
     
  19. Roonatic

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    I think Mason can be a quality NFL starter. Barring injury to Ben & Ben not signing another year of contract he will not get a second contract in Pittsburgh if he wants to be a starter. Ben could get in the way of resigning Mason.
     
  20. 86WardsWay

    86WardsWay Well-Known Member

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    Roethlisberger's gonna have a hard time achieving that with your predicted 7-9 record. No?
     
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  21. HeinzMustard

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    Agree, Patriots are stacked at WR...Edelman, Thomas and Gordon. Pat's are the new killer B's. Hype that is backed up with results. Steelers achieving #7 is not gonna
    happen unless Steelers change their ways. I stand by 7-9.
     
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  22. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    I am the prophet of doom.
     
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  23. Brice

    Brice Well-Known Member

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    That would have been a great receiving core 5 YEARS AGO!

    Gordon is out of shape, and Thomas will never recover from his ACL surgery last year
     
  24. HeinzMustard

    HeinzMustard Well-Known Member

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    Steelers must defeat Patriots at Gillette. Until then, everything is for naught.
     
  25. santeesteel

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    A positive post from the mustard man? And posted twice? Who hacked his account??
     
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