Mason Rudolph
Mason Rudolph
24-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Pittsburgh Steelers
IR
Injury Shoulder
2019 Fantasy Outlook
Just as fellow QB Josh Dobbs did in his rookie season, Rudolph failed to take a single regular-season snap in 2018. The two will battle for the backup quarterback job behind Ben Roethlisberger this summer, with Rudolph listed behind Dobbs on the depth chart entering training camp. Roethlisberger is signed through the 2021 season, so even if Rudolph overtakes Dobbs, his fantasy utility is limited, so long as Pittsburgh's long-time franchise remains healthy. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $3.92 million contract with the Steelers in May of 2018.
Recovering from surgery
QBPittsburgh Steelers
Shoulder
January 1, 2020
Rudolph (shoulder) had surgery last week to address a posterior sternoclavicular dislocation, Gerry Dulac of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports.
ANALYSIS
The injury is considered to be a medical emergency because the displaced clavicle can puncture the aorta or trachea, among other things. Fortunately, Rudolph avoided any of the scarier outcomes while he remained in a trauma unit for three days after he had surgery. He anticipates a two-month recovery period, which could allow for participation at the beginning of Pittsburgh's offseason program. The 24-year-old quarterback played in 10 games in 2019 completing 176 of 283 passes for 1,765 yards with 13 touchdowns and nine interceptions. He likely will enter 2020 vying for a backup role behind Ben Roethlisberger, who had surgery on his right elbow Sept. 23. Coach Mike Tomlin suggested Rudolph will be ahead of Devlin Hodges when the team gets back to work in April, per Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com.
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Advanced NFL Stats
How do Mason Rudolph's 2019 advanced stats compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Bad Pass %
    The percentage of passes that were considered to be poorly thrown.
  • Avg Target Depth
    The average number of yards thrown per pass by the quarterback – including incomplete passes.
  • Sack Rate
    The percentage of dropbacks where the quartback was sacked. The longer the bar below, the more often they are sacked relative to other QBs.
  • Avg Receiver YAC
    The average number of yards after the catch that receivers gained on passes thrown by this quarterback.
  • Receiver Drop %
    The percentage of passes dropped by receivers on passes thrown by this quarterback. The longer the bar, the more sure-handed his receivers have been.
Bad Pass %
20.8%
 
Avg Target Depth
9.0 Yds
 
Sack Rate
5.0%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
5.5 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
8.1%
 
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2019 Mason Rudolph Split Stats
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Measurables Review View College Player Page
How do Mason Rudolph's measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 5"
 
Weight
235 lbs
 
40-Yard Dash
4.90 sec
 
Vertical Jump
26.0 in
 
Hand Length
9.13 in
 
Arm Length
32.38 in
 
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2018 Fantasy Outlook
A rookie third-round pick, Rudolph will back up Ben Roethlisberger this season. While Roethlisberger didn't miss time to injury last year, he's usually good for sitting out a game or two, which means Rudolph could actually see the field at some point. At 6-5, 235, Rudolph has the size, strength and willingness to stand strong in the pocket, able to withstand pressure to make plays. He is an accurate downfield passer but lacks arm strength, and while he quickly processes information, he played in a simplistic spread offense at Oklahoma State, which could slow his transition to the NFL. If he does play this season, he'll have two of the best weapons in football at his disposal in Antonio Brown and Le'Veon Bell, which is about as good as it gets for a rookie.
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Not having shoulder surgery
QBPittsburgh Steelers
Shoulder
December 24, 2019
Rudolph won't need to undergo shoulder surgery, Chris Adamski of TribLive.com reports.
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Suffers shoulder joint dislocation
QBPittsburgh Steelers
Shoulder
December 24, 2019
Rudolph sustained a sternoclavicular (SC) joint dislocation in his left shoulder against the Jets and underwent a successful surgery to reset it. He will be able to begin throwing again in 6-to-8 weeks, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Officially placed on IR
QBPittsburgh Steelers
Shoulder
December 24, 2019
Rudolph (shoulder) was placed on the injured reserve list Tuesday, Brooke Pryor of ESPN.com reports.
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Out multiple weeks
QBPittsburgh Steelers
Shoulder
December 23, 2019
Rudolph is slated to miss multiple weeks due to a left shoulder injury, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
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Expected to miss Week 17 game
QBPittsburgh Steelers
Shoulder
December 23, 2019
Rudolph (left shoulder) is expected to miss Sunday's game against the Ravens, Adam Schefter of ESPN reports.
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