NFL Fining Steelers QB Mason Rudolph, No Suspension



Tom Pelissero of NFL Media updates his report by mentioning that the NFL is, in fact, fining QB Mason Rudolph for his actions on Thursday. 

Albert Breer confirms that the NFL plans to fine Rudolph and adds that the league has no plans to fine him or anyone else involved in the matter. 

Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the NFL will review the conduct of Steelers QB Mason Rudolph during the brawl at the end of Thursday’s game for a potential fine.

Jeremy Fowler of ESPN adds that Rudolph does not anticipate a suspension, but he is bracing for a potential fine.

The NFL moved quickly and announced suspensions for Browns DE Myles Garrett (indefinite) and DT Larry Ogunjobi (one game) as well as Steelers C Maurkice Pouncey (three games).

All these players are reporting appealing their suspensions. 

According to the NFL’s statement, “additional discipline for other players will be forthcoming through the standard accountability process, including those players that left the bench to enter the fight area.”

The league also fined both the Browns and Steelers franchises $250,000 each.

Rudolph, 24, is a former third-round pick of the Steelers back in 2018. He’s currently in the second year of his four-year, $3,921,866 contract and stands to make base salaries of $658,267 and $836,554 over the next two years of the deal.

In 2019, Rudolph has appeared in eight games for the Steelers and thrown for 1,551 yards while completing 62.3 percent of his passes to go along with 12 touchdowns and eight interceptions.

We’ll have more regarding Rudolph as the news is available.

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