As the group ready to take the follow area Tuesday, QB Mason Rudolph took a while to talk with the media relating to the QB competitors in addition to different matters. When requested in regards to the distribution of reps throughout follow, Rudolph recommended that each one three QBs in competitors with one another could be mixing and matching with the starters and backups to unfold the reps round in addition to develop chemistry will all their teammates on offense.
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“We’re going to mix a bit this week,” Rudolph stated relating to the QB reps in coaching camp practices on video by way of Chris Adamski of the Pittsburgh Tribune. “We got some young offensive linemen I think it’s a good opportunity for me to lead them and encourage them with just trying to mesh as a unit because preseason is coming quick, and they are all going to be in there and playing with one of us three, so it’s important to build chemistry with a different group of guys.”
As anticipated, Rudolph confirmed Mike Tomlin’s earlier feedback that Mitch Trubisky, Mason Rudolph, and Kenny Pickett are operating in all teams throughout coaching camp follow, calling it a part of “team development”. Rudolph then expanded on Tomlin’s feedback, calling the chance to run with the second and third group offensive models as an opportunity to mentor them and assist them mesh collectively.
This particularly pertains to the offensive line as a big portion of the blokes on the roster have by no means performed subsequent to one another, making it crucial for them to really feel comfy previous to preseason motion getting underway.
Mason Rudolph is the longest-tenured QB on the depth chart in Pittsburgh and has logged a good variety of snaps within the preseason together with beginning ten video games within the common season. That might not seem to be lots of enjoying expertise when in comparison with Ben Roethlisberger, however with Trubisky and Pickett getting into their first season with the group, Rudolph is the man that has essentially the most expertise on this offensive system.
Hence, if he can present any perception to youthful ability gamers or offensive linemen within the backup teams, it’s going to solely be seen as a optimistic as Pittsburgh prepares to kick off the preseason in opposition to the Seattle Seahawks on August 13.