Mason Rudolph Took Really Scary Head Hit from Ravens Defense

PITTSBURGH, PA - OCTOBER 06:  Mason Rudolph #2 of the Pittsburgh Steelers drops back to pass against the Baltimore Ravens on October 6, 2019 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)
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Mason Rudolph went down after he got sandwiched between Brandon Carr and Earl Thomas on a brutal-looking hit. The comparative good news is that Rudolph was conscious and talking; Rudolph walked off the field supported by teammates.

Devlin Hodges, an undrafted rookie out of Samford, is Rudolph's backup after the Steelers already lost Ben Roethlisberger for the season.

Update: The reason Rudolph walked off instead of being carted was that the cart malfunctioned: