NFL Rumors: Steelers Getting Calls for Quarterback

The Pittsburgh Steelers have been contacted by other clubs for the services of quarterback Mason Rudolph, according to NFL Network's Tom Pelissero

The Steelers are reluctant to trade him as of now, Pelissero adds. 

Rudolph, who is likely slotted as the third quarterback on Pittsburgh's depth chart behind rookie Kenny Pickett and Mitchell Trubisky, has possibly led teams to conclusions that he will no longer be needed on the Steelers roster. 

The 27-year-old was selected in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft and has started 10 games for his current club. He has thrown for 2366 yards, 16 touchdowns against 11 interceptions, and a team record of 5-4-1 as a starter. 

Steeler's general manager, Omar Khan, was asked about the status of all three quarterbacks on the "All Things Covered" podcast last week in which he stated that he does not "anticipate" a scenario where all three quarterbacks will not be on their roster ahead of week one of the regular season.

I don't anticipate anything to be different." Khan said. "We feel very good about the three quarterbacks, they are competing. Coach (Tomlin) will decide how things shake out but we feel good about the three guys we have on the roster.

The right offer could always change things, but as of now the Steelers are looking to keep Rudolph on their roster for kickoff of the 2022-23 season. He is on the books for a salary of $3 million this season and is an unrestricted free-agent next year. 

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