Mason Rudolph somehow got back on his feet after this scary hit.
The Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback was knocked out on a hit by Baltimore Ravens safety Earl Thomas on Sunday, with Rudolph seemingly unconscious as he was falling before his head bounced off the turf. Rudolph, filling in for the injured Ben Roethlisberger, was ruled out for the game with a concussion.
Several of Rudolph’s teammates were emotional as medical personnel tended to Rudolph. Somehow after several minutes, Rudolph — with assistance — was able to get on his feet and was helped to the trainer’s room.
Rudolph, a 24-year-old whom the Steelers took in the third round of the 2018 NFL Draft, appeared to be saying “I’m good” to several people as he was helped off the field with his facemask removed.
Devlin Hodges replaced Rudolph at quarterback. Rudolph was 13-for-20 with 131 yards and a touchdown before leaving the game.