Steelers QB Rudolph hit with $50K fine
Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph didn’t escape the brawl with the Browns unpunished.
Rudolph was fined $50,000 on Saturday by the NFL for his involvement in the melee that began when Browns defensive end Myles Garrett pulled off his helmet and hit him over the head with it.
Rudolph avoided suspension for his actions — he tried to pull off Garrett’s helmet and charged him — but was one 33 players fined by the league for their involvement.
In all, the league handed out more than $700,000 for discipline stemming from the ugly final seconds of the Browns’ 21-7 win last week.
Garrett was indefinitely suspended by the league for tearing off Rudolph’s helmet and using it “as a weapon.” His appeal was denied earlier this week.
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