Via Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, the Steelers starter praised the third-rounder, who went 7-of-12 for 101 yards Thursday against the Eagles.
“Threw some really good footballs. The moment wasn’t too big for him,” Roethlisberger said. “I think he had fun and enjoyed it.”
After the draft, Roethlisberger didn’t embrace the idea of Rudolph with open arms, suggesting the team would have been better off with a player who could contribute more immediately.
And while parsing his comments about mentoring Rudolph backed that up, that’s…