Not long after, Washington learned he would be joined by a familiar face in Pittsburgh.
Pittsburgh traded up from No. 79 to No. 76 to select Rudolph, who had been talked about as a player who could sneak into the first round after a stellar career at Oklahoma State. They are hoping for extreme value in their seventh round pick, who used to be a starter for the 2018 National Champions and was highly touted out of high school. Roethlisberger, 36, has been with the Steelers since the 2004 season.
"On the downside, the quarterback doesn't have great arm strength for his 6'3", 235-pound frame.
The Pittsburgh Steelers sent six representatives to Oklahoma State's Pro Day last month.
Washington should combine with Brown and second-year receiver Juju Smith-Schuster to form one of the most dynamic receiving corps in the league. Rudolph connected with Washington five times for 124 yards in the victory.
Boujee is 100 per cent committed to the task at hand and can't be distracted
Throughout his illustrious career, Allen may best be remembered for his 2016 block an attempted Ohio State kick that teammate Grant Haley returned for a touchdown en route to the Nittany Lions' 24-21 upset of the second-ranked Buckeyes.
Rudolph was the sixth QB selected in the 2018 draft.
A native of Rock Hill, South Carolina, Rudolph is the winningest quarterback in OSU history.
Washington won the Biletnikoff Award this season as the nation's outstanding collegiate receiver after catching 74 passes for 1,549 yards and 13 touchdowns. As Roesthlisberger is already pretty old, this could happen soon, but Rudolph will likely get at least a full year to absorb the Steelers' system and learn the National Football League game before he has a shot at starting games consistently.
Boston Celtics: Should Marcus Smart be starting?
After being pounded in back-to-back losses to the Bucks in Milwaukee , Horford and Smart were the duo of the night in Boston . In an interesting pregame motion, coach Brad Stevens inserted Semi Ojeleye into the starting lineup in place of Aaron Baynes.
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