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Rashard Mendenhall

Rashard Mendenhall - #28 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 10"/ 225 lbs.
Birthday 06/19/1987
Birthplace Skokie, IL
College Illinois
Years played 5
Drafted 2008, 1st round, 23rd pick by Steelers

Cardinals bench QB Anderson

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 5:49 p.m. ET
The Cardinals benched QB Derek Anderson and put in rookie QB Max Hall before halftime of Sunday's Week Four game against the Chargers.

Cardinals down two WRs at San Diego

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 6:37 p.m. ET
WRs Steve Breaston and Early Doucet will both miss the Cardinals' Week Four game vs. the Chargers due to injuries.

Cardinals hurting at wide receiver without Breaston

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 8:54 p.m. ET
Even if WR Steve Breaston is sidelined only one game after undergoing surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee, he will no doubt be sorely missed.

Report: Cardinals WR Breaston has surgery, will miss time

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
Cardinals WR Steve Breaston reportedly underwent surgery for a torn meniscus and is expected to miss a "couple of games."

Cardinals re-sign WR Jones

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 7:31 p.m. ET
The Cardinals re-signed WR Onrea Jones and released CB A.J. Jefferson on Monday. They also released RB Ian Johnson from the team's practice squad.

Cardinals survive after Janikowski's miss

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:47 p.m. ET
Sebastian Janikowski missed a 32-yard field goal as the game ended to allow Arizona to escape with a 24-23 victory over the Oakland Raiders Sunday in the Cardinals' home opener, a game littered with mistakes on both sides from start ...

Cardinals see big future for rookie Williams

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 11:39 p.m. ET
Although he's made a number of rookie mistakes already, Arizona remains very high on undrafted rookie WR Stephen Williams, according to NFC West Whispers.

Guess what? Wells had knee surgery before season

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 4:13 p.m. ET
Cardinals RB Beanie Wells underwent arthroscopic right knee surgery after the team's final preseason game, the team admitted Friday.

League-high six NFL players hail from Pittsburgh high school

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 12:55 p.m. ET
Woodland Hills High School in Pittsburgh is the alma mater of a league-high six current NFL players, while the state of California is home to an NFL-high 211.

Faneca pulling his weight for Cardinals

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 7:06 p.m. ET
The way we hear it, Cardinals OLG Alan Faneca, a perennial Pro Bowler, is doing a pretty decent job in the desert.

Report: Gradkowski, not Campbell, to start for Raiders

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
NFL Network's Jason LaCanfora is reporting that the Raiders have named Bruce Gradkowski the team's starter for Sunday against the Cardinals in Arizona, over Jason Campbell.

Cardinals sign OLB Hall

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
The Cardinals announced Tuesday that they signed OLB Alex Hall and released LB Cyril Oboizor and LB Curtis Gatewood.

Cardinals spin their wheels in Atlanta

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:11 p.m. ET
As good as the Cardinals have been most of the time under Ken Whisenhunt, when they’ve been bad, they’ve been really bad, as was the case in their 41-7 loss in Atlanta that was imperfect in every way.

Ryan throws 3 TD passes as Falcons rout Cards 41-7

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 4:22 p.m. ET
Despite injuries to their top two running backs, the Falcons dominated Arizona and pulled out a convincing 41-7 win.

Fitzgerald not at full strength for Cardinals

Posted Sept. 15, 2010 @ 5:32 p.m. ET
We’re told it might take a little while before Cardinals star WR Larry Fitzgerald has his act 100 percent together again, both physically and mentally.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 13, 2013
The Arizona Cardinals addressed one of their significant needs on Wednesday by reaching agreement on a one-year contract with Mendenhall.||||||| Mendenhall played four seasons with the Pittsburgh Steelers, where his offensive coordinator for much of that time was new Arizona head coach Bruce Arians. Mendenhall had a difficult 2012 season after tearing an ACL in 2011. Last year, he rushed for just 182 yards in 52 carries. Mendenhall rushed for more than 1,000 yards in each of the 2009 and 2010 seasons.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Mendenhall returned to action, rushing 11 times for 50 yards in the Steelers' loss to Cincinnati on Sunday.||||||| It was his first action since November.
Posted Dec. 11, 2012
Mendenhall is active Sunday against the Bengals.||||||| Mendenhall was suspended for one game for conduct detrimental to the team.
Posted Dec. 09, 2012
The Pittsburgh Steelers made Rashard Mendenhall inactive for Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, the second straight week the running back has been scratched.||||||| Mendenhall hasn't played since fumbling in a loss to Cleveland on Nov. 25. Jonathan Dwyer will make his second straight start at running back, with Isaac Redman the first one off the bench.
Posted Dec. 02, 2012
Mendenhall was inactive for Sunday's game against Baltimore.||||||| Mendenhall wasn't listed on the injury report so it was like a result of his two fumbles on four carries last week against Cleveland.

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