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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

Ravens acquire WR Boldin from Cardinals

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 6:41 p.m. ET
The Ravens, in a bold move to bolster their passing offense, acquired Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin for third- and fourth-round picks in the 2010 draft.

Breaston, Doucet move up in Cardinals' WR pecking order

Posted March 05, 2010 @ 5:36 p.m. ET
Although they didn't get the second-round pick they initially sought, the Cardinals traded WR Anquan Boldin to Baltimore on March 5, setting the stage for Steve Breaston to replace Boldin in the starting lineup and Early Doucet to become ...

Cardinals release Rolle; announce tenders

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:04 p.m. ET
As expected, the Cardinals released starting FS Antrel Rolle Thursday  afternoon, in addition to tendering one-year qualifying contract offers to five restricted free agents — WR Steve Breaston, starting ORG Deuce Lutui, TE Ben Patrick, starting C Lyle Sendlein and DT ...

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Cardinals need Johnson to step up at safety

Posted Feb. 27, 2010 @ 1:25 p.m. ET
Should Cardinals starting FS Antrel Rolle split the scene, the onus will be on second-year player Rashad Johnson to really turn it up a notch in 2010.

Cardinals give Whisenhunt, Graves new contracts

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 6:21 p.m. ET
The Arizona Republic reported late Thursday afternoon that the Cardinals have agreed to terms on new four-year contracts for both head coach Ken Whisenhunt and general manager Rod Graves that will run through 2013.

Cardinals name Henderson new DB coach

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced that Donnie Henderson has been named the team’s new defensive backs coach replacing Teryl Austin, who left to become the defensive coordinator at the University of Florida.

Dansby's numbers may not yield desired deal

Posted Feb. 18, 2010 @ 5:19 p.m. ET
In the first of a series of scouting reports analyzing 15 key players slated to become free agents March 5, we look at Cardinals ILB Karlos Dansby.

Cardinals name Robinson new RB coach

Posted Feb. 05, 2010 @ 11:47 a.m. ET
The Cardinals have announced the hiring of Tommie Robinson as the team’s new running backs coach.

Boldin's exit could hurt Cardinals' morale

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 9:37 p.m. ET
There would be a major downside should Cardinals WR Anquan Boldin be traded — the negative effect his departure would have on a locker room with more than a few players who, like Boldin, have major contract concerns.

Warner again proves to be class act

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 5:29 p.m. ET
Looking like God’s gift in a gray sports jacket and open-neck black shirt, Kurt Warner officially announced his retirement Friday afternoon at the Cardinals’ headquarters after 12 seasons.

Warner announces retirement

Posted Jan. 29, 2010 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
It’s official. Confirming steady rumors the last couple of weeks, Cardinals QB Kurt Warner has announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons.

Warner's future in Arizona cloudy again

Posted Jan. 22, 2010 @ 9:54 a.m. ET
No, WWKD is not the desert's hottest new FM radio station. But it is a shortened version of the hottest question in Cardinals Nation: What Will Kurt Do?

Saints rout Cardinals, reach NFC title game

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Reggie Bush scored on an 83-yard punt return and a 46-yard run, and Drew Brees threw three touchdown passes to lead the New Orleans Saints to a 45-14 victory over the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday in the divisional round of ...

Balance of power shifting back to NFC

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 8:21 p.m. ET
PFW's Hub Arkush says a glance at the remaining playoff teams provides a good indication that the NFC has become a stronger conference than the AFC, with four championship-caliber NFC teams and only two such AFC clubs in the ...

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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