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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

Steelers' fantasy questions for the offseason

Posted Feb. 26, 2012 @ 11:40 a.m. ET
Will Rashard Mendenhall make it back for 2012? That's one of several fantasy football questions surrounding the Steelers this offseason.   

Mendenhall may begin 2012 on PUP list

Posted Feb. 13, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall is expected to begin the 2012 season on the physically-unable-to-perform list.

Agent: Mendenhall's recovery timetable 6-9 months

Posted Jan. 06, 2012 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
When Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall suffered a torn ACL in his right knee in the regular-season finale at Cleveland, he was perhaps playing as well as he had at any point of the season.

Steelers RB Mendenhall out for the playoffs

Posted Jan. 02, 2012 @ 4:19 p.m. ET
If the Steelers are going to return to the Super Bowl, it will be without RB Rashard Mendenhall.

Mendenhall expected to miss playoff opener

Posted Jan. 01, 2012 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
The Steelers will likely be without RB Rashard Mendenhall for their playoff game next weekend in Denver.

Mendenhall's carries, big plays have declined

Posted Dec. 23, 2011 @ 2:37 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall is getting less work than a season ago, and he's breaking fewer big plays.

Browns-Steelers matchup of the day: Tuesday

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 9:47 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Browns-Steelers game on Thursday night.

Steelers hold off Bengals in AFC North battle

Posted Nov. 13, 2011 @ 4:09 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran for a pair of touchdowns Sunday, and the Steelers intercepted rookie Andy Dalton twice in the fourth quarter, holding on for a 24-17 victory over the Bengals.

Del Pilar's Digest: Week Nine fantasy player history review

Posted Nov. 05, 2011 @ 3:24 p.m. ET
In a new column William Del Pilar breaks down historical data for the Jets, Bills, Steelers, Ravens, Saints and Bucs to help you determine WDIS for Week Nine.

Mendenhall, Revis and Ford AFC Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 2:03 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, Jets CB Darrelle Revis and Raiders WR Jacoby Ford were named AFC Players of Week Six.

Live Week Five fantasy updates

Posted Oct. 09, 2011 @ 3:44 p.m. ET
The latest injury news and fantasy analysis, including information on Rashard Mendenhall and Brandon Jacobs.

Steelers: Harrison out, Roethlisberger expected to play

Posted Oct. 04, 2011 @ 12:22 p.m. ET
They may have their quarterback this coming Sunday, but the Steelers will be without one of their top defensive players for the next few weeks.

Steelers' running game sputtering

Posted Oct. 01, 2011 @ 7:26 p.m. ET
The Steelers' running game has struggled early in the season, with RB Rashard Mendenhall gaining just 3.0 yards per carry in September.

Mendenhall sues company that dropped him as spokesperson

Posted July 19, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall has filed a lawsuit against a clothing company that dropped him as a spokesperson following a controversy for comments Mendenhall made on Twitter.

Harrison apologizes for comments in statement

Posted July 14, 2011 @ 8:51 p.m. ET
Steelers OLB James Harrison issued an apology on Thursday evening for his quotes in a magazine article where he insulted NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and teammates Ben Roethlisberger and Rashard Mendenhall.


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.