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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 might have to act on Harrison

Posted July 13, 2011 @ 3:17 p.m. ET
As far as I am concerned, James Harrison can rip Roger Goodell all he wants. But calling out his teammates? That's bad business.

Mendenhall loses Champion apparel endorsement

Posted May 06, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The Champion sports apparel company dropped Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall as one of its endorsers after his controversial tweets following the death of Osama Bin Laden.

Mendenhall responds to Twitter controversy

Posted May 04, 2011 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall responded to critics on his blog Wednesday, a day after he created controversy with his Tweets on Osama bin Laden.

Mendenhall's tweets draw response from Steelers

Posted May 03, 2011 @ 10:41 a.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall's controversial tweets after the death of Osama bin Laden drew a response from Steelers president Art Rooney II on Tuesday, with Rooney noting he had not spoken to Mendenhall and could not thus "explain or ...

Packers-Steelers matchup of the day: Wednesday

Posted Feb. 02, 2011 @ 12:54 p.m. ET
PFW breaks down the matchup between Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall and the Packers' linebackers in the third of six Super Bowl matchups.

Insider: Steelers' toughness in run game key

Posted Jan. 09, 2011 @ 11 p.m. ET
An NFL insider says that the Steelers' ability to both run the ball and stop the run effectively is a big reason why they fared so well this season.

Led by Big Ben and Mendenhall, Steelers taking care of ball

Posted Dec. 18, 2010 @ 9:51 p.m. ET
One factor that doesn't hurt the Steelers' offense, even if should it sputter like it has somewhat recently, with only two TDs in the last three games: QB Ben Roethlisberger and RB Rashard Mendenhall are taking good care of ...

Durability helps Mendenhall come into his own

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 12:42 p.m. ET
Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall's reliability has helped him develop his own unique style of play. 

Patriots-Steelers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Nov. 13, 2010 @ 5:06 p.m. ET
Here's a matchup to watch in the Week 10 game between the Patriots and Steelers: Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall vs. Patriots' front seven

Steelers preserve 27-21 win over Bengals

Posted Nov. 09, 2010 @ 12:14 a.m. ET
Mike Wallace caught a 39-yard TD pass from Antwaan Randle El off a trick play Monday night, and  Pittsburgh turned a fumble, a blocked punt and an interception into points before barely holding on for a 27-21 victory over Cincinnati.

Steelers would like to ease Mendenhall's workload

Posted Oct. 21, 2010 @ 10:51 a.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall has starred as the Steelers' featured back, but head coach Mike Tomlin doesn't want to overwork him.

Armed and ready in Pittsburgh

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 3:33 a.m. ET
With their big gun Ben Roethlisberger returning to action next Sunday, the Steelers have dodged a big-time bullet and remain heavyweight Super Bowl contenders of the highest order.

Mendenhall more than holding his own with Big Ben out

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 1:27 p.m. ET
Even though defenses knew exactly who would be getting the ball with QB Ben Roethlisberger suspended, Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall has gotten the job done through four weeks.

Steelers' defense, Mendenhall's burst differences vs. Falcons

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 6:36 p.m. ET
It's only one win, but the Steelers' 15-9 victory over Atlanta is loaded with positive indicators for a team without QB Ben Roethlisberger for three more games.

Mendenhall's OT run leads Steelers past Falcons 15-9

Posted Sept. 12, 2010 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
Rashard Mendenhall ran 50 yards for a touchdown 2:35 into overtime and the Pittsburgh Steelers overcame a shaky start by replacement quarterback Dennis Dixon and a missed field goal attempt late in regulation to beat the Atlanta Falcons 15-9 ...

Mendenhall's potential intrigues fantasy owners

Posted Aug. 12, 2010 @ 12:23 p.m. ET
Experience and circumstance could lead to a productive season for Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall, PFW's Mike Wilkening writes.

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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