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  1. Arizona Cardinals running back depth 'a nice problem to have'Read the original story

    Thursday Oct 1 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... want to wear him out. Ellington was at his best his rookie season when he was getting 15-20 touches and Rashard Mendenhall was getting the "tough carries." Johnson can do that. Plus, as Arians mentioned how David Johnson has emerged, "we don't have ...


  2. Podcast: Reviewing big Arizona Cardinals win over Bears, Johnson and...Read the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... importantly, he only had one negative play in those 20 carries. We essentially compare it to 2013 with Rashard Mendenhall and Andre Ellington, only it seems like Johnson and Johnson are a better version in both cases. We get into the offensive line ...


  3. Quite a Start for Arizona Cardinals Rookie David JohnsonRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 23 | Sports Media 101

    ... in the backfield for the time being. During the 2013 campaign, Andre Ellington played behind veteran Rashard Mendenhall. This season, Johnson is behind veteran Chris Johnson and when Ellington returns from his knee injury, he too will jump ahead of ...


  4. David Johnson Can Take Arizona Cardinals Offense to Elite LevelRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 20 | BleacherReport

    ... for a long time. None of the current backs on the roster are consistent tackle-breakers, and neither was Rashard Mendenhall, the other primary back Bruce Early in the fourth quarter, Johnson carried the ball on a similar toss play to the right side ...


  5. Podcast: Reviewing Arizona Cardinals preseason loss, Chris Johnson, 53-man roster predictionRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2015 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... the underrated factor is his simple veteran presence, something the running back room hasn't had since Rashard Mendenhall . Then we talked about my roster predictions, based on what I have seen in camp, the offseason and then performance in the ...


  6. Rashard Mendenhall: The Real Player Behind 'Ballers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Men's Journal

    "I don't really pick up football books," Rashard Mendenhall says, walking into Small World Books, in Venice, California. "I feel like, whatever's in there, I lived it."


  7. Rashard Mendenhall Finds Success After The NFLRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 25, 2015 | Black Enterprise

    Last year, the Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall released a wonderfully written, excited and eloquent statement to the world - declaring that he was retiring from the NFL to pursue other things. It was hard to not share in the excitement for this young person that had already reached the height of his profession, and was choosing to take his legacy, as well his fortune, and explore the world.


  8. An ex-NFL player who made $13 million and retired at age 26 is now a writer for HBO's 'Ballers'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2015 | Greenwich Citizen

    In 2014 former Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall retired at age 26 , walking away from millions in potential earnings. While Mendenhall may no longer be playing, he's still drawing on his NFL experience as a part of his new job.


  9. What can we expect from David Johnson?Read the original story

    Jun 5, 2015 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... the number two back behind Andre Ellington and get the work that Ellington receieved in his pairing with Rashard Mendenhall in the backfield. If the Cardinals are able to run the ball more in 2015, the goal it seems like by the offseason additions, ...


  10. Arizona Cardinals Will Be the Surprise Super Bowl Contenders in 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... Ellington gained 1,023 yards from scrimmage, but the Clemson University product split carries with Rashard Mendenhall. Without a running partner this past season, Ellington's yards-per-rush average dropped from 5.53 yards to just 3.3 yards. The ...


  11. Ellington not threatened by Cardinals drafting RBRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2015 | NFL

    ... and is also a good target out of the backfield. During Ellington's rookie season, while paired with Rashard Mendenhall, the running back flashed brilliance, going for 1,023 yards from scrimmage and 5.5 yards per carry. As the lead-back last season, ...


  12. Cardinals drafting a RB should help EllingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2015 | The Arizona Republic

    ... and averaging 5.53 yards per rush, which led all NFL players who had at least 100 attempts. When Rashard Mendenhall retired, Ellington assumed the featured back role, though his size (5-feet-9-inches, 199 pounds) prompted questions about his ability ...


  13. Running backs are no longer top NFL draft picksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | Erie Times News

    ... selected in the first round. Only four remain with the team that drafted them. Four others, including Rashard Mendenhall, whom the Steelers drafted with the 23rd pick in 2008, are out of football. "oeSeattle has run the ball pretty effectively and I ...


  14. Running backs aren't top NFL draft picks anymoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | Post-gazette.com

    ... selected in the first round. Only four remain with the team that drafted them. Four others, including Rashard Mendenhall, whom the Steelers drafted with the 23rd pick in 2008, are out of football. "Seattle has run the ball pretty effectively and I ...


  15. Antonio Brown, Rashard Mendenhall Collaborate on HBO series BallersRead the original story

    Apr 17, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    While Antonio Brown will appear on screen in an episode of HBO's new series about life in professional football, former Steeler Rashard Mendenhall has found his post-playing passion as one of the show's writers. Current Steelers All-Pro wide receiver Antonio Brown and former Pittsburgh running back Rashard Mendenhall were both a part of the opening season of Ballers, HBO's new T.V. series about life in professional football.


  16. 2015 NFL Draft: Ranking the running backsRead the original story

    Apr 2, 2015 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... dominant trait is his ability to keep his feet moving in trash and avoid contact. His style reminds me of Rashard Mendenhall .


  17. Pittsburgh Steelers Draft Review: the class of 2008Read the original story

    Mar 29, 2015 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    ... which saw the Steelers in desperate need of a star running back, and the team recognized it by selecting Rashard Mendenhall out of Illinois with their first round pick at No. 23. Mendenhall certainly is a player who has seen his share of criticism ...


  18. NFL free agency: What veteran RBs are a possibility for Arizona Cardinals?Read the original story

    Mar 22, 2015 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... teams like Jason Wright or Chester Taylor, who held that role when Ken Whisenhunt was coach. It could be Rashard Mendenhall, who got the bulk of the team's rushing attempts. In terms of older backs, Steven Jackson and Pierre Thomas are available. ...


  19. Adrian Peterson to Arizona Cardinals might not happen, but it is definitely in playRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2015 | Revenge of the Birds

    This time a year ago, the Arizona Cardinals had addressed the running back position in free agency, signing Jonathan Dwyer to a one-year contract. After the retirement of Rashard Mendenhall , he added a veteran presence to the group and was going to be the big back complement to Andre Ellington .


  20. LaMarr Woodley to Cardinals: Latest Contract Details and ReactionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | BleacherReport

    ... a natural extension of the continued second chances given to Steelers players under Arians. Larry Foote, Rashard Mendenhall, Jonathan Dwyer and a number of others have landed in Arizona over the last two seasons, using their connections with Arians ...