Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall will retire. Yes, at the tender age of 26. How's that for a surprise to kick off NFL free agency? UPDATE: Rashard Mendenhall explains his retirement decision to HuffPo ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter first reported this development. Mendenhall battled turf toe for much last season. When he finally got to be 100%, Mendenhall … [Read more...] about Cardinals RB Rashard Mendenhall explains his retirement
For the second year in a row, the Super Bowl will have a feature back from the University of Illinois. This time, the Illini tailback is the Pittsburgh Steelers' Rashard Mendenhall; who in 2008 became the first University of Illinois player taken in the first round of the NFL Draft since 1996. 14 years ago, UI produced the #2 (Kevin Hardy taken by Jacksonville) and #3 … [Read more...] about Will Super Bowl Make Rashard Mendenhall Greatest Illini Rusher Ever?