Found December 05, 2012 on Steelers Depot:
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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin made it clear on Tuesday that the running back depth chart would not change this week and that former first round draft pick Rashard Mendenhall would have to wait for his next opportunity, if it ever comes. Mendenhall was one of the 7 inactive players this past week against the Baltimore Ravens and appears to be headed for that same fait again this Sunday against the San Diego Chargers. Tomlin made it clear that because Mendenhall does not play special teams, combined with the fact that they might need to dress 8 offensive linemen again, that the future Read more [...]
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