Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/9/14
The Denver Broncos are said to be on the hunt for a physical tailback, and the team has expressed interest in free agent running back Rashard Mendenhall, according to Mike Klis of The Denver Post. Rashard Mendenhall, who at 25 years old and with two 1,000-yard rushing seasons will be one of the youngest and most accomplished running backs to hit the free-agent market Tuesday, has drawn interest from the Broncos. At this point, Klis notes that it’s hard to tell what level of interest the Broncos have in Mendenhall, who’s spent his entire career with the Pittsburgh Steelers. They have several free agents targeted, and price is likely to determine which of them ultimately land in Denver. Mendenhall carries the size that makes him a candidate to replace running back Willis McGahee, who’s returning from a season-ending leg injury. The 25-year-old averaged 1,103 yards per season from 2009-11, but he sustained a torn ACL in the final game of the 2011 season. He did not play well in his return last year, but he could be far more productive two years removed from his significant leg injury. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })(); Looking for fantasy football advice?
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