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The Pittsburgh Steelers running game could be getting some help very soon. The Steelers, currently ranked 30th in the NFL with their ground game, are expecting the return of RB Rashard Mendenhall for Week Five. Mendenhall has been recovering from ACL surgery and should be back in the Pittsburgh lineup after the team’s bye week. He was a full participant in the Steelers practice on Wednesday. The Steelers can use some help right now in the running game. Without Mendenhall in the lineup, the Steelers are averaging just 70 yards per game on the ground. Neither Jonathan Dwyer nor Isaac Redman have stepped up to fill the void created by Mendenhall’s absence. Dwyer has just 71 yards rushing with a long of 11 yards and Redman has just 45 yards on 23 carries so far this season. Fantasy owners should be wary of adding Mendenhall to their lineups. Typically, running backs that are coming off ACL surgery (not named Adrian Peterson) have issues making cuts and seem to lose some burst. Fantasy i...
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