Found October 09, 2012 on Fantasy Football Champs:
Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall was limited in Tuesday's practice due to precautionary measures the team is taking to keep him healthy following his season debut in Week 5.Fantasy Spin:Mendenhall has a great matchup Thursday against the Titans and he should see an increased workload after rushing for 81 yards and a score on 14 carries in his first action since tearing his ACL last season.

Mendenhall’s Return Has a Potential Darkside

It was great to see the Pittsburgh Steelers pull out a last-second victory on Sunday over the Philadelphia Eagles. It was great to see the defense play with some new creativity and aggression. It was also great to see Rashard Mendenhall return from his ACL injury and rush for 81 yards and a touchdown. Here comes the ‘but’ and I’m guessing not all of you will agree with me.The...

Rashard Mendenhall Looks Solid in Return To NFL

Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 81 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries in his return to the lineup Sunday against the Eagles.Fantasy Spin:Mendenhall is the latest running back to look spry in his return from an ACL tear, following Adrian Peterson and Jamaal Charles. Mendenhall should continue to be the team's lead back going forward since he's so much...

Roethlisberger Credited With Touchdown Pass To Mendenhall By Elias

Elias Sports Bureau has made an official scoring change on Wednesday and has now credited Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger as throwing a 13 yard touchdown pass to running back Rashard Mendenhall in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles after it was originally scored a lateral.The official stat change now means Roethlisberger has 9 touchdown passes on the season...

Late Run By Rashard Mendenhall Keyed By Antonio Brown Block

I shared this Tuesday on the social network sites and had a request to post it here as well.The Pittsburgh Steelers ran for 136 yards Sunday in their win over the Philadelphia Eagles, but the biggest run of the game may very well have been the 8 yard scamper on first down around right end by running back Rashard Mendenhall with 1:53 left in the game.Those 8 yards put the ball at...

Will Roethlisberger End Up Being Credited For A Touchdown Pass To Mendenhall?

The 13 yard touchdown that Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall scored in the win over the Philadelphia Eagles was officially scored as a run and not a pass from quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.The official scorer viewed the pass from Roethlisberger as being a lateral and I have had a few request to take a closer look at the play. Obviously this play could make the...

Rashard Mendenhall didn’t suffer any setbacks

According to Mike Bires of the Beaver County Times, Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall came out of yesterday’s win over the Eagles with no setbacks. Mendenhall looked fabulous after coming back from rehabbing from a torn ACL.  It looks like the Steelers once again have a running game.

Steelers Offensive & Defensive Snap Counts: Week 5 Eagles

Below are the week 5 official gamebook snap counts from the Pittsburgh Steelers 16-14 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Offensively, Rashard Mendenhall had 22 snaps in his first game back from a torn ACL and he touched the ball on 16 of those snaps. Tight end Leonard Pope did not see the field and rookie David Paulson played 19 snaps in total. It is not hard to guess who...

Steelers Eagles Week 5 Offensive Participation Chart

Below are the offensive player play counts and participation chart for the Pittsburgh Steelers week 5 game against the Philadelphia Eagles.Player Notes:With Rashard Mendenhall back from injury, Jonathan Dwyer, as expected, was inactive. In addition, Baron Batch never saw the field on offense. Rookie tight end David Paulson saw extensive playing time at the expense of Leonard Pope...

The Terrible Podcast – Steelers Titans Preview With David Boclair Episode

Season 3, Episode 27 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd and I start the show off by talking about the stat change that was made on Wednesday that resulted in Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger now being credited for a touchdown pass to running back Rashard Mendenhall in the game against the Philadelphia Eagles. I broke this play down a few days ago...

Steelers ready to start winning streak at Titans

The Pittsburgh Steelers may have picked the right place to start winning on the road when they visit the punchless Tennessee Titans on Thursday night. The Steelers (2-2) have two home wins and two road losses, and with running back Rashard Mendenhall back in the lineup to complement Ben Roethlisberger, they hope to pound away at a defense that has allowed more points than any other...

Top 5 unexpected fantasy players from last weekend presented by The League

After another riveting week of football, we have a list of our top five unexpected  fantasy football players from week five of the NFL season.New York Giants wide receiver Rueben RandleRandle came out of nowhere this week and stepped up with Ramses Barden out with a concussion.  He hauled in six catches for 82 yards.  He could be a factor in deep fantasy leagues with Hakeem Nicks...
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