Found October 16, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall says his Achilles is fine after missing the majority of last week’s game against the Titans.
“It was just irritated,” said Mendenhall.
Mendenhall didn’t practice on Monday, but he did say he plans on playing this week.
“It’s a little tight,” said Mendenhall. “I’ll just continue to work on it and get treatment. Hopefully, it will get better. But I’m planning on being able to play (against the Bengals).”
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