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Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin said Tuesday during his press conference that the door is open for running back Rashard Mendenhall to play Sunday night in the opener against the Denver Broncos. While the likelihood of Mendenhall actually playing remains low, the Broncos coaching staff must still prepare for the former first round draft pick just in case, as he is in the believable time frame of making a return to the field after tearing his ACL in the season finale last year against the Cleveland Browns. Mendenhall, who was removed from the PUP list back in the middle of August, has Read more [...]
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