Found October 19, 2012 on Pro Sports Daily:
Pittsburgh Steelers running backs Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles) and Isaac Redman (ankle) have been ruled out of Sunday’s night’s game at the Cincinnati Bengals, leaving Jonathan Dwyer to make his first career start, according to the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Dwyer has not been active for the past two games, and has averaged just 2.9 yards on 24 carries this season. The third-year player out of Georgia Tech has 49 career carries for 221 yards (4.5-yard average). Dwyer played in Georgia Tech’s triple-option offense, but fell to the sixth round in 2010 despite a prolific career with the Yellow Jackets. His longest carry in 2012 is 11 yards, and his career average would be 3.0 yards per carry without a 76-yard run last season. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, who injured his right foot in practice Thursday, is expected to be fine to play. He hurt it while dropping back to pass, and left practice early, limping off the field behind Steelers trainer John Norwig. After it was examin...
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