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Why I Retired At 26

Huffington Post - 09 Mar 2014
Either way, I was okay with the idea of fading to black, and my legacy becoming "What ever happened to that dude Rashard Mendenhall? He was pretty good for a few years, then he just vanished." The truth is, I don't really think my walking away is that ...
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Photos from the SI Vault: Pittsburgh Steelers

Sports Illustrated - 17 Nov 2017
Safety Troy Polamalu leaps for a tackle of Arizona Cardinals running back Tim Hightower during Super Bowl XLIII at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa. The Steelers won 27-23, earning their sixth title. Advertisement. Rashard Mendenhall in a huddle with ...
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Michael Thomas dreams of one day writing episode for 'Ballers'

247Sports - 14 Nov 2017
Thomas cited former Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall, who currently writes for HBO's Ballers, as a guy he'd like to emulate when his playing career comes to an end. “Just picking his brain, seeing how he got ...
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Badgers' Edwards, Fumagalli set for Illinois return

Janesville Gazette - 25 Oct 2017
He watched players like tailback Rashard Mendenhall and cornerback Vontae Davis, who led the Illini to a berth in the 2008 Rose Bowl. “I wanted to go there so bad at first,” Edwards said. “Took a visit. Loved the campus.” Tim Beckman was the head coach ...
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UW at Illinois: Game preview, prediction

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel - 27 Oct 2017
Rashard Mendenhall rushed for 160 yards and two touchdowns and Juice Williams passed for 121 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 92 yards for the Illini. The programs have traveled dramatically different routes since UW's breakthrough in 1993 under ...
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Tomlin on game plans, defense, resting Bell

Steelers.com - 29 Oct 2017
It's definitely different than how I handled Rashard Mendenhall or some of the other guys I've coached. I'm comfortable with our usage of him because of the relationship I have with him, and the knowledge I have of him as an athlete and a football player.
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'Ballers' Doesn't Fumble When It Comes to Money Matters

Fort Leavenworth Lamp - 09 Nov 2017
Former NFL running back Rashard Mendenhall writes for the show, so it's a good guess that these lavish lifestyles and titillating plot points are not constructed out of whole cloth. But we recently had the opportunity to double-check with some NFL experts.
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Former NFL star picks up Richard Pryor's estate for $2.5M

The Real Deal Magazine - 09 May 2017
Retired professional football player Rashard Mendenhall scooped up the former home of late comedian and actor Richard Pryor last week for $2.5 million, or $424 a square foot. The estate, in the San Fernando Valley's Sherwood Forest, was the site where ...
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Former RB Rashard Mendenhall says he suffered "emotional abuse"

247Sports - 12 Jul 2016
Rashard Mendenhall was a talented football player. But that talent couldn't hide the pain the former Steelers and Cardinals running back felt during his career, a career that he ended after just six seasons. On Tuesday, Mendenhall wrote a story ...
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Q&A: Rashard Mendenhall on life as an early NFL retiree

USA TODAY - 18 Mar 2015
When former NFL running back Rashard Mendenhall announced his retirement a year ago at age 26, he had no idea he'd be a trendsetter. But in the past two weeks, five NFL players aged 30 or younger have announced their retirement — the most notable ...
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Why I Retired At 26

Huffington Post - 11 Mar 2014
Either way, I was okay with the idea of fading to black, and my legacy becoming “What ever happened to that dude Rashard Mendenhall? He was pretty good for a few years, then he just vanished.” The truth is, I don't really think my walking away is that ...
rashard mendenhall

The NFL's Real Spencer Strasmore Is the Anti-'Ballers'

The Ringer (blog) - 15 Aug 2017
Rashard Mendenhall, the Pittsburgh Steelers' 2008 first-round draft pick who retired from the NFL in 2014 at age 26, wrote a blog post for the Huffington Post to explain his decision, and was quickly snapped up to be part of the Ballers writing staff ...

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