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    Mendenhall

    This guy has so much potential. When he's on, he reminds me of Franco Harris. Other times he dances, doesn't hit the holes. And he's a fumbler. His fumble yesterday was the icing on the cake. You cannot cough up the ball in that situation in a sb. Ok I'll give Matthews credit, he made a great play. But Mendenhall has fumbled before, and yesterdays was huge. We were about to take the lead. I just don't know about this guy.
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    Mendenhall has potential. But I've been telling everyone that Dwyer is just as good as Mendenhall. And if Mendenhall doesn't remedy his fumbling, Dwyer should have every opportunity to start.

    Compitition will either make Mendy better, or he can watch from the sidelines.
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    If Mendy would stop dancing around and just blow through the line, he has the potential to be as good as Jerome was. Redman is the real deal and I want to see more Dwyer for sure.

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    Not mentioned in this is how Legursky totally whiffed on his block which forced Mendenhall right into Matthews.

    Still think Mendenhall is the man and think he will pay serious dividends once the Steelers stabilize the O-Line. Look what he did behind a bunch of patchwork linemen.

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    Rushhard is and will be our starting running back..,Dwyer is the fourth back for a reason. He took the full blow of the hit from Matthews right on the arm, there aren't many backs in this league that would hold onto the ball in that situation. To blame Legursky for it...I ain't goin there ,that's just nuts...




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    I don't remember Mendy having fumbles this year , does somebody know how many he had .

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    Quote Originally Posted by pimplydan View Post
    I don't remember Mendy having fumbles this year , does somebody know how many he had .
    He fumbled twice in the regular season in 324 carries.

    In the post season, he fumbled twice, in 61 carries. Once in the divisional round once in the SB.

    In his career (regular season) he's had 5 fumbles in 585 carries, or an average of once every 117 carries.

    Doesn't seem like it's excessive to me.

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    Quote Originally Posted by pimplydan View Post
    I don't remember Mendy having fumbles this year , does somebody know how many he had .
    Based on some stats I've read, 3, including the Superbowl. He does not have a problem. Mathews just made a hell of a play.

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    Quote Originally Posted by BlacknGold Bleeder View Post
    Rushhard is and will be our starting running back..,Dwyer is the fourth back for a reason. He took the full blow of the hit from Matthews right on the arm, there aren't many backs in this league that would hold onto the ball in that situation. To blame Legursky for it...I ain't goin there ,that's just nuts...
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    Quote Originally Posted by Harrison92 View Post
    Not mentioned in this is how Legursky totally whiffed on his block which forced Mendenhall right into Matthews.

    Still think Mendenhall is the man and think he will pay serious dividends once the Steelers stabilize the O-Line. Look what he did behind a bunch of patchwork linemen.
    It was actually David Johnson who whiffed on the block of Matthews not Legursky. I thought Johnson had a very poor game and made a few key mistakes at bad times during the game. The Steelers still dont have a true fullback.

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    Quote Originally Posted by SteelerDave74 View Post
    If Mendy would stop dancing around and just blow through the line, he has the potential to be as good as Jerome was. Redman is the real deal and I want to see more Dwyer for sure.
    This running game with Mendy,Redman,and Dwyer has a chance to be a special group of young talented runners that can really be a force with the Steelers for a very long time over many seasons coming up here. This team needs to sure up a few areas mainly Corner and secondary help,and offensive line. Getting Starks,Pouncey,and possibly Colon back will help that. But overall if Ben stays healthy and this defense with it's core players can continue to play like they are capable of the Steelers will be right back in it thick of the race to go to the Super Bowl next season...

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