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View from the Sideline: Rashard Mendenhall

Rashard Mendenhall (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

The Steelers drafted Rashard Mendenhall in the first round because he can run the ball. Craig Wolfley has watched him up close and explains what he's seen in him.

Rashard Mendenhall is a keeper. No doubt about that. Despite three fumbles in two games, it's obvious why the Steelers drafted this guy. He can flat out get it. I know Coach Mike Tomlin said in the post game that he would have reservations about giving the ball to Rashard once the season begins – and, by the way, it's refreshing to hear the truth be told, rather than the usual "No, I've got no... Recommended Stories