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  1. Carson Palmer: Arizona Cardinals need to run the football to win in the NFC WestRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | ArizonaSports.com

    ... (5.5) last season, but was 42nd in the league in rushing attempts because he split time last season with Rashard Mendenhall. Mendenhall retired and now Ellington is expected to become a workhorse in 2014. ESPN and CBS both named Ellington as a ...

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  2. Andre Ellington tops young breakout player list for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 24 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... their rookie contract. The Cardinals primarily used two running backs last season. One of them, veteran Rashard Mendenhall , averaged a dismal 3.2 yards per carry with a minus-10.2 percent DVOA. But running behind the same line, seventh-round rookie ...

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  3. Fantasy Football 2014: Who Gets the Edge Between CJ Spiller and Andre Ellington?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | BleacherReport

    ... games, Ellington wasn't much of a factor at all, never receiving more than seven carries in a game. Then Rashard Mendenhall went down with a toe injury, Ellington dominated the Atlanta Falcons to the tune of 154 rushing yards, and he's now atop ...

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  4. Arizona Cardinals' Andre Ellington tops ESPN list of breakout candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | ArizonaSports.com

    ... the Cardinal first. The Cardinals primarily used two running backs last season. One of them, veteran Rashard Mendenhall, averaged a dismal 3.2 yards per carry with a minus-10.2 percent DVOA. But running behind the same line, seventh-round rookie ...

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  5. Arizona Cardinals' Andre Ellington is Key to Improved Running Back CorpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Sports Media 101

    ... rookie season last year - he led all NFL rushers with a 5.53 yard per carry average. As the backup to Rashard Mendenhall, Ellington rushed for 652 yards and was also a dynamic receiver out of the backfield. He is a home run threat with every carry ...

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  6. How the Cardinals Can Make Andre Ellington the Breakout RB of 2014Read the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | BleacherReport

    In 2013, Arizona Cardinals running back Andre Ellington became the first rookie to lead the NFL in yards per carry since Thanks to the rather surprising retirement of Rashard Mendenhall, Ellington now enters his second NFL season as the Cardinals' lead back, surrounded by expectations for a breakout sophomore season.

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  7. Camp preview: Arizona CardinalsRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | ESPN

    ... roles and returning running back Andre Ellington inheriting Arizona's starting running back job after Rashard Mendenhall retired. Arians is an offensive genius, but with every season comes new players, which means there'll always be a span of ...

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  8. 5 reasons to be excited about AZ Cards this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | ABC15.com

    Running back Rashard Mendenhall #28 of the Arizona Cardinals runs with the ball against the Seattle Seahawks during a game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on October 17, 2013 in Glendale, Arizona.

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  9. Bruce Irvin tweets hip 'feels 100 times better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | 12th Man Rising

    Oct 17, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall is tackled by Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker Bruce Irvin during the first half at University of Phoenix Stadium.

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  10. Arizona Cardinals stats: Will Andre Ellington have to pass protect more in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 13 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... Compare that to the other three backs that got playing time ( Ryan Williams was inactive all 16 games). Rashard Mendenhall played 470 snaps and pass blocked 58 times -- 12.3 percent of the time. Stepfan Taylor pass blocked 36 of 135 snaps (26.7 ...

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  11. Rashard Mendenhall opens new chapter in lifeRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2014 | Examiner.com

    On Sunday, news that former Pittsburgh Steelers and Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall is leaving professional football behind struck an odd note.

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  12. Ex-Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall retires to $1.4 million home in Santa MonicaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | Behind The Steel Curtain

    The Pittsburgh Steelers ' 2008 first round draft pick, Rashard Mendenhall , retired back in March from the NFL after his short one year stint with the Arizona Cardinals .

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  13. Making the Leap, No. 3: Cardinals RB Andre EllingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 9 | NFL

    ... pass game. After a rookie season that saw him put on a show while being saddled behind now-noted author Rashard Mendenhall , Ellington is primed to leap into the upper echelon of dynamic runners. Ellington put on 10 pounds in the offseason in ...

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  14. Arizona Cardinals: The 5 Biggest Red Flags Heading Into 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 6 | Rant Sports

    ... attempt on 118 carries. However, Ellington enters 2014 as Arizona's No. 1 running back. The now-departed Rashard Mendenhall was the Cards' No. 1 RB in 2013 when he carried the football 212 times. It remains to be seen how Ellington holds up at his ...

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  15. 2014 fantasy football:How much fantasy value will Jonathan Dwyer?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... be much of a threat, and that's Jonathan Dwyer . The former Pittsburgh Steeler replaces the now retired Rashard Mendenhall as the bird's main short yardage back, while he also should be in the lead for goal-line work, as well. Ellington could still ...

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  16. Week 8 Preview: A Budding Rivalry?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Philadelphia Eagles

    ... also feature second-year running back Andre Ellington in an increased role following the retirement of Rashard Mendenhall and the release of Ryan Williams. Ellington, who led all qualified ball carriers with 5.5 yards per carry last season, is a ...

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  17. Arizona Cardinals' Running Back Corps Poised to Show ImprovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 5 | Sports Media 101

    ... rookie season last year - he led all NFL rushers with a 5.53 yard per carry average. As the backup to Rashard Mendenhall , Ellington rushed for 652 yards and was also a dynamic receiver out of the backfield. He is a home run threat with every carry ...

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  18. 2014 San Diego Chargers' Opponents Preview: Arizona CardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | Bolts From The Blue

    ... of third-year reciever Michael Floyd will help this offense put up some points. The retirement of Rashard Mendenhall leaves some questions in the backfield, as second-year player Andre Ellington will get the chance to be the feature back with ...

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  19. Who's the Talk of Every NFL Team's Offseason so Far?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 2 | BleacherReport

    ... team ran for 96.3 yards per game, which was certainly a step in the right direction. Running backs Rashard Mendenhall (687) and Andre Ellington (652) combined for 86.9 percent of the team's 1,540 rushing yards in 2013. But last year's team leader, ...

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  20. Arizona report: Playoffs in the Cards in 2014?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 1 | USA Today

    ... But he was more durable than they thought and as explosive as they expected. With the retirement of Rashard Mendenhall, Ellington becomes the featured back. Arians said he would like to get Ellington the ball 25 times a game. That's a bit ...

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