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  1. Arizona Cardinals RB Andre Ellington 'physically ready for that pounding' he expects this seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | ArizonaSports.com

    ... racked up 652 yards on the ground to go with 371 yards on 39 receptions. With the offseason retirement of Rashard Mendenhall, the Cardinals' feature RB for most of last year, Ellington is expected to be the team's No. 1 guy in 2014. Since he's no ...

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  2. Is This the Year the Arizona Cardinals Win the NFC West?Read the original story

    Thursday | Sports Media 101

    ... Even though the Red Birds lost starters Karlos Dansby , Yeremiah Bell, Eric Winston , Daryn Colledge and Rashard Mendenhall, Arizona 's additions addressed bigger needs than the ones left by those five. "We're built to win now," Fitzgerald ...

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  3. Arizona Cardinals Rushing Attack Should Be Much Better in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 14 | 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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  4. 2014 NFL countdown: 28 days left and a look at the No. 28 for the CardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 11 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... was a Pro Bowler in 2013 on special teams and has made great strides on defense. In 2013, running back Rashard Mendenhall wore 28 in his only season in Arizona. He rushed for 687 yards and eight touchdowns. He retired after the season was over. From ...

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  5. Fantasy Football Projections 2014: Predictions for Biggest Breakout CandidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 | BleacherReport

    ... back Andre Ellington last season. He was a rookie sixth-round pick out of Clemson and was firmly behind Rashard Mendenhall as well as others on Arizona's depth chart. Despite that, he put up numbers that made him a feasible flex play, particularly ...

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  6. 2014 fantasy football: Can Andre Ellington Be a Top 5 Fantasy RB?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 2 | Revenge of the Birds

    ... of muscle during the off-season, the Arizona coaching staff has him pegged as the team's lead back. Rashard Mendenhall 's retirement did Ellington a favor, but with the team having little else in terms of talent behind him, they really do appear to ...

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  7. Will 2014 Be the Year the Arizona Cardinals Win the NFC West Crown?Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 1 | Sports Media 101

    ... Even though the Red Birds lost starters Karlos Dansby , Yeremiah Bell, Eric Winston, Daryn Colledge and Rashard Mendenhall , Arizona 's additions addressed bigger needs than the ones left by those five. "We're built to win now," Fitzgerald explained ...

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  8. Breaking Down Every Touchdown Allowed by Patrick Peterson in 2013Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 30 | BleacherReport

    ... it off. Meanwhile, Johnson turns a five-yard slant into a 72-yard touchdown. Now-retired running back Rashard Mendenhall had just fumbled the ball away deep in Arizona territory. It's 3rd-and-goal, and the Houston Texans are attempting an unlikely ...

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  9. Arizona Cardinals RB Stepfan Taylor 'expecting more of a role' in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | ArizonaSports.com

    ... often in the backfield, and fifth-round draftee Stepfan Taylor was pushed back on the depth chart. But Rashard Mendenhall retired after the season at the age of 26, opening up bigger opportunities for both Ellington and Taylor. Taylor spoke with ...

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  10. Q: Five RBs ready to shoulder heavier load in '14Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 29 | USA Today

    ... and 49ers show that the workhorse back is not extinct. Bruce Arians' refusal to promote Ellington over Rashard Mendenhall last season was a baffling decision. The sixth-round pick averaged 5.5 yards per carry compared to Mendenhall's paltry 3.2. ...

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  11. A 'confident' Andre Ellington excited about increased role with Arizona CardinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 28 | ArizonaSports.com

    ... only the fifth rookie in franchise history to surpass 1,000 yards from scrimmage -- and the retirement of Rashard Mendenhall, Ellington enters his second NFL training camp as the No. 1 running back on the Arizona Cardinals' roster. "I'm very ...

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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. Fantasy Football 2014: Who Gets the Edge Between CJ Spiller and Andre Ellington?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  15. Arizona Cardinals' Andre Ellington tops ESPN list of breakout candidatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  16. Arizona Cardinals' Andre Ellington is Key to Improved Running Back CorpsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | 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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  17. How the Cardinals Can Make Andre Ellington the Breakout RB of 2014Read the original story

    Jul 20, 2014 | 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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  18. Camp preview: Arizona CardinalsRead the original story

    Jul 17, 2014 | 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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  19. 5 reasons to be excited about AZ Cards this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2014 | 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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  20. Bruce Irvin tweets hip 'feels 100 times better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2014 | 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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