Rashard Mendenhall to retire

Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall intends to retire, according to ESPN.

NFL teams have been informed of Mendenhall's plans.

He averaged just 3.2 yards per carry last season.

A former Pittsburgh Steelers first-round draft pick, Mendenhall has rushed for 4,236 career yards and has scored 39 touchdowns in six NFL seasons.

Mendenhall tore his anterior cruciate ligament in 2011.

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Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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