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El-Gonzo Jackson
08-30-2008, 11:00 AM
Here is a great article on Mendenhall, the AFC North and some expected breakout performances by Woodley and Timmons.

http://chicagosports.chicagotribune.com/sports/football/bears/cs-080830-afc-north-rashard-mendenhall-pompei,1,2493749.column

Specifically, he carries it too low and running backs coach Kirby Wilson is working on getting Mendenhall to carry it higher.

"He's making progress, but it's not going to change in a month," Wilson said.

Wilson was with the Patriots when they drafted Kevin Faulk in 1999 and Faulk carried the ball the way Mendenhall does. Wilson said it took a good two months into the regular season before Faulk had the problem squared away.

BREAKOUT PLAYER
LAMARR WOODLEY, STEELERS

Through the years, the Steelers have been one of the most consistent teams in the league at developing pass-rushing outside linebackers.

The latest in the long line of Steelers quarterback intimidators should be LaMarr Woodley.

fansince'76
08-30-2008, 02:03 PM
Already posted: http://forums.steelersfever.com/showthread.php?t=26827