Rashard Mendenhall finished his career with 4,236 yards and 37 touchdowns.
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) -
Rashard Mendenhall has decided to retire after six seasons as an NFL running back.
Mendenhall revealed his decision in an article he wrote for the Huffington Post, saying "Football was pretty cool, but I don't want to play anymore."
At just age 26, Mendenhall will call it quits after one season with the Arizona Cardinals and five with the Pittsburgh Steelers. He was twice a 1,000- yard rusher and appeared in two Super Bowls with Pittsburgh.