PITTSBURGH -- Now in his third
"This is probably going to be our first game where all three of us are capable of going out there," said Redman, a native of Paulsboro, N.J. "So I'm not even sure how the rotation is going to work."
Mendenhall missed Pittsburgh's first three games as he worked his way back from a knee injury he suffered in January. He started two games in early October, rushing for 74 yards on 19 carries, but he has since been sidelined with an Achilles injury. Dwyer missed two games with a quad injury, coincidentally when Mendenhall was active. Meanwhile, Redman missed time with an injury of his own, sitting out a pair of wins in late October with an ankle injury. He has 295 rushing yards and two touchdowns in seven games.
“It’s been an up-and-down season for me,” Redman said. “I’ve been dealing with injuries, but I’m fighting back. I had a pretty good game against the [
Redman had a career-high 147 rushing yards against the Giants. But after he lost a fumble in the first half of the 16-13 overtime win over the Chiefs, Dwyer ended up getting more carries, rushing for 56 yards on 19 carries.
Dwyer leads the team with 355 rushing yards. The Steelers also have
"It's different. Since I've been here, it's always been Rashard carrying most of the load and me backing him up," said Redman, whose fourth-quarter touchdown on a screen pass proved to be the difference in Pittsburgh's 13-10 win at M&T Bank Stadium two seasons ago. "Now we have three guys that are capable of playing."
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