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Rashard Mendenhall to retire

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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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