NFL: Mendenhall’s text msg reaches Ravens players?

 

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Rashard Mendenhall recently texted Ravens running back Ray Rice indicating he‚Äôs going to have a big game Monday night against statistically the league‚Äôs #1 defense. Rice a friend of Mendenhall quickly distributed the text message to his teammates. Bart Scott reacting to Mendenhall‚Äôs text message tells the media ‚ÄúHe said later that he was just joking, but it’s too late. Thanks for the bulletin-board material, rookie.” The Ravens haven’t allowed a 100-yard rusher in 21 straight games ESPN

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Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger had an extensive meeting with his offensive coaches yesterday. Roethlisberger doesn’t believe the coaching staff and players were on the same page Sunday afternoon against the Eagles. The Steelers rank dead last in completions to running backs. During OTA’s Insiders raved about Mewelde Moore’s ability to catch the ball out of the back field and some even compared him to Kevin Faulk. With Willie Parker sidelined it will be interesting to see if the Steelers utilize Moore in the passing game.