Bruce Arians: Rashard Mendenhall “can’t play that way”
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Sep 30, 2013
Andre Ellington had one 25-yard run and three other carries for four yards, but those numbers could be going up if Arians’ confidence in Mendenhall took a serious hit on Sunday.TAMPA, Fla. It wasn’t Arizona running back Rashard Mendenhall ’s fumble, dropped carry or bobbled pass that Cardinals coach Bruce Arians was unhappy about. Arians was not pleased with Mendenhall’s decision to try to run out of bounds with 1:43 left in the fourth quarter. Even though he was saved by a ruling that he fumbled on his way out of bounds, which meant the Bucs had to use a timeout, coach Bruce Arians was unhappy with the back and suggested after the game that Mendenhall’s limited practice schedule was too blame. And on the very next play, Mendenhall fumbled and Tampa Bay recovered. “It’s unlike him. “I saw it open up, I was rushing in and I kept baiting him the whole day, just showing the speed, just showing the speed and eventually it opened for me and I just took it,” Moch said.