Reshard Mendenhall: Sick Of NFL Life

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Former Arizona Cardinals running back Rashard Mendenhall was tired of living a “private life in the public eye” as an NFL player, which included being called racial slurs online, he wrote in his most recent blog for Huffington Post in which he explained why he retired at 26 years old.

Mendenhall wrote that he wasn’t going to hold a news conference or announce his retirement, but after telling those close to him, there was a general sense of surprise, which led to his explanation.

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