VOTE FOR MENDENHALL FOR PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Running back Rashard Mendenhall is nominated for the NFL's FedEx Ground Player of the Week for the first week of the NFL season.
Mendenhall rattled off a game-winning 50-yard touchdown in overtime as the Steelers defeated the Atlanta Falcons 15-9 at Heinz Field.
Mendenhall finished the afternoon with 22 carries for 120 yards.
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VOTE FOR THE ENTIRE TEAM
The Steelers are nominated for the Never say Never Moment of the Game.
Led by third-year quarterback Dennis Dixon, making only the second start of his career, the Steelers remained strong and composed against the Atlanta Falcons for 60 minutes. regulation. Steelers RB Rashard Mendenhall carried the load with a 50-yard touchdown run in overtime, driving Pittsburgh to a 15-9 victory.