Mendenhall is expected to be on the physically unable to perform list until at least October recovering from his knee reconstruction. Reported by ESPN.com
So says John Clayton of ESPN. He went on to say that although he is running well straight ahead, he's not ready to make the cuts needed to be an every-down runner. Todd Haley will take a running-back-by-committee approach into the season, and Isaac Redman will be the chairman. Redman should be looked at as a RB2 at this point while Mendenhall will be either a late-round draft stash or a waiver wire acquisition in most leagues.