While Mendenhall has yet to rush for more than 80 yards in any game this season, he does have five touchdowns on the year, including two in his last three games. With Andre Ellington still banged up, Mendenhall is likely to see a slight increase in carries similar to last week.
How effective Mendenhall will be is the real question, facing the eighth-ranked Rams run defense this week. The Rams have allowed just 109 rushing yards per game but have given up 13 touchdowns on the ground this year.
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