Earlier today, Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall wrote a blog in which he apologized for, then tried to explain the controversial tweets he made after the death of Osama bin Laden.

He said he was just trying to "generate conversation."

Mendenhall's agent confirmed that Mendenhall himself wrote the blog, saying it was not crafted by anyone else.

The Steelers President, Art Rooney II issued a statement saying the Steelers organization is proud of the job that the U. S. Military has done.

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