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Behind Enemy Lines: Curtis Martin

Curtis Martin isn't flashy and isn't about to mouth off because the team didn't celebrate a milestone. Unlike the self-centered T.O. types in the league, Martin just keeps on producing, quietly. It's one of the reasons the New York Jets running back has endeared himself to many fans. 14,000 yards and 3,500 carries later, this former Patriot just keeps on going. Martin is on the brink of setting a standard unlikely of being repeated anytime soon. It's about time people took notice says his coach.

After 24 carries for 91 rushing yards against New Orleans, Curtis Martin has 3,503 career rushing attempts and 14,072 career rushing yards. Only Emmitt Smith, Walter Payton and Barry Sanders have more career yards, and only Smith and Payton have more carries.Martin's reaction after the game to these numbers was predictable, however."As a professional," he said, "you would trade all the... Recommended Stories

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