CURTIS MARTIN Biography - Other artists & entretainers


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The Jets’ 1999 team MVP and 3-time Pro Bowler (1995-96, 1998), Martin has established himself as 1 of the elite RB in the NFL, has rushed for the 7th most yards in NFL history over the 1st 5 years of his career (6,550) and has 8,064 yards from scrimmage (6,550 rushing and 1,514 yards receiving) and 50 TD, became just the 4th player in NFL annals to rush for more than 1,000 yards in each of his 1st 5 seasons, joining Hall of Famers Eric Dickerson (7), Tony Dorsett (5) and certain Hall of Famer Barry Sanders (10) in the ultra exclusive fraternity, entering the 2000 season Martin has missed just 4 out of 80 regular season games, established a Jets team-record for most rushing yards in a season in 1999 when he racked up 1,464 yards on 367 carries (4.0 avg.) and 5 TD, also had 45 receptions for 259 yards, is 2nd on the team’s career 100-yard rushing games list with 14 century days in just 2 years, when Martin carries the ball 20-or-more times in a game the Jets are 18-6 and have posted a 10-4 record when he reaches the 100-yard mark in a game, in his 2 seasons with the Jets has combined (rushing and receiving) for 3,375 yards and 14 TD, has 28 100-yard career rushing games to his credit, has started 75 out of the 76 regular season games he has played in’selected after junior season by NE in 3rd round (74th overall) of the 1995 draft, was tendered an offer sheet as a RFA on 3/20/98 by the Jets. NE declined to match offer sheet on 3/25/98?