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Former Patriots and Jets running back Curtis Martin already had a big weekend. Now, he can also claim to be the guy who was standing at midfield when America won free pizza. Martin, who was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday, took part in the Super Bowl coin toss ceremony on Sunday along with other recent inductees. It was a rather awkward scene since referee John Parry ended up flipping the coin while Martin stood off to the side wearing a flashy suit. Parry's flip landed on heads, meaning New England won the toss. Perhaps more...
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The Professional Football Hall of Fame made the call for Curtis Martin on Saturday making him the 29th modern-era running back to be elected to Canton,
Martin, a 3rd round pick by the New England Patriots in 1995 out of the University of Pittsburgh, spent his first three seasons with the Patriots. In 1995 he was the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and following the 1996 season...
Former New England Patriots and New York Jets running back Curtis Martin headlines the 2012 Pro Football Hall of Fame class.
Besides Martin, the voters selected former Minnesota Vikings defensive end Chris Doleman, former Seattle Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy, former Pittsburgh Steelers center Dermontti Dawson and senior committee selection Jack Butler.
By Mike McDermottCurtis Martin, whose career began with three consecutive 1,000-plus yard seasons in New England, has been elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Martin, who spent the final eight years of his 11-year career with the rival New York Jets, is the NFL's fourth leading all-time rusher, with 14,101 yards.
Martin's former coach, Bill Parcells, who is a defining...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2012 induction ceremony will have a New England flavor this year. Running back Curtis Martin, who was drafted and played three years with the Patriots ,was among five modern-era players selected yesterday.
INDIANAPOLIS -- Curtis Martin has gone from the mean streets of Pittsburgh to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The star running back, who played 11 seasons with the Patriots and Jets, was one of six players elected Saturday to the shrine. Martin once disliked playing the game, but used it to escape a neighborhood where his grandmother was murdered. "When I get awarded something...
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Curtis Martin has gone from the mean streets of Pittsburgh to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
The star running back with the Patriots and Jets for 11 seasons was one of six players elected Saturday to the shrine. Martin once disliked playing the game, but used it to escape a neighborhood where his grandmother was murdered.
"When I get awarded something...
We are less than 24 hours till the Patriots and Giants kick-off in the Super Bowl. But before we find out who will be crowned this year's Champs, we found out who will be included in this year's Pro Football Hall of Fame Class. So let's get to it.
Hall of Fame 2012
Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2012:Curtis Martin,Chris Doleman, Dermontti Dawson...
The Pro Football Hall of Fame committee last night announced the six players headed to Canton this summer.
Pittsburgh native Curtis Martin, the NFL’s fourth all-time leading rusher, got the nod in his second year of eligibility.
Joining him are Seahawks defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy, Steelers center Dermontti Dawson, offensive tackle Willie Roaf (Saints and Chiefs), and defensive...