Originally posted on Fox Sports Florida  |  Last updated 8/16/12
DAVIE, Fla. (AP) -- Reggie Bush wants to lead the NFL in rushing after proving last year he could be an every-down back for the Dolphins. Bush first made the statement during a South Florida television appearance in the spring, and he's not backing down. "I believe in setting the highest goals possible," Bush said. "If you're not setting the highest standards for yourself, then you don't belong in this game." After serving as a change-of-pace and third-down back in his five years with New Orleans, Bush was Miami's feature back in 2011 after he was acquired in a trade following the lockout. Bush responded with the first 1,000-yard season of his career. He finished with 1,086 yards, almost double his previous career high of 581 in 2007, and averaged an impressive 5.0 yards per carry. Bush ended up 11th in the league in rushing, and his average was the highest among the 15 running backs who gained at least 1,000 yards. In the process, the 6-foot, 203-pound Bush proved wrong those...
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