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Willis McGahee wasn't supposed to make it to the NFL, much less pinball his way through pro defenses for a decade.
So said the naysayers after he tore three ligaments in his left knee in his final college game at Miami.
Ten years later, McGahee is still proving the doubters wrong. He just recorded his 32nd 100-yard rushing game, more than any active NFL running back and one for each candle that will soon decorate his birthday cake, plus a spare for good measure.
Thirty-something tailbacks are rare in a league that spits out ball carriers after just more than two seasons on average, and rarer still are those as productive as McGahee after 30 trips around the sun.
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DJ Williams suspended 3 more games by the NFL (Ron Chenoy/US Presswire)
Williams was suspended prior to the start of the season for six games for submitting “non-human...
Linebacker D.J Williams of the Denver Broncos won’t be allowed to play until November 12. The NFL decided today that they would add three more games to his already six-game suspension.
Williams was punished for violating the league’s policy and program for substances of abuse following his conviction in August of driving while impaired.
He started the season [...]
Denver Broncos linebacker D.J. Williams, who is serving a six-week suspension for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy, had three more weeks added to the punishment on Friday from an August drunk driving arrest. The Denver Post reported that the three extra weeks tacked on to Williams' suspension means he cannot return to the team until Nov. 12. He will miss games...
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