Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 6/17/13
Tennessee Titans wide receiver Nate Washington signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers as an undrafted free agent in 2005. He became the Steelers' slot receiver throughout the 2008 season. Washington signed a 6-year, $27 million deal with the Titans in 2009 to become a starter in their offense. He had his best year in 2011 when injuries hit the receiving corps hard, hauling in 74 catches for 1,023 yards and 7 touchdowns. Washington will be in competition with fellow receivers Kenny Britt, Kendall Wright, and Justin Hunter, but to him it’s no big deal. As the oldest of the group, the soon to be 30 year old, Washington knows he has to perform well to stay in the rotation and he intends on doing just that. “I am not worried about it, and never was worried about it, to tell you the truth,” Washington recently said, via Jim Wyatt of the Tennessean.  “At the end of the day, I am here, and I am here to do a job.  I have no problem with who they brought in or didn’t bring in.  It doesn’t matter to me.’’ “If all these other guys are going to get younger, faster and bigger, then I have to get older, wiser, bigger and stronger,” Washington said.  “It is about me giving my all.  If I do that, I know I can look myself in the mirror.  At this point, I have nothing to prove.  I just need to make sure the guys believe in me and know I am going to work and do everything I can to help us win.”  
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