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Doug Martin Really Would Like You To Stop Calling Him ‘Muscle Hamster’ (Video)

SAN FRANCISCO — Don’t call Doug Martin “Muscle Hamster.” Seriously. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back burst on to the scene in 2012 with 1,454 rushing yards in his rookie season, earning the “Muscle Hamster” moniker along the way. Now that he’s established himself as one of the game’s best running back, he wants to get the message out: He hates that nickname....
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Doug Martin wants to sign extension with Bucs

Doug Martin needs a new contract, and the running back hopes the deal comes from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. While appearing on PFT Live, Martin said he wants to stay with the organization that drafted him in 2012, even if that means playing the 2016 season under the franchise tag. “I love Tampa and Tampa loves me. I’ve got a house out there so I do wish I’ll go back to...
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Doug Martin to sign with the Redskins?

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With the Washington Redskins now officially in their off season, its time to address...
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Doug Martin had a crazy yard per carry average after contact in 2015

Thanks to a stellar 2015 campaign, Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin has proven that he's back to his old self. While he rushed for over 1,400 yards, what he did after contact may even impress you more.Via Pro Football Focus:That's a pretty exceptional number, and just shows the combination of power and speed that Martin is capable of running with.The "Dougernaut" is...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Doug Martin runs through Eagles defense for TD

Doug Martin is having quite a day for the Buccaneers at Phildelphia. He ran for 177 yards in the first half alone, including this 58-yard gain. Please don’t blink. You’re gonna miss this Doug Martin 58-yard blur if you do. #TBvsPHI — NFL (@NFL) November 22, 2015 Martin also has an 84-yard run to his credit, even though it wasn’t a touchdown...
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November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin, Sick Of ‘Muscle Hamster’ Label, Gives Himself New Nickname

Doug Martin has had a hard time shedding his “Muscle Hamster” nickname, so the Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back is taking a proactive approach. Martin, who has made it clear several times he hates his old moniker, told reporters Wednesday he has a new nickname. It’s now up to everyone else to run with the new label. “Dougernaut?” Martin said, per “Yeah, that’s...
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin has a new nickname, no longer wants to be called ‘Muscle Hamster’

Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back Doug Martin never liked being called “Muscle Hamster.” Even when everything was clicking for him during his stellar rookie season, in which Martin rushed for 1,454 yards (11 touchdowns), he called it “the worst nickname ever.” On paper, though, the nickname made sense. Standing at just five-foot-nine, but weighing 223 pounds, Martin may...
Via The Sports Daily
October 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin asks NFL to stop calling him ‘Muscle Hamster’

    Much like Adam Jones and “Pacman,” Harold Miner and “Baby Jordan,” or Jim Everett and “Chris,” Buccaneers running back Doug Martin loathes the nickname “Muscle Hamster.” The 26-year-old has made his disdain for the epithet well-known in the last couple of years, so he obviously wasn’t happy when the NFL recently tried to resurrect the hated tag by including...
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August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin wants NFL to stop calling him 'Muscle Hamster'

The holiday season is a few months away, and Doug Martin won’t be asking for any fancy new toys. He just wants everyone to stop calling him by that dumb nickname. The Tampa Bay Buccaneers running back earned the nickname “Muscle Hamster” back in college thanks to a few Boise State teammates impressed by his small stature and incredible strength. Yet Martin doesn’t really...
August 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Doug Martin ready to break out in 2015 for the Buccaneers

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers are hoping to take a big step forward in their rebuilding process during the upcoming 2015 season, and Doug Martin is a huge part of their upcoming season. Martin showed legitimate superstar potential during his rookie season, but has fallen off in a big way since then. Injuries have been a big part of his lack of success, but he has been looking much better...
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August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

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