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Superself
08-07-2006, 03:27 PM
Martin's status for season uncertain
Monday, August 07, 2006
BY DAVE HUTCHINSON
Star-Ledger Staff
Before the NFL Draft last April, Jets running back Curtis Martin, his surgically-repaired right knee still bothering him, met with the Jets and told them they should strongly consider selecting a running back high in the draft because of his concern about his ability to play this season, a team official told The Star-Ledger yesterday.

Martin, 33, has had surgery on his right knee the past two seasons. It is believed that a great deal of the cartilage in the knee is gone and that's what is giving Martin trouble despite his well-documented threshold for pain.

"It's bone on bone," the official said.



http://www.nj.com/jets/ledger/index.ssf?/base/sports-0/115495269791450.xml&coll=1

StaticAge
08-07-2006, 09:35 PM
He's such a classy guy, I really wish him the best.

Aqua4Ever04
08-07-2006, 10:19 PM
He's such a classy guy, I really wish him the best.

True that man. Curtis has always just gone about his business and I have the aught most respect for him. The Jets are looking pretty slim at running back right now. I don't really think Leon Washington can carry it more than 15 times a game.

nick1
08-07-2006, 11:45 PM
exactly why I like Cedric Houston in fantasy now

Perfect23
08-07-2006, 11:53 PM
thats ashame Curtis Martin is one of those players I go for no matter what team he plays for

dominizzo
08-08-2006, 12:18 AM
Curtis MArtin is a warrioir!! HE led Rushing 2 years ago and people said he was on a decline!!
i love Curtis MArtin

Superself
08-08-2006, 11:27 AM
For him to suggest to the front office to draft a high RB to replace him just goes to show you how deep his loyalty is....not many would give a damn.

speedy1383
08-08-2006, 11:29 PM
Very good running back. Could be a Hall of Famer once he is done.

ganooch
08-09-2006, 09:59 AM
without a doubt he is a hall of famer.

Amars
08-09-2006, 11:31 AM
definately a class act guy even though he play for the JETS

BwanaZulia
08-09-2006, 11:33 AM
It will be a sad sad day if/when he retires.

BZ

OJMcDuffie
08-09-2006, 08:39 PM
Martin one of my favorite players. Class act. PHins fans in me likes to see him gone and out of our hair, but the NFL fan in me is sad.

Shula Come Back!
08-09-2006, 08:43 PM
Damn....I hate the Jets and all, but all their great ones are retiring. Wayne Chrebet and Curtis Martin were easily my two favorite Jets. Both great players and both class acts! Old age (what like 33) is a cruel thing in the NFL!!!

305TillIDie
08-09-2006, 08:44 PM
him and Jon Vilma..my to favorite players on the Jets by far :wink:

CDNPHIN
08-10-2006, 01:08 PM
He's a class act, but probably should hang 'em up. Would look good in the "Hall of Fame".

dreday
08-10-2006, 05:29 PM
He really is a classy guy.I met him.He even didnt hesitate to take a pic with me and some other Fins fans.Thats more than I can say for any Jets player or fan.I wish him the best.

Dors156
08-10-2006, 06:51 PM
no matter how much i hate the jets i cant deny how good martin is.hes always been a class act and will be smiling one day when he puts on the HOF jacket:wink: