The NFL will inducted former New York Jets running back great Curtis Martin into the NFL Hall Of Fame on Saturday afternoon in Canton, Ohio. Martin spent 11 seasons in the NFL, playing for both the New England Patriots and the Jets, being the model of consistency at the running back position with 10 straight 1,000 yard seasons.
Martin was originally drafted by the Patriots in the third-round of the 1995 NFL Draft and spent his first three seasons in New England. Martin made the Pro-Bowl as a rookie, also winning the Rookie Of The Year award with 1,487 rushing yards and 14 touchdowns. Martin left the Patriots after the 1997 season, signing an offer sheet with the Jets as an unrestricted free agent. Martin went on to rush for at least 1,000 yards the next seven straight seasons for the Jets, making the Pro-Bowl five times in his career.
Martin finished his NFL career with 14,101 rushing yards, placing him at fourth all-time in rushing yards.
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