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Lets Remember The King... Curtis Martin

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Posted 18 November 2008 - 12:52 PM

Just an inspiring video to remind you of how awesome Curtis Martin really was...



When there is speak of a potential Jets-Giants Superbowl, I can't help but think about Curtis Martin. So I thought maybe you'd like to reflect on his years as a Jet as well.




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Posted 18 November 2008 - 01:44 PM

QUOTE (Swissle @ Nov 18 2008, 11:52 AM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Just an inspiring video to remind you of how awesome Curtis Martin really was...
When there is speak of a potential Jets-Giants Superbowl, I can't help but think about Curtis Martin. So I thought maybe you'd like to reflect on his years as a Jet as well.


When is he up for the hall? Cuz I am definately there.
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 02:07 PM

Hall of Fame running back Curtis Martin and anything less would just wrong.

Damn I miss seeing 28 on Sundays sad.gif
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 02:27 PM

QUOTE (wichitacommish @ Nov 18 2008, 01:44 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
When is he up for the hall? Cuz I am definately there.


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Posted 18 November 2008 - 03:41 PM

So glad i got to see him play for real.
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 04:10 PM

Here's exactly why Curtis is my favorite Martin. Whenever given the chance to reflect on his success, he always praises his coach. How many times you hear a RB do that nowadays? He's definitely a throwback.

Did the Jets retire his number yet?
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 04:15 PM

QUOTE (SecondHandJets @ Nov 18 2008, 04:10 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Here's exactly why Curtis is my favorite Martin. Whenever given the chance to reflect on his success, he always praises his coach. How many times you hear a RB do that nowadays? He's definitely a throwback.

Did the Jets retire his number yet?


Nope. They should do him and Chrebet the same day. I'd do whatever I can to be at that game for the ceremony.
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 04:52 PM

QUOTE (Amen @ Nov 18 2008, 03:15 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Nope. They should do him and Chrebet the same day. I'd do whatever I can to be at that game for the ceremony.

Definatly! At The Jets-Rams game, Chrebet was being interviewed at the ESPN Radio Tent and there were so many fans watching and cheering him on! I love Curtis, but Waynes probably the favorate Jet I ever got to watch play, and when he took the hit thats pic is in my sig, it felt like a member of my family was takin the hit!.


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Posted 18 November 2008 - 06:01 PM

Honestly... I like Wayne Cherbet and I relaize his journey but he's not a hofer. I think the Jets should retire his number (through the team) but he's not national football league hall of famer.

Flame away!
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 06:34 PM

I still see Curtis on Sunday - and Monday through Saturday as well. His 1999 McFarlane has pride of place on my bookshelf. Sometimes I pick him up & run him around my alarm clock & knock Bart Simpson out the way before jumping into the wife's bowl of pot pourri - its a pity that was the only bowl he was ever in!
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Posted 18 November 2008 - 06:37 PM

QUOTE (S-Dubb @ Nov 18 2008, 05:01 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Honestly... I like Wayne Cherbet and I relaize his journey but he's not a hofer. I think the Jets should retire his number (through the team) but he's not national football league hall of famer.

Flame away!

Im not doubting you on that, hes like a Jets Bernie Williams, not a HOF, but you will never meet a Jets fan that doesnt love him. Thats why I always liked him, he was never drafted and played with the big dogs for 10 years. He was great, not tall, but faught like he was 6' 10.


But back to Curtis, I love how he was, like someone said before, he didnt talk about what he did to become great, but what others did to help him to become great. He is a living story of how you can litterally look death in the eyes(He was shot at point blank 8 times but the gun never went, and then the gun was pointed away from him and did shoot) and turned his life around and became the player and person we knew to love.

I also loved the story of how a kid sent Curtis a birthday party invitation when he was first drafted and Curtis actually went to the kids birthday party.

Here to Number 28!! drinks.gif


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Posted 18 November 2008 - 07:46 PM

while there is no way Wayne gets into the NFL hall of fame .. he will forever be in the Jets HOF .. #80 has been my gameday jersey for the last 10 years .. and it will be for the next 10

Id love to see it retired .. but I know generaly the rule with the Jets is HOF to get the number retired .. but with #73 paving the way .. maybe another Jersey guy can get a little love

and as for Curtis .. there are not enough good things you can say about that guy .. on and off the field 100% class all the way .. watching him dive into the end zone on opening day a few years back ( same game Wayne made his concussion comeback BTW) .. but watching that game was a great afternoon in E Rutherford NJ .. his generosity still effects me on a daily basis .. when ever I stuff a dollar in the help the homeless jugs in NYC .. I think .. what would Curtis do

I also am planning to be in Canton when they induct Curtis
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 11:02 AM

Im all the way down here near DC and most of my poker buddies are Skins fans (retards crazy.gif ) they always give props to C Mart when I wear my 28 Jersey to poker games.
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 11:24 AM

Who would be C-Mart's presenter? The Tuna?
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 12:21 PM

i mean, after watching Maynard13's sig over and over for like 10 minutes, it just made me realize how amazing Curtis Martin really was. A true throwback football player, and a great teammate. I feel like, had he been healthy and still running, the Jets would hands down be Super Bowl favorites.




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Posted 19 November 2008 - 02:13 PM

What gets me is that I went to Penn State and was surrounded by Steelers fans constantly. Whenever I mentioned how great Curtis Martin is all I hear about is Jerome Bettis. Bettis was a scrub compared to Martin and he is twice his size! Whats more is how they don't even realize Martin was born and raised in Pitt and deserves to be praised there as a folk hero just like any other hometown hero. But since he didn't play there they don't care. What a joke. Jerome f***ing Bettis is gonna go into the hall the year before Curtis and he'll be compared to Steelers greats, but when Curtis goes in he'll be compared to Payton, Sanders, and Smith because guess what, he's number two all-time. Not to mention he's the only man to start his career with 10 straight 1,000 yard seasons, Sanders didn't have one his first year. Curtis is the type of player you can legitimately call a hero or a role model, not like most of the other jokers kids look up to today.
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 04:26 PM

Curtis has not been out of the game long enough to be considered a throw back and it was just 2 weeks ago when I said in a post how Curtis would have a field day behind this Oline.he is not out of our minds at all. biggrin.gif
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Posted 19 November 2008 - 05:40 PM

QUOTE (gmany3k @ Nov 19 2008, 04:26 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Curtis has not been out of the game long enough to be considered a throw back and it was just 2 weeks ago when I said in a post how Curtis would have a field day behind this Oline.he is not out of our minds at all. biggrin.gif



Music to my ears.


Maginiismyfather, I also went to PSU bro, and I totally feel you. Penn State is the reason why I now have a passionate hatred for the Eagles and Steelers...fuckin nothin worse than hearing those drunk asshole @ 3:30 in the morning chanting back and forth who's supreme in PA. Curtis Martin is supreme in PA goddamnit!!!! Recognize!!!




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Posted 19 November 2008 - 06:12 PM

still my favorite all time jet

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Posted 19 November 2008 - 08:34 PM

QUOTE (Swissle @ Nov 19 2008, 05:40 PM) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Music to my ears.
Maginiismyfather, I also went to PSU bro, and I totally feel you. Penn State is the reason why I now have a passionate hatred for the Eagles and Steelers...fuckin nothin worse than hearing those drunk asshole @ 3:30 in the morning chanting back and forth who's supreme in PA. Curtis Martin is supreme in PA goddamnit!!!! Recognize!!!

Same.
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