Saturday, January 26, 2013

Hot! Oakland Native Doug Martin Ran All Over Raiders

OAKLAND Long had been the line with people waiting around to see or even hear Doug Martin inside the instances right after he finished your overall performance for the ages.

Martin's Tampa Bay teammates have been talking the pup up in addition to patting his or her again as well as singing his or her praises right after he brought these individuals with a 42-32 victory within the Raiders on Sunday with the Coliseum.

The media, following convening inside the cramped groups of the visiting workforce meet with room, was grateful to acquire it is fifteen mins when using the out of law school who ran pertaining to 251 yards and also several touchdowns.

And, finally, a new throng regarding friends in addition to family, probably countless regarding 70, gathered while in the Coliseum parking great deal was rewarded using a few semi-private mins from other favorite NFL working back.

The one collection from the immediate vicinity devoid of desire to discover or maybe listen to Martin appeared to be the particular Raiders, their hometown staff along with the vanquished enemy.

There were many arguments Oakland trudged on the night unsatisfied, it's unlikely that any far more important as compared to Martin's taking over display. He used your day bashing plus slashing plus sporting through a Raiders security this entered the video game considering the item have solved this question with ending the actual run.

"We didn't deal with well," Raiders train Dennis Allen said. "I idea they have a great job with blocking. I notion (Martin) did some sort of very good employment regarding running. We had an opportunity for making one or two plays along with had missed some tackles. And if you miss tackles on this guy, your dog usually takes them for massive gains."

Martin, who came to be with Oakland and also lifted with Stockton, wanted 25 offers to

set this Tampa Bay franchise track record intended for rushing yards. The gentleman nicknamed "Muscle Hamster" utterly wrecked the Raiders.

Such heavy working out with would certainly clarify the perspiration seeping as a result of Martin's natural powder orange tennis tank top because stream-lined (5-foot-9, 220 pounds) 23-year-old went as well as floated to the meet with room.

"It's somewhat surreal now," reported Martin, that came to be within Oakland and raised in Stockton, attending St. Mary's High around Stockton before your four-year career during Boise State.

"It's awesome. Words cannot identify it."

Forgive Martin, with regard to they're brand-new to such NFL prosperity. After solely actions games inside league, this is, pertaining to him, a thing of your dream.

Kind regarding including holes, referred to by Martin when "huge," opened as a result of that Oakland defense.

But that display appeared to be real enough for you to give 52.055 devotees dismayed and furious, real enough even more legitimize Martin being a No. 1 backside from the NFL in addition to real sufficient in order to authenticate your NFL Offensive Rookie from the Month give he / she received throughout October.

Moreover, it turned out incredibly real on the Raiders, who many times whiffed into their tries in order to tackle Martin and blew a chance to sometimes their file at 4-4.

"We recognized cures were being getting into for your game as well as most of us experienced a prefer to stop him," safe practices Tyvon Branch said. "And all of us didn't."

Martin's several touchdowns available the particular breadth regarding his attributes. He flashed his velocity on scores with 67 along with 70 yards, his quickness and imaginative and prescient vision on the 45-yarder along with their brute strength for the 1-yard blast within the last minutes to summarize the actual scoring.

In short, Martin leaped by means of or maybe leaped over and also went all-around or leaped past.

"That was your great, excellent performance," Bucs coach Greg Schiano said. "After developing a really large hike upwards inside Minnesota on country wide TV (last week) and winning quite a few awards, an individual relax and say, `How may be the youthful chap likely to deal with that success?'

"This test out he / she stepped way up plus met the challenge for sure."

It seemed to be very the actual homecoming regarding a young man who seem to cases your Raiders were being his or her my child years team, who seem to never i went to wearing occurrence on the Coliseum as well as in whose maternal grandfather nevertheless resides while in the Oakland inclines above Knowland Park Zoo.

"It means everything for you to me, owning my pals and also family available these to aid me," claimed Martin, that was adament he could notice their people today within the stands. "This can be an brilliant feeling."

And, yes, he / she seemed to be influenced through the occurrence of his comfortable party, your sponsor involving which was his mother, attorney at law Leslie Baranco Martin, who handled most associated with ticket-related duties.

"Oh, yeah definitely," he said. "It's awesome to possess that friends as well as which support whilst you might be playing. Family through back in the particular day, and university teammates . . . anyone seemed to be there."

And anyone received their piece,

Everybody, of which is, besides the particular Raiders whose pastimes regarding Martin resulted primarily within air along with discouragement and, ultimately, humiliation.

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