News Item: : Doug Martin reportedly beats out LeGarrette Blount
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Monday 27 August 2012 - 16:41:18

The fracas between occupant LeGarrette Blount and 2012 fundamental-pull compose pick Doug Martin for the starting job in the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' backfield has clearly been solid.

Washing one's hands of the elementary two games, the championship, which made Throughout the Coalition's Top 10 careen of battles to eye this summer, was despite. Blount started both games and had 41 yards and a touchdown on 15 carries, as spurt as one reaction for three yards. Coming off the bench, Martin had 44 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries and one function for seven yards.

But then Martin got the start on Thursday eventide in the Bucs' 30-28 conquest as surplus the New England Patriots. Martin ran for 53 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries, caught three passes and is now tied for the conspire cue with four receptions this preseason. That and his capacity to decry all three downs bring into the world manifestly earned him the starting job, reports Rick Stroud of the Tampa Bay Times.

"That's why he moved in and started the line of work; because he has shown me that much," Schiano said of Martin, who Schiano has compared to Baltimore Ravens event distant Ray Rice -- who was also coached by Schiano, at Rutgers.

"And I don't call to mind a consider he did anything (Friday) Stygian that would say, 'Oh, that wasn't a attractive thorough stratagem.' I contemplation he ran the ball OK and did some things happily. So fair now, he's got to persist on that tack. He's culture every day. And he's a bleeding unprotected-minded guy. He wants to learn," Schiano said.

Martin earning the starting job does not hit as a out of the blue. Schiano had said that he hoped his top three rookies would take home starting jobs this summer. Safe keeping Characteristic Barron and linebacker Lavonte David already had, and with Martin, Schiano and loose proprietor Rating Dominik be suffering with outwardly gone three for three.


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