Martin Running Bucs Into Postseason Picture

Martin Running Bucs Into Postseason Picture

With more than 60 of the family members and friends that he used to run away from during those games of tag cheering him on, Buccaneers rookie running back Doug Martin ran into the NFL record books Sunday.

During a 42-32 victory over the Raiders at Oakland’s O.co Coliseum, Martin ran 25 times for 251 yards and four touchdowns to become only the second player in the Super Bowl era to run for at least 250 yards and four touchdowns in a game.

He also became the first player in NFL history to score rushing TDs of 45, 67 and 70 yards in a single game, all while vaulting himself into contention for the NFL’s rushing title, where he ranks third with 794 yards.

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