Can New Orleans Saints RB Khiry Robinson Be the Next Curtis Martin?

June 28, 2014   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The comparison was made by one of the few people qualified to make such a bold claim. 
Khiry Robinson as the next Curtis Martin. 
Long time NFL coach and executive Bill Parcells, who coached Martin in stints with the New England Patriots and New York Jets during his Hall of Fame career, made that statement in a conversation with New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton before the Saints playoff game last January. 
Revealed by Fox analyst John Lynch, Payton, who is a former pupil of Parcells, said that his former mentor called him and questioned why Robinson wasn't getting the ball more, via ESPN.com.  
“Parcells called this week and said, ‘Sean what are you doing? You’ve got Curtis Martin right in front of your eyes, and you’re not doing anything with him. Give him the ball.’” 
He was obviously talking about Robinson, the undrafted rookie from West Texas A&M who burst onto the scene in his f...

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