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Healthy Willie Parker Opens Many Options for Steelers Offense

Published by on May 24, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Pittsburgh Steelers have had a very steady running attack over the last four years—thanks in part to running back, Willie Parker.

Since his first full season as the starting running back behind Ben Roethlisberger, "Fast Willie" has been nothing but exceptional.

In his first three seasons, Parker ran for over 4,000 yards and 17 touchdowns, including a Super Bowl record 80-yard rush in Super Bowl XL against the Seahawks.

Parker has also been a very good receiver in the same span, getting 620 receiving yards and four touchdowns.

Unfortunately, the 2008 season was not one that Parker wants to remember.  Parker only played in 11 games due to injuries on both his shoulder and knee, fi...

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