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The one that got away

Curtis Martin had a great run with the Patriots -- it was just too short

Updated: February 2, 2011, 11:02 AM ET
By Mike Reiss | ESPNBoston.com

DALLAS -- Running back Curtis Martin gets his first crack at the Pro Football Hall of Fame on Saturday. Even if he doesn't get in on the first ballot, which can often be a challenge, it shouldn't be much longer before Martin crosses the goal-line one more time.

Here in New England, it won't take entry into the Hall of Fame to define how Martin will be remembered.

He's The Greatest Patriot to Get Away.

On Tuesday, the connection between Martin and the Patriots ...

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