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Oakland Raiders’ RB Darren McFadden Key to Offensive Success

Article By on 11th August, 2009

... to take off, it came crashing down in a week two game against division foe Kansas City.

McFadden was in the middle of a 50-yard run when he was chased down by Chiefs safety Bernard Pollard, the same Pollard who injured some guy named Tom Brady in New England a week earlier.

Run-DMC would score his first NFL touchdown a few plays later on his way to racking up 164 yards on just 21 carries.

Unfortunately for Raider Nation, that was the last time McFadden would be healthy during the 2008 season.

While being chased down by Pollard, McFadden sustained a turf toe injury that prevented him from using the breakaway speed and cutting ability that made him the fourth overall pick in the 2008 NFL Draft.

Even though it was...

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