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Doug Martin - #22 - RB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 9"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 01/13/1989
Birthplace Stockton, CA
College Boise State
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 1st round, 31st pick by Buccaneers


Att Yds TD
319 1454 11

Rookie Meter: 2012 also historic year for rookie RBs

Posted Dec. 11, 2012 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
The class of quarterbacks has taken attention away from the fact that rookie RBs Doug Martin and Alfred Morris are putting up big numbers.

Key matchup: Bucs RB Doug Martin vs. Falcons run defense

Posted Nov. 21, 2012 @ 7 p.m. ET
We look ahead to Sunday’s game in Tampa, when the Falcons’ run defense will get its first look at Doug Martin, in today’s Key Matchup.

Fantasy owners are in Luck with this rookie class

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice examines this year's rookie class from a fantasy football perspective, from the good (Andrew Luck) to the bad (Justin Blackmon).

Martin making fantasy world take notice

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 1:33 p.m. ET
Pat Fitzmaurice says Buccaneers RB Doug Martin has shaken up the fantasy football world with his performances the past two weeks.

Martin, Urlacher, McManis named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Nov. 07, 2012 @ 11:57 a.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin, Bears LB Brian Urlacher and Bears CB Sherrick McManis were named the NFC’s Players of the Week for Week Nine.

Rookie Meter: Records fall, Luck rises

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 5:50 p.m. ET
Week Nine was a banner week for rookies Andrew Luck and Doug Martin, who both move up in the Rookie Meter after record-breaking days.

NFC South Spin cycle: Saints defense still needs to tighten up

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
It's all smiles in the NFC South after the Saints, Falcons, Panthers and Buccaneers each earned a victory in Week Nine.

With Luck in Indy, Manning in Denver, everyone won

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 12:52 p.m. ET
Peyton Manning in Denver and Andrew Luck in Indy couldn't have worked better for both clubs; three bad coaching decisions; and more from Week Nine.

Buccaneers mindful of Martin's workload

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
We have heard concerns coming out of Tampa in recent weeks that Doug Martin may hit the proverbial rookie wall later in the season.

Bucs RB Martin, Packers CB Hayward named Rookies of the Month

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Buccaneers RB Doug Martin and Packers CB Casey Hayward were named the NFL’s Rookies of the Month for October.

Week Eight Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 8:34 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Doug Martin, Tim Jennings and Olivier Vernon as its Players of the Week.

Martin, Buccaneers race past Vikings

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 11:57 p.m. ET
RB Doug Martin racked up 214 total yards and two TDs, and the Buccaneers blew out Minnesota 36-17 on Thursday night.

Bucs looking for ways to jumpstart running game

Posted Oct. 07, 2012 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
While rookie Doug Martin is still the Buccaneers’ primary ballcarrier, the team will be more inclined to give its other backs opportunities coming out of its Week Five bye.

Start or sit: Matchup dictates Packer pride

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 9:59 a.m. ET
In Week Four's "Start or Sit," PFW's Mike Wilkening says to get your Packers into the lineup vs. the Saints, including WR Randall Cobb.

Rookie Meter: RG3 steals the show to move ahead of Luck

Posted Sept. 11, 2012 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
The jockeying between the top two picks of April’s draft, Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III, will go on all year, but RG3 stole the show in Week One.

Week One Fantasy Doctor: What is Martin's true value?

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 3:07 p.m. ET
Every Wednesday, The Fantasy Doctor ponders fantasy-football dilemmas and prescribes advice with an eye on helping you win.

First-round RB Martin named Bucs' starter

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 5:07 p.m. ET
After an impressive preseason showing, Tampa Bay rookie RB Doug Martin has been named the starter over LeGarrette Blount by head coach Greg Schiano.

Don't discount fantasy potential in young Bucs

Posted Aug. 02, 2012 @ 3:12 p.m. ET
After an impressive offseason, the Buccaneers could be primed to join the rest of the NFC South in terms of fantasy relevance.


Posted Jan. 20, 2013
Martin is being added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster, taking the place of San Francisco 49ers runner Frank Gore, who'll go to the Super Bowl instead.||||||| Martin is the Bucs' first rookie in the Pro Bowl since kick returner Clifton Smith in 2008. Martin, the 30th pick in last April's NFL draft, ran for 1,454 yards and 11 touchdowns this season. His yards rushing ranked fifth in the league.
Posted Dec. 31, 2012
Martin bounced back with 142 rushing yards and a touchdown in the Buccaneers' win over Atlanta on Sunday.||||||| Martin had rushed for a total of 78 in his previous two games. He finished with 1,454 yards in his breakout rookie season.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Martin rushed for 62 yards on 18 attempts during Sunday's 28-13 loss to St. Louis. He added seven catches for 57 yards.||||||| Martin is sixth in the league in rushing and the Boise State man could be a terrific fantasy player in years to come.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Martin rushed for 62 yards on 18 attempts during Sunday's 28-13 loss to St. Louis. He added seven catches for 57 yards.||||||| Martin is sixth in the league in rushing and the Boise State man could be a terrific fantasy player in years to come.
Posted Dec. 10, 2012
Martin rushed for 128 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 23-21 loss to Philadelphia.||||||| It was a big day for Martin, who had compiled a combined 106 rushing yards in his previous two games. He ranks third in the league with 1,234 yards on the ground.