When looking at running back Jerious Norwood (5’11, 202lbs) one quickly ascertains that he is gifted with blazing speed. Drafted out of Mississippi State University in the third round of the 2006 NFL Draft, Norwood has quietly entrenched himself as the second back in an explosive Atlanta Falcons offense. If not for the impressive play of starter Michael Turner (376 carries for 1,699 yds), there could be a case made that Norwood could easily be the starter. Entering his fourth season Norwood has 1735 career rushing yards and seven touchdowns. I'd like the Jackson, MS native to tell us how he is handling his role and what he thinks of the Falcon’s chances in 2009.
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