McGahee Wants to Play ‘Until the Wheels Fall Off’

Willis McGahee

Willis McGahee catches a pass Thursday. (PHOTO: ANDREW MASON / MAXDENVER.COM)

John Fox was happy to have Willis McGahee at practice Thursday, and who can blame him? (PHOTO: ANDREW MASON / MAXDENVER.COM)

When Willis McGahee broke into the league in 2003, he was coming off a horrific injury suffered in his last college game — three torn ligaments in his left knee on a hit from Ohio State’s Will Allen in the 2003 Fiesta Bowl.

Given that injury and the typically short career span of running backs, McGahee’s goal upon being a first-round pick of the Buffalo Bills was simple: make it to 10 seasons. He did that by arriving in training camp Thursday. Now he hopes for more, his career being rejuvenated by his move to Denver and a Pro Bowl season last year.

“It makes you feel young again, because I was telling somebody, ‘Man, all I want to do is get to 10 years,’” McGahee said Thursday. “Now I’m at 10, I want to go more.”

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About Andrew Mason

Andrew Mason has covered the NFL since 1999, when he worked as an editor on NFL.com when the site was managed by ESPN.com. He worked six seasons (2002-07) covering the Broncos on their official website and two (2008-09) on the Panthers' site. He began MaxDenver.com in 2010 and now contributes to CBSSports.com, The Sporting News and The New York Times.
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  1. WILLIS MCGAHEE HIS A FORCE AS RUNNER THEN FACTOR HE CAN BLOCK ,RECIEVE AN ANYTHING ELSE THAT HE TURNS HIS TALENT TO WITHOUT BEING CONCIETED ABOUT IT LIKE TO SEE HIM IN BRONCOS UNIFORM FOR THE REST OF HIS CAREER

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