Willie Parker: To Play or Not To Play?

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Published: April 12, 2009


... that the preseason and season creep closer everyday brings specific topics to my mind. One in particular, Willie Parker's 2009-2010 season.



Does he have the potential to have a better year?

Last year, with injuries and all, Willie Parker didn't have such a great season. Even when he was ready to play, it didn't seem as if coach Mike Tomlin was willing and ready to put him in. The Steelers all-star running back, Willie Parker, also known as "Fast Willie" hasn't really had the opportunity to redeem himself.

After a knee injury in the fourth game of the season, the Steelers were forced to use Mewelde Moore, the third string RB, who made up for a lot of Willie's place on the field.

The big picture here, though, is if Willie Parker will ever fully recover and be able to play again. At the end of the 2007 season, Parker broke his leg and it was questioned whether or not he had an ability to recover.

This ...

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