11.5: Chronicle Conversation -- Darren McFadden
The Raiders' star RB sits down for a 1-on-1 with CSN's Greg Papa.
Darren McFadden a 111 point three yards a game rushing a look at what he has done it this year compared to his first two years. In the National Football League first two years 856 yards combined four point four yards -- -- as a rookie last year to kind of free board this year. Five and a half yards a rush she's at 668 overall and keep -- body is missed two games because. A hamstring injury dropped by elevated this morning Darren McFadden is going to be our chronicle conversation subject tonight. I second I think you're the most improved player in the NFL when you watch film of it your first couple years vs this year. Do you agree you're the most improved player in football. Yeah absolutely would feel comfortable out there right now is no I guess it took me -- well -- into the woods. At the same -- is not just being caught can we not let up put a lot of hard working in Nile season -- enough to like you -- -- -- feel now. Let's go through specifically -- running style than me is different you're running behind the -- they say you get lower hi how did you change your your running style. Hug me -- and I don't think that's had doesn't that just select up to make you more plays nose not a Matt wrote and no one just let us say just making a play an opportunity is with the ending that I did something not been doing this here. I know you're in the offseason UN we -- with Michael Johnson in the Michael -- Institute that. -- people would think he's -- guy more straight line explosion and you get off stuffed it did he did he get in that inning about. Football moves and multilaterally and making guys miss that kind of stuff stuff that you could apply to the football field. Those moments is that a great work outs in the there you know day to have you working hard every day no man's -- has -- Don gather is voted trying to for a while because there. He does the grades would as far as them being -- remove their -- do you soft enough. Banco skill just put it in my he had a light -- do work and only a -- second Lil and elect government -- -- -- a lot more. In early in the year Michael Bush was done to injury and these guys have a nice relationship it is good to have you both but it seemed like just initially when they can't feed -- the ball feed you the ball feed to the ball. Yet -- had that your tree got it's somber than Mike -- -- Scalia is that part of the reason to get off to a good start this year just get all those early reps. Yes it on the -- confidence well you know you didn't rule and as a runner Mavis I'll mention wanna lose you didn't improve and build confidence and you know just carried it over there we cannot select some not -- on display a lot of confidence. And then had a hamstring injury obviously you're over that knock on the west Seale as probably your body just looks fresher looking even quicker than when your early in the year is your body work that way where if you just get a take a week offer so to come back to do that much quicker fresher. You know long time also I was always have been his game you know in the hips about a recovered. We know from me is something that is try to go out there and just practice hard and play hard every play in this -- tonight Amendola. He played a lot of big games in college but this is the biggest game you're gonna play in the NFL on Sunday what what what's the mood around the locker room as your. Approach a showdown game. No long gather they're serious you know -- quotes just like get together again you won't take one game at a time. Well you know -- we know we have on lap from his game writers who won -- than just play hard and just do the best we can this week there are many good luck I think.