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The former Beaver rushed for 1,184 yards on 256 carries and 14 Jason Terry White Jersey touchdowns in his junior season with Oregon State. Rodgers finished with Swingman Jason Kidd White Jersey 3,877 yards and 46 TDs in three seasons with the Beavers.
The move could mark the end for oft-injured Norwood. Norwood, who rushed for just eight Authentic Jason Terry Blue Jersey yards on two carries before getting injured in Week 2 last season, will be a restricted free agent once labor Swingman Jason Terry Blue Jersey strife Swingman Jason Kidd Sky Blue Jersey is settled and the NFL Jason Terry Sky Blue Jersey year Authentic Jason Terry White Jersey begins.
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