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Inside Slant
Jeff Pearlman
August 17, 1998
Running back James Stewart won't give up the starting position to first-round pick Fred Taylor of Florida without a fight. In his lone appearance as the feature back last season, a 38-21 win over the Eagles, Stewart gained 102 yards on 15 carries and scored five touchdowns. "I'm not going to just go away and vanish," says Stewart....
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August 17, 1998

Inside Slant

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Running back James Stewart won't give up the starting position to first-round pick Fred Taylor of Florida without a fight. In his lone appearance as the feature back last season, a 38-21 win over the Eagles, Stewart gained 102 yards on 15 carries and scored five touchdowns. "I'm not going to just go away and vanish," says Stewart....

Many in the organization are high on second-year tight end Damon Jones, a '97 fifth-round pick out of Southern Illinois. Nicknamed Big Sofa because of the way he flops on the couch in the team lounge, the 6'5", 272-pound Jones had only five catches last year but is a terrific blocker who reminds some of a young Eric Green.

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