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The Incredible Shrinking Back
Andrew Lawrence
October 01, 2007
How the Dolphins' Jesse Chatman shed 60 pounds and got into gear
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October 01, 2007

The Incredible Shrinking Back

How the Dolphins' Jesse Chatman shed 60 pounds and got into gear

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Feb. 22, 2007
The Dolphins signed Chatman to a one-year, $595,000 contract.

September 2007
After a preseason in which he carried 18 times for 116 yards and had 52 yards on six catches, Chatman made Miami's roster. He has averaged 4.2 yards on 10 carries this year, with 10 catches for 63 yards. He says nothing drove him on the comeback trail more than setting an example for his son, Sahvere, and daughter, Jaylynn. "If I had quit," he reflects, "how could I not expect them to quit at something?"

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