Wednesday, November 25: Things Look The Same To Marcus Mason

Posted by Matt Terl on November 25, 2009 – 3:39 pm

Head coach Jim Zorn said today that newly re-signed RB Marcus Mason “will definitely play this week,” albeit probably as part of a committee. “He’s been working out and trying to get ready so that if he had an opportunity he would be ready. That’s what you love about a player like Marcus and other players like him who stay ready. Now he has every opportunity to participate in his first game back.”

And Mason knows that his chances are likely running out. “I feel like this is the best opportunity I’ll have,” he said, “so I got to make a name of myself. I got to do something this weekend and this is it. I feel like I’ve had nine lives and I’m on my eighth one.”

It’s been a little over a month since Mason was released — “October 20th,” he says, without hesitating; the memory is clearly still fresh — and it’s been a pretty dramatic four-plus weeks.

Here’s the offensive starting lineup from each week since Mason was released, plus the projected starting lineup for this weekend’s Eagles game. It’s kind of a terrifying grid to look at. Read more »

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