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Anderson was little known when he was selected by the Falcons and remained that way until the 1998 season - despite having rushed for 1,000-plus yards in each of his previous two seasons. The '98 season, though, was special -- he had an NFL-record 410 carries and his 1,846 yards -- the ninth-best total in NFL history. He helped the Falcons to Super Bowl XXXIII and rushed for 96 yards on 18 carries in the 34-19 loss to Denver. The former Utah star used his anger at falling to the 201st pick as a motivating factor throughout his career.

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