Party Like It’s 1999: Jevon Kearse Aims To Return to Old Form

Posted: 16th September 2009 by Dave Stanley in NFL
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"Injury prone." "Underachiever."   "One-trick pony." Many negative labels have been attached to Tennessee Titans defensive end Jevon Kearse throughout his career—some deserved, some not. But the fact remains that the man can still flat-out play.   After bursting onto the scene his rookie year, in which he tallied 14.5 sacks and won Defensive Rookie of the Year honors, the sky was the limit for the man they called "The Freak." While he continued to not only produce but remain a force, his numbers gradually declined. Then, on opening day of the 2002 season, he broke a bone in his left foot, causing him to miss 12 weeks and record only two sacks.   The following years, which included a four-season stint with the Philadelphia Eagles, saw him remain productiv ...

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