Barry Sanders, one of the best running backs in NFL history, spent the entirety of his professional football career playing Detroit Lions home games at the Pontiac Silverdome. The team of course moved on to the much more cushy Ford Field, but the old Silverdome holds a special place in the hearts of Lions fans...Read More The post Silverdome urinal bearing Barry Sanders’ autograph...
Sportsnaut recently had the pleasure of speaking with Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders, who walked away from the game early at the age of 30 following the 1998 season. Sanders, who is considered one of the greatest running backs to ever play, didn’t retire from football due to concerns over head injuries. However, he’s been working with Gridiron Greats on a new education...
From Billy Sims and Barry Sanders and a local hometown hero, Thanksgiving brings out other types of memories besides devouring that big bird. The post Billy Sims, Barry Sanders And The 2 F’s Of Thanksgiving: Family And Football appeared first on The Sports Fan Journal.
While everyone usually talks about the Lions' big-name offensive starters -- Matthew Stafford, Reggie Bush, Calvin Johnson -- there's one particular backup who has Barry Sanders ranting and raving. The Hall of Famer and former Detroit great told MLive.com that he's a big fan of Lions running back Joique Bell, who possesses "great style" and physicality. "I think we're definitely...
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