Gay football players NEED to have thick skin... 'cause there's a 100% chance they'll get "teased" in an NFL locker room if they come out... so says NFL legend Barry Sanders. The Detroit Lions icon had just touched down in New Orleans last night…
Adrian Peterson's career is tracking awfully close to that of Barry Sanders'—and that could be a bad thing for the Minnesota Vikings. Peterson leads the NFL with 1,600 yards and needs to average 134 yards in his last three games to reach 2,000 yards, becoming only the seventh player ever to achieve that milestone. Show More Summary
Montee Ball was robbed of the Heisman Trophy a year ago when he tied Barry Sanders’ single-season record for rushing touchdowns. As a consolation prize, he won the Doak Walker Award as the top running back this season. But did he deserve it? If you ask Oregon State coach Mike Riley, I bet the answer is no. Show More Summary
Ed Reed threw some shade at Charlie Batch, who was far from elite but at least outplayed Joe Flacco in the Steelers' win in Baltimore. But no one was expecting greatness. Batch just gave more of what he's offered these past 10 yearsShow More Summary
It was on this day in 1988 that Oklahoma State running back Barry Sanders was named the Hesiman trophy winner. Sanders beat out Rodney Peete and future Hall-of-Famer Troy Aikman, who finished second and third in the voting, respectively. Barry Sanders’ 1988 college football season is considered by many to be one of the greatest [...]
BALTIMORE -- You can criticize Charlie Batch's lack of arm strength. You can laugh about Batch's age (he's so old that he once handed off to Barry Sanders). The one part of Batch's game you can't question is his heart. How else do you...Show More Summary
Barry Sanders was the most electric running back in NFL history, and he's the next person of interest for NFL Films' A Football Life series. Blessed with jaw-dropping agility, quickness, speed and raw power, the diminutive Sanders put together a highlight reel that no player will ever match. Show More Summary
Doug Martin is now an unstoppable hybrid of Barry Sanders and Emmitt Smith, according to Brad Nessler and Mike Mayock. He had a hell of first half last night, which [...] The post The Best Moments From Buccaneers-Vikings appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
Sonoco Products Company (SON) Q3 2012 Earnings Call October 18, 2012 11:00 AM ET Executives Roger Schrum – VP, IR Barry Saunders – VP and CFO Harris DeLoach – Chairman and CEO Jack Sanders – President and COO Analysts George StaphosShow More Summary
Jerry Rice and Barry Sanders did as much to define the modern game of football as anyone, but neither player wanted to be defined by the game after they left it. For Sanders, the great Detroit Lions running back who retired after the...Show More Summary
Barry Sanders looks exactly how I felt just moments after hearing Scott Stapp bellow the words "one strike, two strikes, swing awaaaaaaay." This photo would feel infinitely more appropriate if we swapped out Barry Sanders for Nick Swisher or Jason Giambi.
Below is a look at the careers of the NFL's top five all-time rushers. And the one thing these guys had in common is that they were all amazingly consistent. Four of the five rushers had at least eight straight seasons of 1,000 yards, and three had streaks of at least ten seasons. Show More Summary
Tonight, Mikel Leshoure will be on the receiving end of the most closely watched quarterback-running back exchange in a Detroit Lions' football game since Barry Sanders left Motown. It has been a long road to this point for Leshoure after what looked to be a promising future following his selection by the Lions in the 2011 NFL Draft. Show More Summary
The 2012 NFL season is upon us, so it’s time to unveil new award predictions. Over the past eight decades, these awards have been won by such Hall of Famers as Vince Lombardi, Joe Namath, Lawrence Taylor, Barry Sanders, “Mean” Joe Greene, Joe Montana and Otto Graham. Show More Summary
I was watching the Eagles-Patriots preseason game this week because I am an addict and I have a problem, and as the Monday Night crew was discussing the members of [...] The post REMINDER: Barry Sanders Was Awesome appeared first on Kissing Suzy Kolber.
The Detroit Lions have been in search of a feature tailback since the departure of a guy named Barry Sanders. Players like James Stewart, Kevin Jones, T.J. Duckett and Tatum Bell attempted and failed to step into the role as a premier NFL runner. Show More Summary
One of the more amusing moments of my morning was Titus Young's declaration that he was destined to be Detroit Lions legend Barry Sanders' replacement. Once I picked my jaw up off the floor, I had to admire Young's moxie. As I said in this morning's breakfast Links, you want confidence in a player. Show More Summary
There's every reason to believe that Titus Young, a second-year receiver for the Detroit Lions, will be a solid NFL player for a long time. But that, in the eyes of Titus Young, would be selling him very short. He sees himself as some kind of a successor to Barry Sanders in Detroit. Show More Summary
Sonoco Products Co. (SON) Q2 2012 Earnings Call July 19, 2012 11:00 am ET Executives Roger Schrum - VP, IR Barry Saunders - VP and CFO Jack Sanders - President and CEO Analysts Scott Gaffner - Barclays George Staphos - Bank of America/Merrill...Show More Summary
Doug Flutie throwing a Hail Mary with the Miami Hurricanes. Barry Sanders breaking tackles with the Texas Longhorns. Eddie George donning a Michigan Wolverines jersey. All of it's possible for the first time ever in a video game thanks to EA Sports' latest college football game. Show More Summary