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Pat Caputo: More impressive? Matthew Stafford’s 5,000 Yards Passing Or Barry Sanders 2,000 Yards Rushing?

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When Barry Sanders topped the 2,000-yard rushing mark in 1997 at the Silverdome during a late-season game vs. the New York Jets, it was the cause of a big celebration. Sanders was carried off the field on the shoulders of his linemen, who loved him. It had been much-anticipated.

When Matthew Stafford topped 5,000 yards passing in Green Bay Sunday, it didn’t get nearly as much fanfare.

Yet, the accomplishment can be looked upon as even more impressive.

Click HERE to read the full blog from Pat Caputo

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