The Detroit Lions have not been successful running the ball in a long time. They haven’t had a 1,000 yard rusher in ages. Why has this been the case, and what should they do?
Who are the best first round draft picks made by the Detroit Lions? Who will end up in the number one slot? Will it be Calvin Johnson, Matthew Stafford, Barry Sanders, Ndamukong Suh or someone else?
Some will call it sacreligious to suggest, but I’m gonna do it anyway.
Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders is set to cast his handprints and signature in cement for permanent exhibit at the Detroit Historical Society’s Detroit Legends Plaza.
On Monday’s show, as we were discussing Lions running back Mikel Leshoure and his latest marijuana-related scrap with the police – Wojo unearthed the “Curse of Barry Sanders”.
The couple, who live in West Bloomfield, have three children. Sanders is seeking joint custody.
The Lions playoff appearance last weekend is still fresh in Sanders’ mind. He says the Lions met his expectations this year, especially Quarterback Matthew Stafford.
Pat Caputo: More impressive? Matthew Stafford’s 5,000 Yards Passing Or Barry Sanders 2,000 Yards Rushing?
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.
“Bad things happen…It could’ve happened anywhere, not just with any program, it just happened to happen at Penn State,” Barry Sanders told WWJ’s Ron Dewey.
The curse of Barry Sanders? That’s probably a reach, but there certainly seems to be a cloud over the running back position in Detroit.