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Three Questions About the Lions as Training Camp Gets Closer

After a 3-3 start to the 2018 season the Lions took on the look of a team that many fans have seen over and over. They had issues making big plays when needed, and the defense gave up critical plays to put the offense behind the 8-ball the rest of the way. The club wrapping […]

Barry Sanders Gives His Take on the Lions Feud with Calvin Johnson

Lions great Barry Sanders, who was once in a dispute with the team over bonus money, weighed in Wednesday on fellow Lions great Calvin Johnson, who currently is involved a dispute with the team over bonus money, Carlos Monarrez and Greg Levinsky of the Detroit Free Press report. “It’s tough,” Sanders said after playing in […]

Happy 47th Birthday to Lions Hall of Fame RB Barry Sanders

He was one of the greatest running backs in the history of the NFL. Hard to believe that he walked away from the game some 17 years ago, but for Barry Sanders, he is still remembered as one of the most hard to tackle backs in the history of the game. Sanders played his entire […]

A Barry Sanders Signed Silverdome Urinal Up for Sale

Have you ever dreamed about owning a urinal? How about a urinal from the old Pontiac Silverdome signed by Hall of Fame Lions running back Barry Sanders? The dream can now come true – but be prepared to pay a heavy price. ESPN writes today that Lions super fan Mike Kozan has the urinal up […]

A Moment to Look Back 20 Years; Playoff Wins, Barry Sanders and Mike Utley

I was eating lunch and doing my customary afternoon tour of all the sports sites I follow when I stumbled on an article about Mike Utley on  The article mentions that this year marked 20 years since Mike Utley’s tragic paralysis, and talks about the now universal thumbs up hand gesture that is almost […]

Sanders to Take the Place of Hank Williams Jr. on Monday Night Football Intro

Now that Hank Williams Jr. is off the Monday Night football intro, many fans are wondering what will replace him. For now, a preview segment will be shown before the kickoff, and the intro for Monday night’s Lions-Bears game at Ford Field will be narrated by Barry Sanders according to Dave Birkett of the Detroit […]

Sanders “Barrys” Emmitt in PFT Poll

The guys at Profootballtalk ran a poll for the last couple of days pitting Barry vs Emmitt, and as expected, Barry crushed Emmitt.  There was never a question who would win the poll, unless you are a Cowboy fan orfamily or friend(s) of Emmitt. Emmitt was a nice little running back, and he took care of […]

Barry Sanders Father, William, Passes Away

On of the many fascinating things about Barry Sanders was the stark contrast between himself and his father.  Barry was quiet and reserved and his father was boisterous and brash.  William never shied away from an interview and always provided valuable sound clips, especially when he introduced his son a the Pro Football Hall of […]