Heisman Trophy Winners in the NFL Hall of Fame

When you’re named the winner of the Heisman Trophy, you’ve been voted the most outstanding player in college football in the entire United States. This is a great award but unfortunately it also comes with a lot of pressure to prove how good you were in college football by seeing if you can live up […]

The Most Touchdowns Scored In The NFL By A 21 Year Old

In NFL history, who has scored the most touchdowns as a 21 year old? Is it a wide receiver or a running back? We know it’s probably not a tight end or a quarterback, right? In 1989, 21 year old Barry Sanders scored 14 touchdowns, helping to launch himself as one of the most dominant […]

The Top Five Rookie Running Backs In Detroit Lions History

The Detroit Lions are one of the oldest football franchises in the NFL. Despite their extended run of bad fortune, they have also had a great deal of success during their time in the league. This includes having had some great players over the years. One of the most important roster spots on a football […]

The Retired Jersey Numbers Of The Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions belong in the list of the oldest franchises in the National Football League. They began play in 1930 in Detroit and have remained in the city ever since. Through the years, there have been good seasons and bad seasons, but Lions fans continue to show up either way to root their team […]

The Most Career Touchdowns Scored Against The Minnesota Vikings

The Minnesota Vikings have been one of the class act franchises in the National Football League since they came into pro football in the early 1960s. Throughout the team’s history they have played in some big games and also always prided themselves on having a tough defense. Who though has scored the most touchdowns in […]

The Most Rushing Yards Without A Touchdown In NFL History

When a running back has a great game, it is usually assumed he has broken the 100 yard mark.  A particularly great performance might even see the running back game more than 150 yards.  Some running backs even go over the 200 yard mark in a game and that is generally considered to be a […]

Barry Sanders And His Amazing Career

Barry Sanders spent his time in organized football racking up the kind of awards and numbers that prove that he is indeed worthy of being included in every discussion over who the greatest running back of all time was. Barry Sanders dominated the offensive side of the ball at every level he played at, and […]

The Incredible Career Of The Detroit Lions Barry Sanders

Barry Sanders spent his time in organized football racking up the kind of awards and numbers that prove that he is indeed worthy of being included in every discussion over who the greatest running back of all time was. Barry Sanders dominated the offensive side of the ball at every level he played at, and […]

The Detroit Lions Team Leader In 1,000 Yard Rushing Seasons Is Obvious, Isn’t It?

The Detroit Lions, one of the oldest franchises in the entire National Football League, have had a long and interesting history. Over the years, they have not experienced a lot of team success though they have fielded quality teams at times. One of the essential parts of a winning franchise is a great running back. […]

September 10, 1989 – Barry Sanders’ First Game Ever

The Detroit Lions are one of the National Football League’s oldest franchises. They have had a number of great players over the years and played in some very important games. The sad truth though is that the Lions have also had a lot of very tough years in terms of win-loss records. One of the […]