Posts Tagged ‘Barry Sanders’

Rookies say, ‘thank you sir, may I have another?’

Former Lions QB Joey Harrington once told me that the best advice he ever received in football came from Barry Sanders who said, prior to his first rookie minicamp, “Find a good place to get doughnuts.”

Such is life for NFL rookies.

Sanders ponders Brady as an NFL Draft MVP

Hall-of-Fame running back Barry Sanders was selected as one of the top 10 all-time draft picks. Watch the video as Sanders explains what made Patriots QB Tom Brady — a sixth-round selection in 2000 — such a great draft pick.

NFL legends having a ball at the draft

With their newest draft experience complete, the NFL’s Hall of Famers just couldn’t help but marvel how far the league has come.

On the red carpet (sort of) at the NFL Draft

NFL Nation has really represented outside Radio City Music Hall at the 2010 NFL Draft.

75th NFL Draft: ‘The Grand Crossroads of Hope’

NFL Network spent three months to produce a special introductory video, “The Grand Crossroads of Hope,” to open the 75th NFL Draft on Thursday night.

Sitting at the center of the NFL universe

To borrow a football term, traversing Radio Row requires a head on a swivel. This is the NFL universe for the next few days, as a quick walk-around proves.

CJ2K: Johnson needs a career day in final week

Can Chris Johnson reach 2,000 yards rushing and break a couple of NFL records?

Browns’ Cribbs, Dolphins’ Williams set league records

Jerome Harrison, Josh Cribbs, Chris Johnson and Ricky Williams reached milestones in Week 15.

CJ2K: Johnson slighly off pace for 2,000

Titans RB Chris Johnson posted his ninth consecutive 100-yard rushing game in Week 15, tying him for the third longest streak in NFL history, but is slightly off pace to become the league’s sixth 2,000-yard rusher.

Playing the matchups is more important than ever

I would argue that right now — in the 2009 NFL season — is the most challenging time to be a a fantasy owner.

Reaction to my top 20 list

Some of liked it, some think I’m nuts, and thanks to all for reading it. These subjective exercises always spawn debate, and the only things better than talking about NFL football is watching it.

Titans’ White not light on confidence

LenDale White came to Tennessee’s offseason workout program at 238 pounds, his lightest reporting weight as a member of the Titans.

Fitzgerald set for Madden cover?

Bad news for Cardinals and fantasy league players who believe in the Madden curse (which is probably most of you) — EA Sports is considering using Larry Fitzgerald on the cover of its popular Madden Football 2010.

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