Who Won the 1997
NFL Rushing Leaders

Barry Sanders (2053 yds)

Detroit Lions

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Sure-handed Toledo RB Kareem Hunt could be quite the catch in NFL draft

Detroit Free Press
1 overall pick Mitch Trubisky, where he said he rushed for 10 touchdowns to outduel Trubisky (seven rushing TDs) in the championship game — said he had a Barry Sanders poster on his wall as a kid and would love to move 45 minutes north as a pro. "It'd ...

1997 NFL Rushing Leaders Winner Barry Sanders News

I watch the tape, and [Myles Garrett] absolutely disappears.

The Shadow League (blog)
Via ESPN: “In 1989, Johnson took over a 3-13 team and used the first overall pick in the draft on UCLA quarterback Troy Aikman, passing on running back Barry Sanders and linebacker Derrick Thomas in the process. Three months later, Johnson used the ...

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Video: Chiefs honor franchise-defining pick of former Alabama standout Derrick Thomas

Saturday Down South
The 1989 NFL Draft featured arguably the greatest collection of talent ever found at the top of the event. Dallas picked Troy Aikman No. 1 from UCLA, Detroit picked Barry Sanders No. 3 from Oklahoma State, Atlanta picked Deion Sanders No. 5 from ...

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Reviewing the Biggest Steal and Bust in Every NFL Team's Draft History

Bleacher Report
Barry Sanders, Deion Sanders and Derrick Thomas were selected after Mandarich, and all went on to have Hall of Fame careers. Mandarich was the second overall pick in the 1989 draft. He started just 31 games for the Packers and played just six seasons ...




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