Hall-of-Fame running back Barry Sanders shocked the sports world when he retired from the NFL while on the cusp of breaking Walter Payton's record for career rushing yards. No doubt he would be the one to empathize with Lions All Pro receiver Calvin Johnson who has similarly startled the football realm with his intentions to retire.
February 20, 2016
Another former Marshall quarterback appears to be on the move, following Chad Pennington being cut from the Jets and signing Saturday with the Dolphins in the wake of Brett Favre joining New York from Green Bay. Byron Leftwich signed with the Pittsburgh Steelers after he and former UCF QB Dante Culpepper were brought for a tryout after 'Burgh QB Charlie Batch broke his collarbone in an exhibition.
August 11, 2008