Three Takeaways from Amazon's 'Bye Bye Barry'

Originally published at: https://pistolsfiringblog.com/three-takeaways-from-amazons-bye-bye-barry/

On Sanders’ retirement, a funny Eminem quote and some small world moments.

Not sure many remember and Barry didn’t say it but Barry wanted to be traded to a contender his last 2-3 years. The Lions wanted a franchise for him, wouldn’t try to accommodate Barry so he just retired. I’ve been pissed at Detroit since
Barry wil always be the GOAT to me
The definition of humble
:cowboy_hat_face:

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Yeah, I feel the same way. I’ve always been sad/mad about the way Detroit refused to build a really competitive team around him. Em is right: If Barry Sanders (GOAT), had played for the Cowboys at that time?! Or the Broncos or Packers?! Can you imagine what his numbers could’ve been?!

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Old enough to remember Gale Sayers (post knee surgery) and all that came after…
Barry Sanders is still the greatest back with the ball in his hands I’ve ever seen.

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Documentary was a 10/10. Left some to be desired, but so did Barry. Was exceptionally well done. As someone born in ‘89 I knew Barry as a player, but really hadn’t seen his personality and knew nothing about his dad. Seeing him with his sons was really cool.