Sanders Thinks He Could Gain 60-75 Yards Behind Dallas Line

Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders retired after the 1998 season

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Hall of Fame running back Barry Sanders paid the Dallas Cowboys young offensive line a pretty high compliment in an appearance on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Thursday.

It started when Patrick asked Sanders if he thinks, at 46-years-young, he could still play a little bit--namely, how many yards does he believe he could gain if he suited up for one more game today?

"Which offensive line do I have?" Sanders responded, via the Detroit Free Press. "That's the question. Are you giving me, like, Dallas'?

Patrick agreed, yes, the Cowboys offensive line.

“I'll take that, absolutely,” Sanders said. "Maybe I can give you, I don't know, 75 yards. 60, 75 yards.”

Not too shabby for a 46-year-old who last played when Bill Clinton was still in office.

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