Today in Sports History
On this date (July 28, 1999), Barry Sanders retired. Aside from Walter Payton, he was the best running back that I ever saw.
Your Indianapolis Colts were coming off of a 3-13 season with some rookie QB named Manning. They, of course, went 13-3 in 1999 and have basically replicated that record every year since. Additionally on this date, my Cincinnati Bengals were gearing up to go 4-12 after a 3-13 campaign the year before.
Here is Mr. Sanders at his finest…