Best photos from the Barry Sanders statue unveiling

USA Today

The Detroit Lions honored the greatest running back of the Super Bowl era this weekend. In advance of the team’s Week 2 home opener against the Seattle Seahawks, the team unveiled a statue in at Ford Field of franchise icon Barry Sanders.

The NFL’s all-time leading rusher is forever immortalized in front of the home of the Lions with a statue capturing Sanders making one of his trademark ankle-breaking moves.


Check out the statue at the corner of Brush and Montcalm when you’re downtown. Until then, here are some photos from the Barry Sanders statue unveiling.

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