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Bob Sanders career over?

Posted on: July 19, 2010 5:07 pm
Edited on: July 19, 2010 5:56 pm
 
B. Sanders (US Presswire)
Michael Lombardi wrote on NFL.com today that Colts safety Bob Sanders might never play football again. Apparently, Sanders's rehab for the shoulder and bicep issues that limited him to just two games last season has been very slow. From afar, Sanders appears to be one of the slowest healers in the NFL. In 2006, he spent seemingly the entire season on the cusp of returning from a knee injury, but in the end, he wound up only playing four games (though he was on the field in the playoffs for the Colts’ Super Bowl run).

In addition to missing 14 games in ’09, Sanders was on the shelf for 10 contests in ’08 (high ankle sprain). The one full season he has played in the last four years (15 games in 2007), he was voted NFL Defensive Player of the Year. Sanders’s diminutive size (5’8”, 206) and reckless style of play make him susceptible to injury, though many of his problems have not resulted from on-field collisions.

UPDATE: In June, Bob Sanders said he felt great. A Colts team spokesman tells the Indy Star that nothing has changed since then.

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Comments

Since: Aug 16, 2006
Posted on: July 19, 2010 6:47 pm
 

Bob Sanders career over?

PS   "your" does not have an "e" at the end of it Uh oh, here comes the grammar police.

Ronnie Lott played 5 complete seasons out of his 15 season Hall of Fame career Actually, he played 6 full seasons, '86 was only 14 games because of the strike shortened season.

Also, only twice did Lott miss significant time with injuries.  Most of his injuries were of the one game here and there variety.  The comparison to Bob Sanders and his litany of double digit games out per season can't be made.  It's two different scenarios.

While nobody is denying his ability when he plays, the fact is that Sanders has only played in more than 6 games in a season twice over his 6 year career.



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: July 19, 2010 6:42 pm
 

Bob Sanders career over?

sorry, i dont put a lot of effort in these posts, as i know that usually its probably a pretty big idiot that will be reading them.  you seem to fit that category.

whats most annoying about your post, even if its free of grammatical errors, is that you actually think that Bob Sanders has a lot of football left in him. he doesnt, mark my word. 

again, is see yourE a fan and of course yourE going to support youR team, but this guy does not heal quickly.  he gets hurt ALL THE TIME.

to say he is going to be a "force for a long time to come" is completely laughable

also mentioning Ronnie Lott in any way or sense with this guy is also laughable.









Since: Jul 19, 2010
Posted on: July 19, 2010 6:13 pm
 

Bob Sanders career over?

The man plays balls to the wall..injuries are a given the way Sanders handles the game.  Ronnie Lott played 5 complete seasons out of his 15 season Hall of Fame career.  And my "homer kool-aid"?  Wow either you are the one with a BAC above 1.0 or your mom doesn't know you are online, junior.

PS   "your" does not have an "e" at the end of it



Since: Aug 28, 2006
Posted on: July 19, 2010 5:52 pm
 

Bob Sanders career over?

yeah i doubt that. the dude is the epitomy of "injury prone"

stop drinking youre homer kool-aid









Since: Jul 19, 2010
Posted on: July 19, 2010 5:47 pm
 

Bob Sanders career over?

If anyone takes this story seriously I have some land to sell them on a nice part of the Hudson River.   Has Sanders been hit hard, almost plaqued by injury..yes, no one would argue that point.  But to even think for a second, his career may be over....would be absolutley unwarrented and ridiculous.  #21 will be a pro-bowler again and a force not to be messed with for years and years to come......


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