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1989
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1989

The Lions drafted Barry Sanders, who would become the most the electrifying running back in pro football over 10 seasons in Detroit. Sanders finished his career with 15,269 rushing yards, second to all-time leader Walter Payton, even though Sanders retired abruptly at age 30.

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