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Five Records That Are More Fragile Than You Think
October 23, 2000
Walter Payton, 275 rushing yards in a game, 1977.Just last week two players rushed for 200-plus. Payton's mark isn't far off.
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October 23, 2000

Five Records That Are More Fragile Than You Think

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Walter Payton, 275 rushing yards in a game, 1977.
Just last week two players rushed for 200-plus. Payton's mark isn't far off.

Hack Wilson, 191 RBIs in a season, 1930.
Several players, including Juan Gonzalez in 1998, have threatened to break it in recent years. Someone will.

Walter Payton, 16,726 career rushing yards, 1975-87.
Emmitt Smith (14,358 yards) should pass Sweetness in 2002.

Hank Aaron, 755 career home runs, 1954-76.
If Mark McGwire (554) doesn't pass Aaron, Ken Griffey Jr. (438) will.

Norm Van Brocklin, 554 passing yards in a game, 1951.
This one's at risk every time Kurt Warner takes the field.

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