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Sanders primed to return

Updated: August 16, 1999, 1:04 PM ET
By Woody Woodburn | Scripps Howard News Service

If there is one thing more difficult to do in all of pro sports than tackle Barry Sanders in the open field, it might be this:

 Barry Sanders needs only a few more highlight runs to become the NFL's all-time leading rusher.

To sit in a rocking chair.

That is to say, retire and stay retired.

Michael Jordan came back after the first time he quit. So did Magic Johnson. Bjorn Borg and Mark Spitz and Jim Palmer couldn't stay in their rocking chairs. ...

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