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 Who is the greatest running back ever?, Your choice
 
Which of these was the greatest running back to ever play the game of football?
1. Walter Payton [ 1 ]  [20.00%]
Barry Sanders [ 3 ]  [60.00%]
Jim Brown [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Emmitt Smith [ 1 ]  [20.00%]
Jerone Bettis [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
Other [ 0 ]  [0.00%]
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granobulax
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM


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QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.


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super_wolverine_Man
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 01:48 PM


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QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.

ah yes of course


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Wingman
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 02:21 PM


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QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 09:48 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.

ah yes of course

There are innumerable "what if" moments in sports history. It's mindblowing the number of times great things happened because of small, seemingly trivial errors or choices. You could fill books with them.


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War produces classic remarks by military commanders; on February 26, 1991, the US 1st Armored Division, the famous Big Red One, encountered the allegedly elite Iraqi Republican Guard. The divisional commander, Major General Ronald Griffiths, radioed his deputy, who was riding with the armored spearhead. "I understand we are engaging the Medina Division?" he said, referring to one of the crack Iraqi Guard divisions. "Negative, sir," came the reply. "We are destroying the Medina Division."
Great proof that despite their quantity, the Soviet tanks that NATO planners feared above all else could be shredded by the M1 Abrams, Challenger 2, Leopard 2, LeClerc, Ariete, and Merkava with ease. Patton would be proud.

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granobulax
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 02:47 PM


He's even got his hand over where I live...


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QUOTE (Wingman @ Jun 3 2008, 02:21 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 09:48 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.

ah yes of course

There are innumerable "what if" moments in sports history. It's mindblowing the number of times great things happened because of small, seemingly trivial errors or choices. You could fill books with them.

Here's a big what if. What if Michael Jordan hadn't retired to play baseball for two seasons? Now that's a big 'what if'. biggrin.gif


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QUOTE (treacherous @ Aug 16 2008, 12:12 PM)
RRRAOAAOAOAORRARRAA!!...  Blue lights and sirens rang through the night!! Yeah, they all wanna kill each other... HERE ME CITY!! THE STREETS BELONG TO THE GANGS NOW!! THIS IS THE NEW ORDER!! PREPARE FOR CHAOS!!

Solomon and I may be gangsta, but treach is the gangsta of the year!
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Wingman
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 02:56 PM


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QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 10:47 AM)
QUOTE (Wingman @ Jun 3 2008, 02:21 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 09:48 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.

ah yes of course

There are innumerable "what if" moments in sports history. It's mindblowing the number of times great things happened because of small, seemingly trivial errors or choices. You could fill books with them.

Here's a big what if. What if Michael Jordan hadn't retired to play baseball for two seasons? Now that's a big 'what if'. biggrin.gif

That is one of the biggies. Or what if Mario Lemieux hadn't retired in the late 90's, but kept going?


--------------------
"Never in the course of human history has so much been owed by so many to so few."- Winston Churchill, commenting on the heroic struggles of the RAF against the German Luftwaffe.

----
I don't smoke, I don't chew... and I don't date girls who do.

----

War produces classic remarks by military commanders; on February 26, 1991, the US 1st Armored Division, the famous Big Red One, encountered the allegedly elite Iraqi Republican Guard. The divisional commander, Major General Ronald Griffiths, radioed his deputy, who was riding with the armored spearhead. "I understand we are engaging the Medina Division?" he said, referring to one of the crack Iraqi Guard divisions. "Negative, sir," came the reply. "We are destroying the Medina Division."
Great proof that despite their quantity, the Soviet tanks that NATO planners feared above all else could be shredded by the M1 Abrams, Challenger 2, Leopard 2, LeClerc, Ariete, and Merkava with ease. Patton would be proud.

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granobulax
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 03:36 PM


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QUOTE (Wingman @ Jun 3 2008, 02:56 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 10:47 AM)
QUOTE (Wingman @ Jun 3 2008, 02:21 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 09:48 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.

ah yes of course

There are innumerable "what if" moments in sports history. It's mindblowing the number of times great things happened because of small, seemingly trivial errors or choices. You could fill books with them.

Here's a big what if. What if Michael Jordan hadn't retired to play baseball for two seasons? Now that's a big 'what if'. biggrin.gif

That is one of the biggies. Or what if Mario Lemieux hadn't retired in the late 90's, but kept going?

Thats very true.


--------------------
Points:


I scare little kids.
user posted image

QUOTE (treacherous @ Aug 16 2008, 12:12 PM)
RRRAOAAOAOAORRARRAA!!...  Blue lights and sirens rang through the night!! Yeah, they all wanna kill each other... HERE ME CITY!! THE STREETS BELONG TO THE GANGS NOW!! THIS IS THE NEW ORDER!! PREPARE FOR CHAOS!!

Solomon and I may be gangsta, but treach is the gangsta of the year!
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Wingman
Posted on Jun 3 2008, 07:36 PM


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QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 11:36 AM)
QUOTE (Wingman @ Jun 3 2008, 02:56 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 10:47 AM)
QUOTE (Wingman @ Jun 3 2008, 02:21 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 09:48 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 3 2008, 12:29 AM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 3 2008, 12:04 AM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 11:27 PM)
QUOTE (super_wolverine_Man @ Jun 2 2008, 09:17 PM)
QUOTE (granobulax @ Jun 2 2008, 04:09 PM)
I've got to go with Emmitt Smith here. The question is "Who's the greatest running back ever?" not "Who's the greatest runner?" Emmitt has almost every running back record there is. Most toughdowns, most rushing yards, most consecutive 1,000 yard seasons, etc. A great running back shouldn't be penelized just because he played for a longer period of time. The fact that Emmitt played so long and still produced 1,000 yard seasons is a testament to his longility.



if Emmitt only played for his first ten years like barry he would only have

13963 Yards

barry 15269


also barry played for a team that was absolutely horrible, smith played for one of the greatest teams of all-time, and carried the ball a lot more than Barry. If you would have switched their teams, Barry would've easily gotten 20,000, and who knows what would have happened if Barry played for another 4 years, which would be equivalent to how many years smith played

well heres what i figure

it be more than 1000 every year, on his last season he for 1049, yards rushing and the previous year he ran for 2053, and that was when his heart was into it

So the bottome line is: Barry had more running skill than smith, but smith had the better team, and the longer career, which is why he owns the record book.

There's really no way to tell weather player from one team would be better on another team. In THEORY, yes, but I look at the bottom line. Emmitt DOES have all the records. I think of it this way, at one point in Randy Moss's carreer, he was on pace to break all of the records Jerry Rice had made. If Moss had retired early, would that have made him the best because he COULD have broken the records? No, Jerry Rice is the best reciever of all time. Don't get me wrong, I respect your opinion and can see your mind set in your opinion. There's nothing wrong with thinking Barry Sanders is the best of all time because, barring injury, he probably would have broken all the records. My argument is that Emmitt DID break the records and he won a lot of games and superbowls because he made his team that much better.

But really, there is no wrong answer when it comes to the greats like Walter Payton, Barry Sanders, Emmitt Smith, or Jim Brown.

well i thank you for hearing my side of it and respecting my opinion, because to me it's mroe than just numbers but i just want to point out one thing. barry didn't retire because of injury he retired, because he was fed up with his coach, and with the lions organization.

What I meant to say is that if Barry didn't retire, barring injury he would have broken the records. Sort of a 'what if' comment.

ah yes of course

There are innumerable "what if" moments in sports history. It's mindblowing the number of times great things happened because of small, seemingly trivial errors or choices. You could fill books with them.

Here's a big what if. What if Michael Jordan hadn't retired to play baseball for two seasons? Now that's a big 'what if'. biggrin.gif

That is one of the biggies. Or what if Mario Lemieux hadn't retired in the late 90's, but kept going?

Thats very true.

I'm too tired to think of any more, but there are.


--------------------
"Never in the course of human history has so much been owed by so many to so few."- Winston Churchill, commenting on the heroic struggles of the RAF against the German Luftwaffe.

----
I don't smoke, I don't chew... and I don't date girls who do.

----

War produces classic remarks by military commanders; on February 26, 1991, the US 1st Armored Division, the famous Big Red One, encountered the allegedly elite Iraqi Republican Guard. The divisional commander, Major General Ronald Griffiths, radioed his deputy, who was riding with the armored spearhead. "I understand we are engaging the Medina Division?" he said, referring to one of the crack Iraqi Guard divisions. "Negative, sir," came the reply. "We are destroying the Medina Division."
Great proof that despite their quantity, the Soviet tanks that NATO planners feared above all else could be shredded by the M1 Abrams, Challenger 2, Leopard 2, LeClerc, Ariete, and Merkava with ease. Patton would be proud.

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Posted on Jun 3 2008, 10:08 PM


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