Writers of Pro Football Prospectus 2008

16 Mar 2009

ESPN INSIDER: Dunn is Done

Revisiting the long history of successful 34-year-old NFL running backs. Warning: History is not actually long.

Posted by: Aaron Schatz on 16 Mar 2009

4 comments, Last at 18 Mar 2009, 4:39am by Sid

Comments

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by MilkmanDanimal :: Tue, 03/17/2009 - 10:27am

And thus ends the career of one of the best human beings to ever play professional football. If there's ever a Hall of Fame for giving back to the community, he should be one of the first inductees.

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by TomC :: Tue, 03/17/2009 - 3:01pm

Great guy, yes, but I loved to watch him play, too. Very sorry to see him go --- I blame Cat Fancy.

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by Chris (not verified) :: Tue, 03/17/2009 - 5:55pm

One of the best hummanitarians to ever play the game, I have so much respect for Warrick and I'd challenge you to find a better story or a guy with a bigger heart.

The coolest memory I ever have about Warrick Dunn was watching him in the Orange Bowl 15 years or so ago. FSU vs Miami.

One of the craziest plays I have ever seen, this little 170 pound or so RB is running through the hole when Warren Sapp from the U grabs the back of his jersey and pulls him back and throws him down. I don't think I've seen anything like it since.

Congrats on a solid Career Warrick. Hope you see you in DC at the Charity events some time.

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by Sid :: Wed, 03/18/2009 - 4:39am

Reminds me of the classic baseball manager prank with "dunn" and ready".