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Don't front.

The reason you had mixed feeling about the GOAT was that you were a skids fan at the time

Won't deny the talent but that O-line made Smith. I always imagine if Sanders had a line like that and the nightmare it would have been. There are a bunch of backs that would have been scary had they had that line. Like the same woth Gregory, I call it as I see it. Smith would have been a decent back without that line.
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Your arguments are subjective

Name another running back that defenses feared tackling. Jim Brown scared HOF defenders the same way some linebackers and safeties do offensive players today. Jim Brown played 10 seasons, most of which consisted of 10 games, and still got over 10,000 yards.

Jim Brown is the greatest, no contest.

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Name another running back that defenses feared tackling. Jim Brown scared HOF defenders the same way some linebackers and safeties do offensive players today. Jim Brown played 10 seasons, most of which consisted of 10 games, and still got over 10,000 yards.

Jim Brown is the greatest, no contest.

Over all yeah. Sanders was the best in his era. But you also have to take era into consideration. Would Jim Brown be as good in the same era as Sanders when he wouldn't be bigger than the linemen or LB's?
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I think Jim Brown would be great no mater what era he was in...remember, he would have today's o lines. His talent was light years above everyone else's. It would translate to today, especially with modern training techniques and nutrition.

He was bigger than lineman back then. He became successful by out physicaling everyone. Now he would be the size of the average LB. He wouldn't be no where near as physically dominant as he was then.
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He was bigger than lineman back then. He became successful by out physicaling everyone. Now he would be the size of the average LB. He wouldn't be no where near as physically dominant as he was then.

It wouldn't be hard for me to see him as another Marshawn Lynch. To think just because he was bigger then means he wouldn't have success now is just ridiculous.
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The thing to understand about Jim Brown is that not only was he truly a physical specimen for his time, he also ran angry. He wanted to punish the other team, and took his aggression out on them, as a sort of way to fight the social injustices of his time/age. He had the heart of a lion and wanted to hurt you when you tried to stop him. That desire translates to any age, and even if he was a standard back and not the most athletic guy on the field, his desire to crush his opponents would allow him to stand out even in this age.

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The thing to understand about Jim Brown is that not only was he truly a physical specimen for his time, he also ran angry. He wanted to punish the other team, and took his aggression out on them, as a sort of way to fight the social injustices of his time/age. He had the heart of a lion and wanted to hurt you when you tried to stop him. That desire translates to any age, and even if he was a standard back and not the most athletic guy on the field, his desire to crush his opponents would allow him to stand out even in this age.

There are players today who are those type of runners. Like Ivory. He also was hurt a lot because of it. Brown wouldn't be able to be the same type runner today.
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There are players today who are those type of runners. Like Ivory. He also was hurt a lot because of it. Brown wouldn't be able to be the same type runner today.

Jim Brown - 6'2" 232

Marshawn Lynch - 5'11" 215

Wrong again. He had the perfect build for a powerback.

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Jim Brown - 6'2" 232

Marshawn Lynch - 5'11" 215

Wrong again. He had the perfect build for a powerback.

What the average height and weight of linemen today. You . Are missing the whole point that he wouldn't be no where near as dominant vs today's players. He wouldn't bully players today like he did then. 6'2" 232. The average LB today is that.
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