Jamaal Williams Breaking Barry’s Record for TDs

Not sure how I feel about this. I know records are meant to be broken but damn, we are talking about Barry here. I know the oline is a big part of Jamaal’s TD success, which is cool. Williams needs 5 more to break Barry’s team record of 16. I wish Barry could have run behind a dominant oline. I’m convinced he could’ve rushed for 2500+ in a season with maulers we currently have. Willie Roaf…we missed out.

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I hear ya, but at the same time I think it’s cool he has a chance to break it. Of course he’s not Barry, no one ever will be. But he is our guy and our workhorse RB, and we wouldn’t be the same without him. He’s been so important to this rebuild. Records are just numbers

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Agreed. Jamaal seems like a great dude and a team player. If anyone is going to break any of Barry’s records I’m ok with it being him. It’s been quite a season for Williams. A true and consistent workhorse.

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Yeah, he’s not Barry.
Barry quit 20+ years ago.
Jamaal is our RB, now. Don’t be living 30 years ago. That team won one playoff game in 10 years.
Go Jamaal!
Go Lions!

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And that’s the only playoff win for THIS FRANCHISE since 1957

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Let me put it this way. Barry won’t be winning anymore games for us. Those days ended 20 years ago.
Barry will still have plenty of records.
Jamaal is working his ass off. If he can do it, he deserves it.
Funny that we’re not talking about Swift, huh? Well, not funny, exactly.

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Well duh….I mean if we shouldn’t talk about Barry then I guess we shouldn’t talk about anybody who’s no longer on the team right?

I want him to break that records today! :crazy_face::upside_down_face::heart::pray::+1:

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Hello? It’s got nothing to do with talking about Barry.
It has to do with wanting to protect his record at the expense of winning and a current player that is busting his ass.

I’d be happier if Jamaal did it in 16 games or less, so there isn’t any argument, well, he broke the record in 17 games whereas Barry only played 16 games. I’d like to avoid that scenario.

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I never said I didn’t want him to break Barry’s record…especially at the expense of winning. I just said I had some mixed feelings about it.

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One thing to keep in mind, Barry was never a goal line back. Barry’s 16 td’s are more impressive because most were broke from distance. Jamaal is the guy they would’ve called in to finish Barry’s long run.

I am fine with Jamaal breaking Barry’s record, because it means that while it took 20+ years, we finally got a team that’s actually capable of having a player put up 16 rushing TD’s! The fact we can even get into that position says this team is capable of playing power football.

One thing I’ve always said, good teams have that ability to pound it in, even though everyone in the stadium knows where the ball is going. I still remember anytime it was first and goal during Chiefs games, hearing the PRIEEEST chants. Everyone knew Holmes was getting the ball. Everyone watched as it didn’t matter, that OLine plowed the road and Priest pounded it in. Jamaal is quickly becoming the Lions Priest Holmes.

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Point being Jamaal is helping this team change a losing culture and breaking a team record for TD’s can only help. Barry will always be Barry, but I for one hope he’s not the only thing we ever have to talk about as far as greatness. I guarantee you that Barry is pulling for this team to achieve the success he never got to achieve with it. Barry proves one player can’t do it. I’m pulling for Jamaal and his team. It’s a step in getting over that hump. Hope he gets 3 today.

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Bingo! Jamaal is more like Sledge.
Only better.

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In which he said NOTHING of the sort…. :person_shrugging:

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Read the OP.
Read my read responses, before Dicks, “Well duh”.
I feel no shame.

Love Jamaal but it really speaks to the scheme and the talent on the OLine. Our culture has definitely changed for the better

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Barry used buy his Oline some very nice Christmas presents.
He’s the guy with the records.

Go JW break records !!

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All he said is that he did t know how to feel about it. He didn’t say he didn’t want JWill to break it. I don’t know how you interpreted that as “Protect Barry’s record at the expense of winning”

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