PHOTO: See Barry Sanders’ Hall of Fame ring from the Lions
The Detroit Lions will honor three of their representatives in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, including former running back Barry Sanders, during halftime of their Week 6 matchup against the Chicago Bears, according to Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune.
#Lions will honor Hall of Famers Barry Sanders, Lem Barney and Joe Schmidt with a ring ceremony at halftime today.
— Brad Biggs (@BradBiggs) October 18, 2015
Here’s a photo of the ring the Sanders will receive from the Lions during the ceremony, courtesy of a Tweet from Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press.
— Dave Birkett (@davebirkett) October 18, 2015
The Lions offered Sanders a peek at the ring before the game and posted a video clip of his initial reaction on their official Twitter account.
— Detroit Lions (@Lions) October 18, 2015
Sanders was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2004. The two former Lions who will be honored with him on Sunday, linebacker Joe Schmidt and cornerback Lem Barney, are Class of 1973 and 1992 members, respectively.