Giants | Barber keeping elite company
Tue, 12 Sep 2006 14:57:04 -0700

Michael Eisen, of Giants.com, reports New York Giants RB Tiki Barber has been putting up elite statistics over his career, comparable to running backs who have been enshrined in the Hall of Fame. Barber has a career average of 4.66 yards per carry on 1,908 carries, behind only three running backs on terms of yards per carry among players who have at least 1,900 carries. RBs Jim Brown, with a 5.22 average, Barry Sanders, with a 4.99 average, and O.J. Simpson, with a 4.67 average, are the only three ahead of Barber.