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Recently, Brady expressed his concern about the NFL's quality, stating, "there's a lot of mediocrity" in today's NFL.
However, Sanders, the Detroit Lions Hall of Fame, sees things differently.
Sanders, who received a statue from the Lions earlier this fall, attributes his positive outlook to the success of his former team, despite a recent loss to the Packers.
"Well, maybe he's talking about the teams that he played for,"Sanders remarked on Robert Griffin III's podcast.
"The team that I played for, no. It's anything but mediocre. For us as Lions fans, maybe I just have blinders on, because of how we're leading the division.
"I still see a great product. Still see great teams. Very popular game."
The Hall of famer further commented on Brady's opinion saying "I would listen to anything he has to say, but hey, look, I think this is like the greatest product, the greatest things we've ever seen as Lions fans. So I'm gonna enjoy this for a while."
Sanders addresses NFL retirement in new documentary
Sanders recently opened up about his abrupt retirement from the NFL in 1999, shedding light on the factors that led to his shocking decision.
Featured in the new Amazon Prime documentary titled "Bye Bye Barry," Sanders reflects on the lack of passion that drove him to play during his last season with the Detroit Lions.
Sanders' decision to retire, despite being just 1,458 yards away from breaking Walter Payton's career rushing record, was influenced by the team's struggles and the departure of key players.
"For me, just that thing that drove me to play, which is that passion, just wasn't there," Sanders said in the new documentary.
"There was nothing really left to play for. I didn't see us as any kind of a serious Super Bowl contender. ... I felt like I was making a pretty clear decision. I just felt like, in my mind, this is pretty much it."
All things aside, Sanders' unique legacy as one of the most elusive running backs in NFL history remains untouched.
The NFL recognized his place in history in the summer of 2004 by inducting him in the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the second-youngest player ever to be enshrined.