There are some sports records that will never be broken, but many are bound to fall.
The big passing numbers put up by Brett Favre are entrenched in sports lore, but that doesn’t mean someone can’t take that away.
Some of the best sports stars are young enough to eclipse these long standing records with their continued production and a tiny bit of luck.
Current record: Paul Krause with 81 career picks
Why it's destined to fall: The former NFL safety has held onto this record for 30-two years. While he's 18 interceptions ahead of Darren Sharper, the active leader in picks, that is not an insurmountable lead. Sharper may have two or three seasons left, which means the record is within reach.
If Sharper doesn't reach the top of the charts before his body gives out on him, Ed Reed and Asante Samuel will have an outside chance contingent upon their health. If all three of those defensive backs aren't up to snuff, there will be someone someday who finally cracks the code.
Current record: Brown led the NFL in yards from scrimmage for six seasons.
Why it's destined to fall: In one way, football fans lucky that Brown retired prematurely. If he hadn't this record would never leave the books.
LaDanian Tomlinson is too old, and doesn't give enough touches in a season to have a realistic shot of breaking this record. The onus has fallen on Chris Johnson. The Titans back is young enough, fast enough, and has enough weapons to do it. His time is somewhat limited though, since running backs typically don't see 30 touches a game by the time they get to the age of 30.
Why it's destined to fall: Longtime Detroit Lions kicker Jason Hanson has been with the team for 18 full seasons. If his leg can last three more seasons, and the Lions see reason to keep him, he will break one of the hardest records to reach in modern sports since the advent of free agency.
Current record: Horry played 244 playoff games over the course of his career.
Why it's destined to fall: Kobe Bryant may not have Phil Jackson helping lead him to the promised land anymore, but the Lakers should still be expected to make the playoffs every single year.
Both Bryant and point guard Derek Fisher have played close to the same amount of postseason games, and both have at least a few seasons left to try and match 'Big Shot Rob.'
Current record: Jaromir Jagr has scored 1599 points in the NHL.
Why it's destined to fall: Jagr has re-entered the league, so his record can only go up. No matter how well he does, though, this record will eventually be toast.
The Moscow born Alex Ovechkin is considered to be a European born player, and he already has 614 career points at the age of 26. The guy is as tough as nails, and will probably play at least another twelve seasons.
Current record: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar scored 38,387 points during his career.
Why it's destined to fall: Kobe has an outside shot of matching it. If LeBron scores more than 2,000 points a season for the next 10 or eleven seasons (which he should be able to do barring any injury), the record is his. Durant also can fill it up at an alarming rate.
Kareem's record is very daunting, but it will be overtaken.
Current record: Brett Favre threw for 71,838 yards in his career.
Why it's destined to fall: Peyton Manning hasn't shown any signs of slowing down and he's at 54,828. He may not want to quarterback as long as Favre did, but his yearly average for passing yards per season is higher than Favre's was.
Manning set a personal best with 4,700 passing yards last season. If his production stays somewhere around there, he could break Favre's record within four or five seasons.
Current record: Jim Rice grounded into 36 double plays in 1984.
Why it's destined to fall: The Royals' Billy Butler nearly broke the record last season with his 32 double plays. This season, both Adrian Gonzalez and Torii Hunter have batted into 21 of them already. With so many batters routinely coming close to the required 30-seven to break the record, it's only a matter of time.
Current record: Williams hit .406 in 1941.
Why it's destined to fall: It could be a long time before someone breaks the .400 ceiling again, but a few Major Leaguers have seriously threatened it. In 1994, Tony Gwynn hit .394 which is the closest any batter has come to .400 since Teddy Ballgame.
One of these days, a hitter will arrive that is on a similar level to Gwynn, and perhaps he will be slightly luckier.
Current record: Francisco Rodriguez recorded 62 saves in 2008.
Why it's destined to fall: Getting a bunch of saves takes skill, but it mostly takes luck. In that 2008 campaign, K-Rod had 69 save opportunities, which was more than most Major League teams got. and he still blew seven saves.
Another closer down the line will get as many opportunities as K-Rod did and he may convert a few more of them.
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