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13. Kevin Williams

One of the best Defensive Tackles in Minnesota Viking history, Kevin Williams was one half of the “Williams Wall” (with Nose Tackle, Pat Williams) and recorded over 10 Quarterback Sacks in his first two seasons.  Williams was a devastating against the run and secured five First Team All Pro slots in a six year span.

Defensive Tackle, Kevin Williams Retires

Another day…another retirement worth looking at in sports.

Defensive Tackle, Kevin Williams retired after signing a one-day contract with the Minnesota Vikings, the team in which he started 171 Games with.  Williams was drafted by the Vikings in the first round (9th overall) in 2003 and immediately became a starter for the team.  Over his eleven years in Minnesota, Williams would record 60 Quarterback Sacks and was chosen as a First Team All-Pro five times as well as six Pro Bowls.  He would play his last two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks and New Orleans Saints respectively.

While Kevin Williams is not someone whose name seems to be associated with a Pro Football Hall of Fame induction his overall resume is not out of line with a discussion about his merits.  He will be eligible for the Hall in 2021 and will likely make the bottom half of our Notinhalloffame.com Football list.

We here at Notinhalloffame.com would like to thank Kevin Williams for his career and we wish him the best with his post gridiron career.

The 2021 Football Futures are now up!

Onwards and upwards for us here at Notinhalloffame.com, as we have added a new addition to an existing section.  We have added a 2021 section for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and here are the key players worth looking at:

They are:

Antrel Rolle: a Super Bowl winning Cornerback with the New York Giants.  He would also go to three Pro Bowls.

Ben Grubbs, a two time Pro Bowl Offensive Guard. 

Calvin Johnson, the longtime Detroit Lions Wide Receiver who went to six Pro Bowls and led the NFL in Receiving Yards twice.  He is also a three time First Team All Pro Selection.

Charles Tillman, a Defensive Back who went to two Pro Bowls and spent most of his career with the Chicago Bears.

Charles Woodson, A nine time Pro Bowl Defensive Back who won the Defensive Rookie of the Year and the Defensive Player of the Year.  Woodson was named a First Team All Pro three times and helped the Green Bay Packers win Super Bowl XLV.

D’Brickashaw Ferguson, a three time Pro Bowl Offensive Lineman who played his entire career with the New York Jets.

Greg Jennings, a two time Pro Bowl Wide Receiver who was on the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl XLV team.

Heath Miller, a Tight End who was with the Pittsburgh Steelers for all eleven of his NFL seasons.  Miller would go to two Pro Bowls and helped Pittsburgh win two Super Bowls.

Jared Allen, a Defensive End most known for his time with the Minnesota Vikings.  He would win the Defensive Player of the Year Award in 2011 and was a five time First Team All Pro.  Allen would also be a two time Sack leader.

Jason Hatcher, a one time Pro Bowl Defensive End.

Justin Tuck, a two time Pro Bowl Defensive End known mostly for his big game performances in two New York Giants Super Bowl wins.

Kevin Williams, a six time Pro Bowler who was also chosen for five First Team All Pro spots. 

Logan Mankins, a seven time Pro Bowl Offensive Lineman who played most of his career with the New England Patriots.

Matt Hasselbeck, a Quarterback who went to three Pro Bowls.

Peyton Manning, a Quarterback who is considered one of the best of all-time who holds the records for Passing Yards.  The two time Super Bowl winner also won five MVPs, was chosen for seven First Team All Pros and 14 Pro Bowls.

Reshean Mathis, a one time Pro Bowl Cornerback.

The entire section can be found here.

We encourage you to take a look and cast your votes!







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109. Kevin Williams

Making an instant statement with the Minnesota Vikings after being drafted ninth overall, Kevin Williams would record 10 Quarterback Sacks in each of his first two seasons.  The Defensive Tackle would become one half of the famed “Williams Wall” with Pat Williams for the Vikings and was named to the First Team All Pro roster five times.  He would accumulate 98 Sacks over his career.
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