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Is this even be a debate? Tony Gonzalez is considered to be one of the best Tight Ends of all time and without question the greatest receiving Tight End in history.  Entering our list at number one, Gonzalez has all the makings of a first year Hall of Famer. A two-sport star at California (basketball and football), Gonzalez would emerge…
A top Cornerback for years, Champ Bailey holds the record for the most Pro Bowl Selections for his position at twelve. Bailey, who was drafted by the Washington Redskins, had a great run in the nation’s capital was traded to the Broncos where he would continue his dominance and would be named the NFL Alumni Defensive Back of the Year…
Ed Reed was one of the top Safeties for years and will likely join his longtime defensive stalwart, Ray Lewis into the Hall of Fame. The Defensive Back and noted "ball hawk" would lead the NFL in Interceptions three times and Interception Return Yards twice. Reed, while looking like a grizzled veteran even as a rookiewould almost instantly become a…
A member of the Pittsburgh Steelers Super Bowl XL winning team, Alan Faneca stabilized Pittsburgh’s Offensive Line that gave Ben Roethslisberger a lot of time to throw and Jerome Bettis a lot of room to do his magic. Faneca went to nine Pro Bowls and earned six First Team All Pro selections. The former LSU Tiger would also win the…
Although we don’t have Chuck Howley at the number one spot we can argue that he is hands down the most disrespected on our football list.  We don’t feel that way because he has not been inducted; we feel that we because he has never made the ballot!
With nine members of the 1970’s Pittsburgh Steelers already in the Football Hall of Fame, you would think that the team that won four Super Bowls in that decade would be sufficiently represented in Canton.  Some have said that they have the right amount, but the wrong representatives.  Those people point to L.C. Greenwood as the omission.As a member of…
There are many people who have said that Johnny Robinson is one of the greatest safeties to ever play in the modern era.  He was certainly among the best to play in the old American Football League as he was voted to all AFL team.Johnny Robinson was a converted Wide Receiver who adapted to the role of Safety effortlessly.  Robinson…
The Denver Broncos first became a team that was first feared when their defense became the “Orange Crush” in the late 70’s.  Many have credited linebacker, Randy Gradishar with being the heart and soul of that famed defense.Gradishar was a tackling machine and won the 1978 Defensive Player of the Year.  He consistently went to the Pro Bowl and was…
A very strong case can be made to justify the induction of Roger Craig to the Football Hall of Fame.  This makes it all the more bizarre that the powerful Running Back had to wait ten years to even get nominated.There could be no doubt that during his prime that Roger Craig was an integral part of every offensive play. …
We are not going to lie. The ranking of Torry Holt was not easy, and was such to the point that we could easily see where Holt could be ranked much higher or lower; as always, we want to hear what you think. With that said, Holt may not have accumulatively did better than his peers at the Wide Receiver…
The leader of the Tampa Bay secondary for over a decade, Ronde Barber had one of the most statistically impressive careers for a Cornerback in the history of Football. Barber is one of only two men to net more than 40 Interceptions and 20 Sacks and was the leader in Picks in 2001. He also holds the record for the…
At present only John Elway is in the only representative in the Football Hall of Fame from their late 90’s back to back Super Bowls.  It should not be forgotten that their defense had a lot to do with those wins and a big part of that Broncos “D’” was Steve Atwater.Atwater played at Free Safety, but he was far…
Like ranking Torry Holt, we found the slotting of Isaac Bruce to be difficult. One of the main weapons on the Rams “Greatest Show on Turf”, Issac Bruce would collect 15,028 Receiving Yards which as of this writing is fourth all time. That is a very impressive number, but what puts him lower on our list is that he was…
Bill Walsh’s West Coast Offense is very popular now, but despite the geographic name, it was actually executed first in Cincinnati by Ken Anderson. Ken Anderson was a lifetime Bengal who set passing records for the franchise.  He was incredibly accurate and mastered the short yardage pass.  On four occasions he led the league in Quarterback Rating and in 1982…
Minus ten points for being Webster’s dad, but gaining it all back for his role as “Mongo”, Alex Karras actually had a successful acting career.  Since we aren’t ranking athletes turned actors (yet) we will focus on his gridiron career, which was quite remarkable. Alex Karras always seemed to follow his own path.  His tumultuous College run at Iowa showcased…
It was easy to forget just how good Kevin Mawae was. Despite lasting sixteen seasons in the NFL and making eight Pro Bowls, he was not spoken of often in terms of being one of the great Offensive Linemen of his era. This may because he wasn’t flashy and because he didn’t seek attention, but he was one of the…
Wide Receivers have exploded in terms of yardage but the 70’s did not feature a lot of game breakers at that or any other position.  One of those exceptions was Cliff Branch who during the mid 70’s was one of the most explosive athletes on the field. Cliff Branch was the deep threat for the Raiders when the Silver and…

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In 1999, the Indianapolis Colts were criticized for selecting Edgerrin James fourth in the draft when Ricky Williams was still available. That criticism ended as soon as they saw him play. In his first year, James was the NFL’s leading rusher and was a First Team All Pro. He would again win the rushing title in his second season, though…
Out of all the people on this list we will say up front that there is zero chance that Jim Tyrer will get into the Football Hall of Fame.  Killing your wife and committing suicide there after is sadly what Tyrer is best known for and this has led to him being ostracized by the NFL.Had Tyrer not broke down…