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    NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Jerry Rice, Emmitt Smith, Russ Grimm, and Dick LeBeau all in as expected. But Rickey Jackson and John Randle borderline guys also in. Thoughts??



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Rickey Jackson is not a hall of famer. John Randle is deserving, but suprised he got in this early. It took them years to get Derrick Thomas in. Shame on you Hall of Fame. 58



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    I'm waiting on Andre Reed.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Dermontii Dawson should be in. Perhaps the best center of all time.


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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Emmitt's in. That's all I care about...


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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Quote Originally Posted by deadeyededric View Post
    Rickey Jackson is not a hall of famer. John Randle is deserving, but suprised he got in this early. It took them years to get Derrick Thomas in. Shame on you Hall of Fame. 58
    I agree with your take on Rickey Jackson.....good player but not great.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Im surprised a little that Jackson got in and Chris Carter and Tim Brown didn't



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Ricky Jackson was a great player. I think Pat Swilling was better in that 3-4 dome patrol defense.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    both Randle and Jackson are top 10 all time in sacks. That's pretty hard for judges to ignore.


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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Quote Originally Posted by deadeyededric View Post
    Ricky Jackson was a great player. I think Pat Swilling was better in that 3-4 dome patrol defense.
    Throw in Sam Mills and Vaughn Johnson and that was one of the greatest group of LB's assembled ever.....just didn't think any individually were HOF material.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    both Randle and Jackson are top 10 all time in sacks. That's pretty hard for judges to ignore.
    I agree with that and they both deserve to get in but I was a little shocked they got in this early. I could see Jackson getting in this year because the Saints are in the Super Bowl thou



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Quote Originally Posted by Mr Janny View Post
    both Randle and Jackson are top 10 all time in sacks. That's pretty hard for judges to ignore.
    Sacks haven't been a registered stat all throughout the years though. I'm sure there are some old-timers that had good numbers too that were never tallied.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Throw in Sam Mills and Vaughn Johnson and that was one of the greatest group of LB's assembled ever.....just didn't think any individually were HOF material.


    If not THE Best, and agreed none were hof guys.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    If I remember right there was a year where 10 of the 11 starters on the NFC Pro Bowl team came from the Saint and the Eagles.



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    Re: NFL HOF Couple Surprises??

    Quote Originally Posted by RhoadsRage View Post
    Sacks haven't been a registered stat all throughout the years though. I'm sure there are some old-timers that had good numbers too that were never tallied.
    agreed, but it doesn't change the fact that they are still top 10 as far as the NFL statistics go. That is impressive to a selection committee regardless of when the league started tracking sacks.


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