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Who was the biggest oversight in the HOF Class of 2017?

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Great games and the Patriots go together

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Is the Patriots’ dynasty the oddest in NFL history?

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There were 11 NFL all-decade performers among the modern-era finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017. Seven failed to muster enough support for a bust in Canton.

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New England didn’t start winning Lombardi Trophies until 2002 – but according to last week’s Talk of Fame Network poll, the Patriots have already played in the three greatest Super Bowls.

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Trying to make sense of why guard Alan Faneca failed to make a move in last week’s Hall-of-Fame voting for the Class of 2017.

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The New England Patriots have won more Super Bowls by smaller margins than any dynasty in NFL history. So what does that say about them?

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The Jets upset of the Colts in 1969 holds the greatest historical significance in Super Bowl annals. Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath guaranteed a victory, then the Jets went out and became the first AFL champion to beat the NFL champ.

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A look at the Hall of Fame case of Terrell Owens and why it’s not the slam-dunk candidacy many believe it to be.

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Former NFL executive Joel Bussert offers a rare glimpse from the inside as to why Hall-of-Fame finalist Paul Tagliabue should be enshrined in Canton.

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Paul Tagliabue, Tony Dung, Joe Gibbs and Aeneas Williams all come to visit the Talk of Fame Network to discuss Saturday’s HOF balloting and Suepr Bowl LI.

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What makes Kurt Warner Hall-of-Fame worthy? Hall-of-Fame defensive back Aeneas Williams knows and was only too glad to tell the Talk of Fame Network.

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Tony Romo is on the Dallas books in 2017 for $24.7 million, a steep price to pay for a backup quarterback. So it’s been speculated Romo will be either traded or released this offseason — which makes Houston a likely landing spot.

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John Lynch brought attitude both in coverage and run support. He played 15 seasons and amassed 1,051 tackles, including three 100-tackle seasons. He was voted to nine Pro Bowls. The only safety in history who ever went to more was Hall of Famer Ken Houston with 12.

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Hall-of-Fame safety Kenny Houston believes that longevity does matter when talking about Hall-of-Fame candidates and that it “should apply” in the case of this year’s senior choice, former Seattle star Kenny Easley.

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Kurt Warner is a finalist for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2017, and he’s a popular pick to make it. But it’s not the Hall or his accomplishments, he says, that defines what his career was all about.

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Kurt Warner says he may not be the only grocery clerk who could play in the NFL, while Hall-of-Fame safety Ken Houston discusses why his position so often slighted by voters.

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Don Coryell is one of 15 modern-era candidates for the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, and it is not so much his record as it is his impact on the game that makes him a deserving candidate.

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