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State Your Case: Why OT Willie Anderson deserves HOF consideration

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State Your Case: Why Denver C Tom Nalen deserves HOF consideration

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State Your Case: Is Randy Moss a first-ballot HOFer?

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Boyd Dowler was an All-Decade receiver in the 1960s but who remembers him today? Not many people but Vince Lombardi and Bart Starr never forgot him when the game was on the line.

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Why former Chargers’ running back Paul Lowe deserves an audience with Pro Football Hall of Fame voters.

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During his career, Anderson had the responsibility to block three Hall of Fame pass rushers who lined up on the offense’s right side – Reggie White, Michael Strahan and Kevin Greene.

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Torry Holt caught passes and gained yards faster than anyone in NFL history. Did he get enough of them to reach the Hall of Fame?

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Former Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis should be an easy choice for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2018.

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When it takes decades for Hall of Famers Michael Irvin, Art Monk and Jerry Rice to break your receiving records, you belong in the Hall of Fame conversation. And Charlie Hennigan is deserving of that discussion.

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Denver finished in the Top 5 in the NFL in rushing nine times in Tom Nalen’s 13 seasons as a starter. Three other times the Broncos finished in the Top 10. And that was with a rotating cast of runners.

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Is Randy Moss a first ballot Hall of Famer? That probably depends on how you look at things. What should not be in question is that he belongs in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. But when? In the opinion of some, there are Pro Football Hall of Famers, and there are “first-ballot Hall of …

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Why Hall-of-Fame semifinalist belongs in Canton … hopefully, sooner rather than later.

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Jason Hanson played 21 seasons with one team, an NFL record. Only four players in NFL history played more games than the 327 of Hanson and only three scored more points than his 2,150. His 52 career field goals of 50 yards or more are another NFL record.

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Rodney Harrison was the first player to make 30 interceptions and 30 sacks. He played in Pro Bowls and Super Bowls. He made two different 50th anniversary NFL teams. So why isn’t he in the Hall of Fame?

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Joe Fortunato is one of 14 defensive players named to the NFL’s 1950 All-Decade team and the only one not in the Hall of Fame. Who knows why?

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Former NFL offensive line coach Howard Mudd was a stickler for technique. He not only wanted defenders blocked, he wanted them blocked the right way. That led to some sticky moments on the practice field, in the meeting rooms and on game-day sidelines.

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Willie McGinest’s unselfishness made him a three-time Super Bowl champion and the holder of playoff record for sacks. But will a team-first attitude hurt his Hall-of-Fame chances?

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Nick Lowery was the most accurate kicker of his era, yet he has never been discussed as a Hall of Fame finalist … and that is wrong.

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