Among those eligible, who is the best former NFL MVP not in the Hall of Fame?
Ken Anderson – NFL MVP in 1981, four-time league passing champion. Played 16 seasons for Cincinnati Bengals, passing for 32,838 yards.
John Brodie – NFL MVP and passing champion in 1970. Played 17 seasons for the San Francisco 49ers, passing for 31,548 yards
Terrell Davis – All-decade selection for the 1990s and NFL MVP in 1998 when he became just the fourth player ever to rush for 2,000 yards in a season. Two-time NFL rushing champion, two-time Super Bowl champion.
Ken Stabler – NFL all-decade selection for the 1970s, NFL MVP in 1974, Super Bowl champion with Raiders in 1976. Played 15 seasons with three teams, passing for 27,938 yards.