There has been a lot of anger, anguish and name-calling since the Pro Football Hall-of-Fame’s board of selectors chose the Class of 2017 … and most of it is coming from one source.
The Terrell Owens camp.
Considering Owens’ considerable numbers on the field, that is understandable. What is not, however, is that he and his supporters fail to recognize that A) there is another side to this debate that was so convincing Owens failed to make the cut from 15 to 10 for the second straight year; B) Owens’ failure to reach Canton in his first two years of eligibility does not mean he will not reach Canton, period, and C) there were six other all-decade choices who, like Owens, were not part of the Class of 2017 … but some of whom, unlike Owens, were first-team picks.
Yet we have not heard from or about them.
Our Ron Borges decided he’d heard enough on this subject and offered a more complete picture in Friday’s edition of the Boston Herald of what is happening with the candidacy of Terrell Owens. To read it, just click on the following link: