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Bucko Kilroy

Who should be the senior nominee for the Class of 2019 (Round 5)?

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Who deserves to be the HOF’s next contributor candidate?

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First Terrell Davis, next Pat Bowlen?

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Over the NFL’s first eight decades (1920-2000), there were 21 quarterbacks selected to all-decade teams. Cecil Isbell is the only one still not enshrined in Canton.

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Robert Kraft hired both Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick as his head coaches. Parcells took the Patriots to one Super Bowl and Belichick took them to eight more. Belichick’s teams won five Lombardi Trophies.

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A suggestion for the Pro Football Hall of Fame to change its voting guidelines.

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During Pat Bowlen’s 32-year tenure as owner, the Denver Broncos have enjoyed more winning seasons (21) and won more games (320) than any other NFL team. The Broncos have won 13 division titles, seven AFC championships and three Lombardi Trophies.

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Bobby Beathard served as a scout for a Super Bowl team at Kansas City (1966), player personnel director for two more Super Bowl teams in Miami (1972-72) and finally general manager of Super Bowl teams at Washington (1982, 1983, 1987) and San Diego (1994).

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The Pro Football Hall of Fame introduced a contributor category in 2015 and all three of the candidates nominated since then have been enshrined in Canton: general managers Bill Polian and Ron Wolf in 2015 and owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr. in 2016. Who will be next in 2017?

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Only former New York Giants’ owner Wellington Mara served more consecutive years in the NFL than Bucko Kilroy, whose 64 seasons as a player, coach, scout and executive nosed out George Halas by one.

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