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State Your Case: Why Ruben Brown deserves a closer look

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State Your Case: Bobby Beathard

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State Your Case: Why La’Roi Glover belongs in Hall of Fame

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There are 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2015, and two of them are safeties — Brian Dawkins and John Lynch. Both were finalists last year, and both were top-10 finalists … meaning they’re one step away from a gold jacket. But one almost certainly precedes the other. Granted, it’s …

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San Francisco GM John Lynch admits what others already believe: That despite a limited resume, Jimmy Garoppolo is “a franchise quarterback.”

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Hall-of-Fame finalist John Lynch, now the 49ers’ general manager, describes what he envisions as a Hall-of-Fame safety.

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Why Pro Football Hall-of-Fame voters need to wake up to the candidacies of former safeties LeRoy Butler and Steve Atwater, both first-team all-decade choices.

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Former Green Bay safety LeRoy Butler says he was “elated” and “shocked” when he heard he finally made the cut as a Hall-of-Fame semifinalist.

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Torry Holt explains why there should be room in Canton for both him and former teammate Isaac Bruce.

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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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Hall-of-Fame candidate Ty Law jokingly wonders if he’ll get the support for Canton from former teammate Tom Brady that Brady gave Jason Taylor a year ago.

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Everson Walls has a ready explanation for reaching the Pro Football Hall of Fames s semifinals for the first time in this, his last year as a modern-era candidate. “I think my timing is perfect,” he said.

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Hall-of-Fame semifinalist Simeon Rice makes an impassioned plea to voters to put him and pass rusher Leslie O’Neal in the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Former tackle Tony Boselli says he didn’t realize how much reaching the Pro Football Hall of Fame means to him until he was a finalist for Canton in 2017.

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

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If all-decade returner Mel Gray were to choose one returner for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame — other than himself, of course — it would be Brian Mitchell.

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Former nose tackle Fred Smerlas doesn’t need someone to tell he’s Hall-of-Fame worthy. He knows how good he was. And he was outstanding.

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Former Jacksonville running back Fred Taylor explains why he took his Hall-of-Fame case to social media last summer.

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