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State Your Case: Art Powell had a HOF career and a HOF life

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Andre Tippett’s first encounter with Gino Marchetti was a frightening one. So was Booker Edgerson’s first confrontation with his future mentor, mercurial Buffalo Bills’ star running back, Cookie Gilchrist.

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Brian Urlacher is one of the greatest middle linebackers in Bears’ history. Will that be enough to join ex-Bears Dick Butkus and Mike Singletary as first ballot Hall of Famers?

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James White tells Talk of Fme Network he’s already put his Super Bowl heroics behind him but HOF nominee Jerry Kramer has his own past on his mind onve again.

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Art Powell was one of the best and most feared receivers in NFL history and a leader in the fight for integration in the ’60s. So why has he never been given Hall of Fame consideration?

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This is the week the Pro Football Hall of Fame Senior and Contributor committees meet to nominate the 2018 finalists. The lists were long and so were the battles before the finalists emerged. Here’s the inside view on what went down.

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Did Beattie Feathers do enough in one briliant season to run his way into the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

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Nick Buoniconti was elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2001. Today he wishes he’d nver played pro football.

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Miami Dolphins’ All-Decade tackle Richmond Webb blocked his way to the Hall of Fame but they haven’t opened the door for him yet.

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Bill Polian thinks the Hall of Fame needs an overhaul but not because it bypassed Terrell Owens a second time.

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Hall-of-Fame quarterback … and now Hall-of-Fame voter… Dan Fouts joins Hall-of-Fame pass rusher Chris Doleman on this week’s Talk of Fame broadcast to discuss the candidates for the Class of 2017.

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Longevity as Hall of Fame criteria and debate over former Commissioner Paul Tagliabue’s candidacy will highlight this year’s HOF voting.

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How significant is longevity in a Hall of Fame candidate? Three HOF finalists this year will test that concept.

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Seven-time Pro Bowl left tackle Lomas Brown was an NFL starter for 17 seasons. Isn’t it time his Hall of Fame credentials were debated in Canton?

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Do Jim Plunkett and his two Super Bowl rings belong in the Hall of Fame?

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Former Colts center Jeff Saturday says Peyton Manning’s more memorable moment was beating Tom Brady

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