Top 10 NFL Players Not in the Hall of Fame


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41Brian Urlacher

Very underrated. The retired leader of the bears defense

He was awesome. Play maker. Tackling machine. Leader. When he left defense not the same.

He was a machine for the Bears in that entire 2000's decade. - htoutlaws2012

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42Boomer Esiason

Just on the outside looking in. Thought there were years where he was exceptional and years where he was overrated.

The replacement for Ken Anderson.

Best play-action QB ever, not even a close second and he won a league MVP award

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43Wes Chandler

Not good enough. Fits in below Isaac Curtis, Stanley Morgan and Harold Carmichael and none of those guys are in the HOF.

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44Phil Simms

Not a lot of love but things would be different if he started and won the Super Bowl that Hostetler Won.

Should be a HOFer. Top 15 in all time wins. One of the greatest Super Bowl performances of all time.

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45Lamar Lundy

On the outside looking in and I don't see that changing.

46Tony GonzalezAnthony David Gonzalez is a former American football tight end who played 17 seasons in the National Football League.

He may not be elgible yet, but he's gonna make it the second he has the chance - Danmarino4

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47Cade McNown

Yah, funny, I think Mark Sanchez should be in the Hall of Fame before him

Is this a joke. Let's put Rex Grossman in as well.

Nine seasons, one MVP, one Comeback Player, one Raiders Super Bowl.

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48Henry Ellard

If Lynn Swann is in, Henry should have gone in a long time ago! Henry Ellard has 13,777 career yards to Lynn's mediocre 5,462 career yards. Henry has seven 1,000 plus yard seasons! Lynn Swann has none! How did Lynn Swann get in the Hall of fame?

Henry Ellard was very, very good but like Irving Fryar it may take the Seniors pool to get him elected a long ways down the road.

People say Isaac Bruce and Torry Holt were the best Rams WRs, but many forget Ellard

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49Terrell OwensTerrell Eldorado Owens is an American football wide receiver who last played for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League.

Even with all of his shenanigans, he will get in some day ut don't be surprised if there is a wait involved.

Terrell Owens is one of the most well known characters in football

Terrell Owens has to be in the top 10. He should get in this year with Kurt Warner, Alan Faneca, Ladianain Tomlinson, John Lynch, and Randy Gradishar.

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50Bryant Young

He is so underrated. he played from 1994 to 2007

Bryant Young had a lot of skill and should get in someday.

Hard to be underrated as a 49er, especially during their glory ears but this is the case for Young. He is a borderline HOFamer.

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51Jevon Kearse

Jevon Kearse had 14.5 sacks in his rookie season. That is a record that still stands today.

Jevon Kearse deserves Hall of Fame

His career fizzled out each year after his first two seasons. Not even the Hall of Very Good.

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52Zach Thomas

A great linebacker for the dolphins. he is the brother in law of legend Jason Taylor (he also played with Taylor for most of his career)

Very underrated linebacker but he reminds me of some of the LB's from the sixties and seventies that did not get elected until they entered the Senior Pool

Zach Thomas was amazing. My 2017 class: Alan Faneca, Terrell Owens, Ladanian Tomlinson, John Lynch, and Jason Taylor. Thomas has more tackles than anyone in the Hall of Fame. Randy Gradishar, who has the most tackles ever, isn't even in yet. I think he gets in the 2017 class as the Senior canidate.

53Jason Elam

Holds kicking records many kicking yards possibly the greatest kicker of all time

Too many Kickers to pick before Elam and only one pure kicker has been elected to HOF.

54Lester Hayes

If you have any doubts watch the two Super Bowl winning teams that he played on. He was more than the "stick-um guy." He could flat out cover and when he was partnered with Mike Haynes, team had to rely on screens and the TE to move the ball vs the Raiders.

Man I'm mad. I thought he was already in.

55Houston Antwine

Unfortunately played his whole career in the old AFL, but was one of the best defensive lineman during that time. Would have been a stalwart in either league. Played very similar to John Randle.

56Ben Coates

The best receiving TE not in the hall of fame and was an exceptional blocker. 499 career TE receptions is among the top ten all-time for TE's

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57Cliff Harris

Cliff was a tremendous safety for the Cowboys dynasty in the seventies. Made big plays in some of the Cowboys biggest games. He should have been inducted years ago.

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58Deron Cherry

Exceptional safety during the eighties. He will need some love from the Seniors Pool.

59Todd Christensen

Was a great catching TE that got off to a late career start. Was part of the TE trifecta of the early eighties with Kellen Winslow and Ozzie Newsome. Both of those guys are in the HOF and only Christensen has a Super Bowl ring.

60Jimmy Patton

Played on that great Giants team and had 52 interceptions and 5 pro bowls in a career that lasted only about 10 years.

An underrated name from the past. Had a similar career to Jack Butler who was named to the HOF a few years ago. So far he has not been nominated by the Seniors committee.

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