Top 10 NFL Players Not in the Hall of Fame

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21 Terrell Owens Terrell Owens Terrell Eldorado Owens is an American football wide receiver who played for the Seattle Seahawks, San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles 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 deserves more, he was a great football player. And the best part was when he knead down in cowboys stadium

He should make it

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22 Lester 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.

One of the best shut down corners of his time it's RIDICULOUS he's not already in.ENOUGH SAID!

23 Irving Fryar

Had a great second act in his career. May have been more of a threat in his thirties than his twenties. Never see him getting the love for the HOF unless senior committee sees his career differently when he gets on that ballot years from now.

Irving Fryar is on the list, but not Jason Taylor, Brian Dawkins, and Alan Faneca. Kevin Mawae also didn't get included on this list.

24 L.C. Greenwood

If it were not for so many Steelers he would have already been elected. He and Donnie Shell get the shaft as a result.

A valuable member of the steel curtain.

L.C. greenwood needs to be in the Hall.

It's been long enough, he deserves a spot in Canton.

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25 Tommy Nobis

Awesome 2 way player at UT!

The greatest Falcon

Please, he never even made a 2nd or a 1st all-pro team.

Tommy Nobis and many Falcons deserve HOF. Jessie Tuggle, Nobis, and Mike Kenn among others

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26 Leroy Butler

He was a legend

Not before players like Johnny Robinson, Steve Atwater, Cliff Harris and Jake Scott.

Should've been in the HOF like every other player that was voted to the 90's all decade team.

overrated.

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27 Donnie Shell

Donnie Shell was a vaunted Safety for the Steelers dynasty teams. Unfortunately he suffers much like L.C. greenwood in that too many of his teammates are already enshrined. Hopefully someday the Seniors committee can right this wrong.

Absolutely- 51 picks. Strong against the run, and a sellout hitter.

Herb Adderly, Ken Houston, Willie Wood, Yale Lary all in with less int's than Donnie.

He went undrafted, but still was a 4 time all pro, and a pro bowler 5 consecutive times. He nabbed 51 interceptions and 19 fumble recoveries, giving him 70 takeaways. He is one of the greatest free safetys ever, and is most certainly a hall of famer

28 Otis Taylor

One of the best receivers of the old AFL

29 Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith definitely belongs in the HOF. I was never a Skins fan, but this guy's record on the field cannot be dismissed, and that's supposed to count for something...

Jerry Smith deserves to be inducted into the Hall
of Fame. He Played TE for the Redskins
from 1965-77. He retired with 60 touchdown receptions, which was more than any
player to play that position until Shannon Sharpe broke the mark 27 years later. Indeed, Smith’s stats
match or exceed many of the eight tight ends who are enshrined in the Hall. Smith had 421 catches for 5,496 yards. That's
more receptions than three Hall-of-Fame tight ends, and only six fewer than
Mike Ditka caught. Smith’s receiving yards also surpass three inductees.


He has two fewer
touchdowns than Sharpe. But Smith’s total is eight more than Dave Casper, 13
more than Ozzie Newsome, 15 more than Kellen Winslow, 17 more than Ditka, 20
more than Jackie Smith, 22 more than John Mackey and 29 more than Charlie
Sanders. The numbers speak for themselves.
He was selected to the Pro Bowl 2x and runner up in Super Bowl VII…


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30 Johnny Robinson

Best safety of his generation. Overlooked due to career in AFL. Deserves to be in the Hall!

Over 50 interceptions, Super Bowl champion and one of the best complete safety's.

Probably the greatest AFL player not in

Should have been in long ago

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31 Leslie O'Neal

Leslie O'Neal is very underrated. He has as many sacks as Lawrence Taylor.

A very specialized pass rusher, not great against the run, but I would say he compares favorably to Fred Dean and Richard Dent and they are both in the HOF.

32 Drew Pearson

I find it hard I believe the man who caught the first Hail Mary pass isn't in the hall of fame. He was a part of arguably one of the greatest plays in football history. He has to go in.

Has been lost over time, but he was every bit as good as John Stallworth, Lynn Swann and Charlie Joiner. Hard to tell the story of the Dallas Cowboys without including Drew Pearson. He would get my vote.

Member of team of 70's belongs in

Team of 70's belongs

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33 Randall Cunningham Randall Cunningham Randall W. Cunningham is a former American football quarterback in the National Football League and current football coach and pastor.

People voting obviously don't know too much about old NFL players, learn your history children.

Cunningham was a great player to watch. I liked him best on the Vikings

One of the best

No, not good enough!

34 Torry Holt

Some of the most reception yards of all time

Torry Holt & Isaac Bruce make it tough on each other

Pace is going in this year...

He was apart of the G.S.O.T (greatest show on turf). - htoutlaws2012

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35 Henry 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

Belongs

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36 Jevon Kearse

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

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

Jevon Kearse deserves Hall of Fame

He had 14.5 sacks as a rookie.

37 Joe Klecko

Has to share spotlight with Gastineau but was far the superior player. Could do everything that Suh does today. Klecko was versatile and dominant.

All -pro 3 different positions,a no brainer,i don't understand the lack of respect for the man.

Joe Klecko may have been good but he is going to have a lonng wait. I predict he will get in in 2034. (that is a long wait)

38 Daryle Lamonica

His window of very good was not long enough but he did have a great nickname, the "Mad Bomber."

Was the original "Raider Bomber." Not quite HOF material.

39 Cliff Harris

He's the only member of the first-team all-decade team of the 1970s on defense who is not in the Hall of Fame. He was named first-team all-pro four times and made six Pro Bowls in ten years in the league. The voters don't seem to understand what safeties do, given that several of the greatest safeties ever (Steve Atwater, Joey Browner) are not in the Hall. Pitiful that Harris is not there.

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.

Another all decade memmber of 70's who belongs

Team of 70's

40 Harvey Martin

Until DeMarcus Ware broke The Cowboys sack record, Harvey Martin held the mark. He was a dominating DE during the Cowboys of the seventies and early eighties. He had the goods to be considered for the HOF.

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