Top 10 NFL Players Not in the Hall of Fame

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61 Patrick Willis Patrick Willis Patrick L. Willis is a former American football linebacker who played his entire eight-year career with the San Francisco 49ers of the National Football League.

Will not be eligible for years but because of a lack of longevity his case will be interesting.

62 Ray Lewis Ray Lewis Raymond Anthony Lewis Jr. is a former American football linebacker who played his entire 17-year career for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League.

The minute he is eligible, he will be elected. Best MLB since Butkus.

How is Ray Lewis 84? He should be number 1. The best defensive player EVER. The best Raven ever. The 2nd best player ever. Should be lock for 2018.

Best line backer in the game

FRIKING TOM BRADY IS A CHEATER RAY LEWIS IS SO MUCH MORE WORTHY TO BE IN THE HALL OF HAME THEN TOM BABY

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63 Tom Brady Tom Brady ...read more.

He has to be retired.

Five years after he retires there should not even be a debate. The only question is would you take Montana or Brady?

This dude is a cheater ruined super bowl 49 idiot...boy looking like Mickey mouse

He sucks

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64 Pat Fisher

Belonged in the HOF years ago, but not many post season honors may be keeping him out.

A hard hitting cornerback with over 50 ints.

65 Jim Plunkett

Never inducted and will never be inducted but is one of the best all time comeback stories in NFL history.

My grandpa (step grandpa) went to the same high school as him and his brother and plunkett were friends - ThePerson

Who in the world is this guy

Should be there on the strength of 2 Superbowls and one MVP

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66 Brian Urlacher

I have Brian Urlacher in 2018 class. I think that class has enough room for Ray Lewis and 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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67 Boomer 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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68 Wes Chandler

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

He was the number one receiver in the Air Coryell offense.

69 Cade 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.

A bust,what is he doing on this list!

70 Bryant 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.

I think Bryant Young was the best DT of all-time

71 Zach 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.

72 Ben Coates

He belongs

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

73 Todd 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.

74 Jimmy 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.

75 Aaron Glenn

Had some great years early in his career and then petered out. Hall of very good, not Hall of Fame.

76 Nick Lowery

I know kickers were not as accurate as they are now, but during the eighties, it was a battle between Lowery and Morten Anderson as to who you would rather have. Anderson might have been more accurate but Lowery had a bigger leg. He was clutch from 50+ yards

77 Joe Jacoby

Hard for me to believe Joe Jacoby is not in the Hal of Fame. He was a great Tackle during the redskins glory years and a famed member of the "hogs." Russ Grimm was inducted a few years ago, but you could argue that Jacoby was more indispensable. Grimm was know to miss a lot of games with injury. Jacoby was more reliable and protected the blind side of the QB.

Part of the awesome Hogs. definitely should be in. 2019, if he is not a Senior nominee, should be his year.

I think the voters will get Joe Jacoby in before Alan Faneca. 2017 Should be his year. If not 2017, Steve Huchinson comes in 2018. If Jacoby doesn't get voted in for 2018, he will have to go to the senior pole.

78 Rodney Harrison

Rodney was a hard hitting safety who epitomized tough nosed defense. All time leader in sacks for a member of the secondary. Made Super Bowl appearances with the Chargers and Patriots.

79 Karl Mecklenburg

Karl was one of the most versatile and effective defensive players of the 80's. He was a leader on one of the best defenses during that time frame and he compares very well with other linebackers that are already in the HOF. Hopefully he does not have to wait until the Senior Pool.

The Senior Pool will probably determine if he gets in or not.

Crying shame

80 Clinton Portis

Just not seeing the career numbers needed for HOF. Does have a HOF personality though!

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