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SledNeck

The Pro Football Hall of Fame is a joke

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SledNeck

Cris Carter was not "selected" to the hall of fame.

Is there a "2nd best EVER at their position" player in NFL history that wasnt a first ballot hall of famer.

This is wrong and may the voters all burn in hades.

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mechanictim

I think Carters attitude the last couple of seasons he played really struck a nerve for some of the writers/voters. I think some of the writers are starting to place more emphasis on a players last impresion before hanging up the cleats than the overall accomplishments on the field. I can see both sides of this and i think maybe there would be some good in keeping a players ego in check if he truley wants to be considered a hall of fame caliber player. In my humble opinion a hall of famer SHOULD be judged by BOTH his career stats as well as his actions off the field or on the sidelines.

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SledNeck

Attitude? Ego?

Michael Irvin is in the HOF. With inferior stats.

The voters are a joke.

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not_nuf_time

Ivvin is in the hall of fame? didn't know that, he's not half the reciever Carter was. Just goes to show how important a super bowl win and where you play is. Monk was awfully good though.

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Sandmannd

Was watching inside the NFL and Peter King was saying a lot of the voters were looking at correcting the wrongs of not putting a lot of folks through. I think CC shoujld have got in the first time though.

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lawdog

Its a crock how they select for the hall of fame. PRESS writers, not athletes, coaches or fans, writers. What a joke! CC was the best, I'd take him on my team ten times before I dropped down to coke-head Irvin!!!

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outdoor ran

Cris Carter was way overrated. No superbowl rings and just another wide receiver.

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Wormdrowner

Buddy Ryan said all he could do was catch touchdown passes, sure could use a few these days. Vikes should consider him as a mentor to some of our young recievers.

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ikatcher

i didn't know you needed a ring to get in the hof. my bad

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Trainman

I'd say he's a tad bit better than James Lofton.... I agree that his last 2 years of antics may have soured his chances. I'm sure Jerry Rice will make it in his first year of eligibility. Carter will be there eventually.

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SledNeck

Lets break down career stats.

Cris Carter

8 pro-bowls

1101 rec.

13899 yards

130 Tds

Probably the best hands that ever caught an NFL football.

Irvin.HOF

5 pro bowls

750 rec

11904 yards

65 Tds

Steve Largent HOF.

7 time pro bowler

819 rec

13089 yards

100 TDs

James LoftonHOF

8 time pro bowler

764 rec.

14004 yards

75 Tds

John Stallworth HOF

537 rec

8723 yards

63 Tds

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Windy City Walleye Hunter

Comparing Stats,

Dent should have made it.

Windy

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MNice

Really, all sports are a joke already. Nothing is about the game, its all money & marketing.

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