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Old 01-20-2007, 02:36 AM   #16
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

hard for him not to get in on the first ballot. truly elite during his peak.
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Old 01-20-2007, 11:06 AM   #17
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

Hard to see any way Green's not a first ballot choice, by the Monk fiasco has me suspicious over the entire HOF process. Too easy for a small but vocal minority take an unreasonable postion and build a coalition around it.
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Old 01-20-2007, 12:41 PM   #18
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He does have some "trademark" plays:
Chasing down Dorsett.
Punt return hurdle for TD in the playoffs.
and let's not forget the play he made on the ball to knock it away against Chris Carter of the Vikings in the 85/86 Championship game.
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Old 01-20-2007, 07:17 PM   #19
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

If not first ballot then I will NEVER have faith in the system they use to pick who goes.
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Old 01-20-2007, 09:26 PM   #20
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

First ballot. No brainer. In his prime who was better than DG??
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Old 01-20-2007, 10:02 PM   #21
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

If Darrell Green isn't a first ballot Hall of Famer, then the voters should have their voting privledges revoked. Also, Monk should have been voted in a while ago, it's a shame that he's still having to wait to get in!
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Old 01-20-2007, 10:43 PM   #22
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

of all the guys in the last twenty years of the league,well the ones not in the hall yet,i would think that darrell green and jackie slater are about the only ones to be sure 1st round locks.
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Old 01-22-2007, 01:36 AM   #23
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Re: Darrell Green and the Hall of Fame?

Matty:

I want to pick a nit with your post here. Darrell Green was not the first shut down corner (before Deion). There were shut-down cornerbacks before Darrell Green came into the league.

Dick "Night Train" Lane, Lem Barney, Herb Adderley and Willie Brown come immediately to mind.

Interestingly, I believe all four of those gentlemen are in the Hall of Fame.
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