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NFL.com: Jason Taylor a Hall of Famer in 2019

Discussion in 'Miami Dolphins Forum' started by Jt0323, Aug 6, 2013.

  1. Jt0323

    Jt0323 Fins Up! Luxury Box

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  2. Stitches

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    I just don't see Terrell Davis as a HOFer personally. Yea, he had one big year and some other good ones but 4-5 seasons don't make a HOF career IMO.
     
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  3. Fin D

    Fin D Sigh Club Member

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    I'm going to be pissed when Urlacher gets in before Zach.
     
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  4. HULKFish

    HULKFish Artist and Scribe

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    Let us hope that does not happen... Zach was twice the player Urlacher was.
     
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  5. Firesole

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    If JT turns out to not be a first ballot HOFer and Terrel Davis got in before him I would definitely lose my ****.


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  6. Frumundah Finnatic

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    I thought Kooch wasnt eligible anymore?
     
  7. Larryfinfan

    Larryfinfan 17-0...Priceless Club Member

    It would be about time for Kooch to get in...he deserves it as much as any of the guys talked about here, including JT....
     
  8. Larryfinfan

    Larryfinfan 17-0...Priceless Club Member

    He now would get elected in the "old timers" slot. Each year there is always at least one old time player put in the HOF along with the newer guys...but he'll always be eligible...
     
  9. Daben

    Daben Season Ticket Holder Club Member

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    Zach's chances took a big hit when Paul Zimmerman's health problems started. Zimmerman went on record saying he would propose Zach in the meeting as one of the elite players of his age who should be a first ballot hall of famer, and that would have had a lot of weight in the discussion. It might be worth writing to Peter King to ask if he would like to speak on Zimmerman's behalf. Zimmerman was also a very vocal Kuechenberg supporter as well. Not bad for a former Jets writer who Shula publicly derided.

    From the neck up Zach Thomas was the best defensive player of his generation.
     
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  10. rdhstlr23

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    Lance Briggs in the HoF would be a crime.
     
  11. Aquafin

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    well darn it all to heck , I really wonder if our guys are getting discriminated for unknown reasons.

    and why is it Dan Marino who put up great numbers cant have his two best wrs get into Canton ? I am starting to think that Miami 's wide receivers even with a passing game with Dan just cant get any credit.

    don't care what anyone says Mark Duper , Mark Clayton and Nat Moore deserve to be in Canton, furthermore In oder for Dan to have great numbers he had to have someone catch his passes. :angry:
     
  12. jdang307

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    It's tough. Strahan didn't make it yet right?
     
  13. Paul 13

    Paul 13 Chaotic Neutral & Unstable Genius Staff Member

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    also a shame that Mark Clayton will never get in. (maybe as an old timer)
     
  14. btfu149

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    Zach Thomas not getting in would be a crime
     
  15. Clark Kent

    Clark Kent Fighter of the Nightman

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    I think he'll have to wait for Urlacher. BU's numbers set the precedent and then Thomas gets in sometime after. At least, I hope so...

    Jason Taylor's career stats

    Tackles: 789
    Sacks: 139.5 (6th's all-time 2 sacks behind 5th)
    Interceptions: 9
    TDs: 9 (NFL Record)
    Safeties: 3
    Forced Fumbles: 47 (NFL Record)
    Pass Defenses: 99 (NFL Record)
    Defensive Player of the Year: 1, 2006
    Championships: 0

    First ballot numbers? Yes. But that goose egg at the bottom... Going to be tricky. I think he gets in right away, assuming Strahan gets in.
     
  16. Da 'Fins

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    A player can get in with a short career (see Gale Sayers and Dwight Stephenson).

    However, I agree on TD not being deserving at all. This is esp. true when you see how average RB's faired throughout the Shanahan/Alex Gibbs coaching. The OL scheme and system was phenomenal for a RB. Not that Davis was not a very good player, but he benefitted greatly from that. I really liked him as a player but if he gets in the HOF I would be disappointed.
     
  17. Rocky Raccoon

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    Zach is favorite Dolphin ever, but I also looked at him as a borderline HOF'er. Would be ecstatic to see him get in and I would probably make the trip to Canton to see it.

    As for JT, he is a no-brainer. He may not be 1st ballot but he'll get in shorty after. OK, so I'm making 2 trips to Canton.

    Or maybe they'll get in the same year. How ****ing awesome would that be? That would be a hell of a moment for the brother-in-laws and us fans.
     
  18. Stitches

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    Gale Sayers played in a different time. If he put up the numbers he did today and nothing more, I'd say he's not worth a HoF selection even if he were just as electric (unlikely IMO).


    And to those who think Clayton should be in, I have to disagree. He's where he should be (in the Ring of Honor), but not quite good enough for the hall. With that said, I'd be ecstatic if they felt he belonged.
     
  19. padre31

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    JT is a first or second ballot HoFer, he was off and on the most dominant pass rusher in the NFL for a decade.

    Zach is a bit different, do think he is HoF worthy, MLB's just have a tough time getting love unless the media just kisses their buts (ala Mike Singletary the last 4 yrs of his career).
     

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