There is not a greater football honor than to be one of the selected few people to receive a phone call from Canton, Ohio and hear that you will have a bronze sculpture of your head put into the Hall of Fame to immortalize you forever in the annals of football history.
There is also the flip side of the same coin. There isn't a more difficult decision to make as a football writer than to choose who belongs in the Hall of Fame. I used to be naive and think that it is easy; either a man belongs or not right? Wrong. It is easy to think that, but the truth is far more distorted.
Over the past few years as my knowledge of the history of the game improved, so did my respect for these writers who are buckled with the arduous decision every year. A lot of these writers do not like how the [...]
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The Hall Of Fame awaits Cris Carter. Why Carter is not already enshrined in Canton is beyond me. Sometimes great players need a little patience and this seems to be case where Carter is concerned.
Cris Carter was selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in round four of the 1987 Supplemental Draft. He signed with Minnesota in 1990 after being released by the Eagles. Carter spent 12 seasons with the Vikings before playing his final season with Miami.
In all, Carter played 16 seasons in the NFL, being named to the Pro Bowl team eight times and was also selected to the NFL All Decade Team of the 1990's.
Great hands and exceptional leaping ability were Chris Carter's trademarks. His career totals of 1101 receptions for 13,899 yards and 130 touchdowns rank among the elite in NFL history. [...]
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