Has the NFL been dealing with a steroid problem over the last three decades just like MLB? Yes. Were Pro Football Hall of Fame selectors dumb stubborn enough to elect absolutely no one to this year's Hall of Fame class? No. A number of gridiron greats are heading to Canton this year. Check out the list below to see who made it and some of their career highlights.
Larry Allen (Guard): 11x Pro Bowler, 7x All Pro Player, one-time Super Bowl champion (XXX with the Dallas Cowboys). Allen also made the '1990s and 2000s All-Decade teams.
Cris Carter (Wide Receiver): 8x Pro Bowler, 2x First-Team All-Pro Player, and named to the 1990s All-Decade team.
Curley Culp (Defensive Tackle): 5x Pro Bowler, 1x First-Team All-Pro Player, 1969 AFL All-Star, Newspaper Enterprise Association Defensive Player of the Year (1975).
Jonathan Ogden (Offensive Tackle): 11x Pro Bowler, 9x All-Pro Player, one-time Super Bowl Champion (XXXV with the Baltimore Ravens). Ogden will be the first Baltimore Raven to enter the Hall of fame.
Bill Parcells (head coach): 2x AP NFL Coach of the Year (1986 and 1994), coached two Super Bowl championship teams (NY Giants in Super Bowl XXI and Super Bowl XXV). Parcells was also named to the 1990s All-Decade Team.
Dave Robinson (Linebacker): 3x Pro Bowler, 3x First-Team All-Pro Player, 1967 Pro Bowl MVP.
Warren Sapp (Defensive Tackle): 7x Pro Bowler, 4x First-Team All-Pro Player, 1999 Defensive Player of the Year, one-time Super Bowl champion (XXXVII with the Buccaneers). Named to the 1990s and 2000s All-Decade Team.
Notable candidates that didn't make the cut include Charles Haley, Michael Strahan, Tim Brown, Jerome Bettis.
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