Originally Posted by jimnabby
I think that may have played a role - in particular, I do think they gave him credit for his time in the CFL, which others wouldn't have gotten. But the numbers Moon put up just in the NFL were ridiculous. He finished his career 3rd all time in yards and 4th in TDs. I submit that anyone who does that is getting in the HOF, ring or no.
He also played in a run and shoot offense that allowed him to put up the numbers. I do think his race played the biggest part in making it to the HOF and I would say there are others who are in the HOF for the wrong reasons as well that race played no part but still worthy of the honor.