Originally Posted by TwoDeep3
One has to wonder if you used this same philosophy when Art Monk was not being promoted to the Hall of Fame?
The guy who broke records in his era ?
First player to record a touchdown reception in 15 consecutive seasons.
Consecutive seasons with at least 35 receptions (15)
First player to record over 102+ receptions (106 in 1984) in a season before NFL rules changes prior to the 1990 season that ushered in the "pass happy era". Still only three players in the next nine years collected 100 passes or more and only one (Sterling Sharpe in 1992) surpassed his total.
First player to record over 100+ receptions in the Super Bowl era.
First player to record back to back seasons on 1,200 yards and 90 receptions. 1984, 1985
First NFL player to reach 820 receptions in a career.
First NFL player to surpass 900 career receptions, finishing career with 940 (all-time record at the time).
First player to record at least one reception in 180 consecutive games.
If Dez was breaking records in the first half of this season...he would have made the useless Pro Bowl. Monk went to 3 SB's and was one of the key ingredients.