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Former Cowboys star Larry Allen one of 13 first-year Hall of Fame candidates; a lock

Discussion in 'Fan Zone' started by Mr Cowboy, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Mr Cowboy

    Mr Cowboy Well-Known Member

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    Former Cowboys star guard Larry Allen heads a list of 13 first-year eligible modern-era candidates nominated for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013.

    The headlines include offensive lineman Jonathan Ogden and defensive linemen Warren Sapp and Michael Strahan.

    Allen, Strahan and Ogden are considered locks to enter the Hall of Fame in their first year of eligibility. Sapp is a good bet as well. Other prominent first-year eligible candidates are safety John Lynch, kicker Morten Anderson, quarterback Steve McNair and running back Priest Holmes.

    Read more here: http://startelegramsports.typepad.com/cowboys/#storylink=cpy
  2. The30YardSlant

    The30YardSlant Benched

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    Priest Holmes had three good seasons, no way he is HOF worthy.
  3. warrior43

    warrior43 Member

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    is it me being a homer i think Larry Allen is a lock as well.
  4. Supercowboy1986

    Supercowboy1986 Active Member

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    na its pretty widely accepted that larry allen was one of a kind
  5. warrior43

    warrior43 Member

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    Nevermind i didnt see that Allen was listed in the locks. My Bad
  6. Kilyin

    Kilyin Well-Known Member

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    I hear Larry Allen wrestles grizzly bears in his spare time now.
  7. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    I can't wait to see his acceptance speech.
  8. Cowboys&LakersFan

    Cowboys&LakersFan Benched

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    He's the greatest offensive linemen of all time. Of course he's a lock.
  9. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    "Um... Thanks."

    *Walks off stage*

    Shortest HoF speech in history.
  10. NorthTexan95

    NorthTexan95 Active Member

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    This!
  11. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    LA, Ogden, Strahan are locks. They'll probably take one of the WR's:Brown, Carter or Reed and hopefully Charles Haley.
  12. Joshmil53

    Joshmil53 Active Member

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    I'd say second. Walter Jones is probably the best. 23 career sacks and only 8 penalties if I recall.
  13. fgoodwin

    fgoodwin Active Member

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    I love Danny White but there is no way he is HOF worthy.

    Same for Erik Williams. I think Larry Allen is a first ballot shoo-in but I'm not sure any of the other Cowboys are locks to get in. I don't see any Cowboy nominee beyond Allen (and possibly Haley) making it to the list of 15 finalists.

    I love Darren Woodson but I can't see three Cowboys on the list of 15 finalists.
  14. jazzcat22

    jazzcat22 Well-Known Member

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    Then has them for lunch....
  15. Future

    Future Intramural Legend

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    Maybe LA isn't the best all times, but Walter Jones wasn't better. No way. La completely physically dominated guys.

    On another note, where is a good place to find stats like sacks allowed?
  16. Questfor6

    Questfor6 Well-Known Member

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    I bet somehow McNair gets in on his first ballot too.
  17. Deep_Freeze

    Deep_Freeze Well-Known Member

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    LA will have the first speech that I will actually care to hear....all 2 words of it.
  18. mldardy

    mldardy Well-Known Member

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    McNair isn't getting in and definitely not on first ballot.
  19. Aikbach

    Aikbach Active Member

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    If Warren Moon and Jim kelly are in the HOF, why not Danny White? He played in two super bowls, was the only legitimate punting/ thrower threat ever, and was denied SB appearances as a signal caller by bad luck more than anything.
  20. CowboyMike

    CowboyMike Stay Thirsty, My Friends

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    Also, McNabb. There's always been talk about him potentially being a Hall of Famer. If he's in the conversation, then Danny definitely should be.

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