Future Hall-of-Famers

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  1. mikey

    mikey In the Starting Line-Up

  2. njpatsfan

    njpatsfan Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    Is he talking about wRong Borges (HOF selector) ? Notice how he doesn't say how he would vote. Interesting.

  3. Pats726

    Pats726 Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

    Yup and probably others...
  4. Brady-To-Branch

    Brady-To-Branch Third String But Playing on Special Teams


    Dynastic Pats for Canton...

    Tom Brady
    Ty Law
    Adam Vinatieri
    Richard Seymour
    Rodney Harrison (he could have a tough time due to his "thug" reputation around the NFL)

    Definite Maybe's
    Willie McGinest
    Tedy Bruschi
    Mike Vrabel
    Corey Dillon
  5. Alk

    Alk In the Starting Line-Up

    I would say the only lock we have on the team right now is Brady. It's too early with Seymour. If his career were to end now, there is no way he would go, even if he continues at his current pace, I don't think he would wind up with impressive enough stats to get in. The same goes for every other player mentioned.
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  6. TomBradyWoot

    TomBradyWoot On the Game Day Roster

    Mike Vrabel??? What the hell?
  7. ctpatsfan77

    ctpatsfan77 PatsFans.com Supporter PatsFans.com Supporter

    #3 Jersey

    Sadly, I have to agree with Woot here. I blame Bill Cowher for wasting four years of his career. :enranged:

    But who knows, maybe Vrabel will make it as a coach (I can picture it so easily . . . February 2031 - "New England Patriots head coach Mike Vrabel"; it has a much better ring to it than "Ohio State head coach Mike Vrabel" :D ).
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  8. Brady-To-Branch

    Brady-To-Branch Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    I did say "maybe".

    - 3 SB Rings
    - great college career at Ohio St
    - Two way player in postseason (I think he set the NFL record for his 1st 6 recs as TD catches)
    - great SB perfomances
    - still has at least 3 years of playing football ahead of him
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  9. TomBradyWoot

    TomBradyWoot On the Game Day Roster

    I know you said "maybe", but theres no way Mike Vrabel ever gets to Canton.
  10. shakadave

    shakadave In the Starting Line-Up

    Never say never! You could argue he was the 3rd most valuable player on multi-SB winning teams.
  11. Patters

    Patters Moderator Staff Member PatsFans.com Supporter

    I know it would never happen, but in some ways Troy Brown deserves HOF honors. More than anyone, he represents what made the Pats into a dynasty -- with his work ethic, his willingness to do whatever was asked of him, and his determination. On pure talent and football skills alone, he may not be an HOFer, but in terms of what made the Pats great he is.
  12. VJCPatriot

    VJCPatriot Pro Bowl Player

    One thing you notice when you read about the selection process is how political it is. Dr. Z notes that most balloters will probably stiff BB on the first ballot vote even if he deserves to get in. On the other hand a "people person" like Vermeil will get in the first time, whether or not he's a better X's and O's guy.

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