Good Luck Andre Tippett

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  1. Sean Pa Patriot

    Sean Pa Patriot Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    I believe today is the day the list gets down to the final 15 , and here is hoping Andre gets to that point.. Good Luck Andre, us pats fans are pulling for you..
  2. LloydBraun

    LloydBraun Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    It's absurd that it has not happened yet.

    The no championship argument in a team sport is ludicrous. "No championships " should hurt a golfer or tennis player in their quest for a hall of fame birth, but not a LB'er in such a team sport as football.

    The writers need to wake up and get a grasp on reality. A little harsh, yes, but this entire system is so political.

    The man is deserving, end of story.
  3. Sean Pa Patriot

    Sean Pa Patriot Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Well Said, but it would be a travesty if a guy like Terell Davis gets in before a guy like Andre Tippet..
  4. Tippett56

    Tippett56 Rookie

    Does anyone know the time when the decision is announced??
  5. Rob0729

    Rob0729 Supporter Supporter

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    I agree the man is deserving, but I don't think he won't get in because of his lack of championships. I think he is penalized for playing the Lawrence Taylor era. His career was overshadowed by LT. If he played in any other era, he would have had a more heralded career. A lot of players didn't get their proper credit at that time because LT was such a dominant player.
  6. OsloRhino

    OsloRhino Practice Squad Player

    Had Tippett played for Gnats, Cowgirls or Donkeys instead of a rank NE team he'd have been in the HOF years ago.
  7. PromisedLand

    PromisedLand Virtual Internet Person

    Wasn't TD the main offensive driver of a team that won two straight Super Bowls, and the MVP of the first one? (And no, the selection committee will not account for the fact that the Broncos were later found to have cheated on the salary cap...)

    As much as a am rooting for Tippett, I can't agree with your point about Davis.
  8. SoCal Bong

    SoCal Bong Rotational Player and Threatening Starter's Job

    Any word? Not even sure where to look.
  9. unoriginal

    unoriginal In the Starting Line-Up

    I was going to say the same thing. Dominant player. It says a lot about him that Shanahan, who normally changes running backs like other people change clothes, rode that sonofa***** for like six years straight. That offense went from the crapper to Blueprint status with the introduction of Davis.
  10. taltos

    taltos Third String But Playing on Special Teams

    It has been announced on the NFL website that Andre Tippett has been selected as a semi-finalist for induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Best wishes to Andre for luck in the final selections.
  11. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks Supporter Supporter

    Excellent! ....
  12. Fanfrom1960

    Fanfrom1960 In the Starting Line-Up

    I don't know about that. Harry Carson just got in, and he even played with Taylor. Of course, it did take him a long time. Mike Singletary was also contemporary with Taylor, and he's in. Not that I loved the guy at all (Taylor), but is anyone else affronted by the initials LT being used as Ladainian Tomlinson's moniker now?
  13. Box_O_Rocks

    Box_O_Rocks Supporter Supporter

    Well, I'm more inclined to see it as an effort to rehab the initials, but I'm cynical that way. :p
  14. captain stone

    captain stone Veteran Starter w/Big Long Term Deal

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    Why would I be?

    Good luck now, AT, because you had the bad luck then of being the best player on too many crappy teams, esp. the 1989-93 versions.
  15. PatsWickedPissah

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    Hell no. LT, the RB is the man!
  16. PatsFanInVa

    PatsFanInVa Supporter Supporter


    The HOF needs another nice Yiddische boy...

  17. italian pat patriot

    italian pat patriot In the Starting Line-Up

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    good luck Andre Tippett !!!
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